A delegation of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese for the Eastern United States

27 Jan

Kiraz 2A delegation of the Syriac Orthodox Archdiocese for the Eastern United States paid a visit to New Brunswick Theological Seminary to discuss educational programs. The delegation was headed by His Eminence Mor Dionosios Jean Kawak, the Patriarchal Assistant and Patriarchal Delegate for the Archdiocese, Dayroyo Saliba Kassis, and Dr. George A. Kiraz. They met with Dr. Gregg A. Mast, President of the Seminary, The Revd. Wilard Ashley, Dean of the Seminary, and Dr. Christopher Jones who offered seminars to our clergy retreat last summer. The representatives discussed ways by which our clergy can attended courses at the seminary, and building on Dr. Jones’s seminars and having faculty members of the seminary deliver courses and workshops for our clergy retreats. The Syriac delegation also requested of the seminary to investigate the possibility of finding paths for accreditation for our seminary in Damascus.

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