On February 19th the Training Committee’s meeting between rectors and administration staff of theological institutions took place in an St. Andrew monastery conference hall. Rector, the bishop of Zvenigorod Pitirim represented the Moscow Theological Academy.
On February 17th the bishop of Zvenigorod Pitirim, Rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, together with other MThA representatives visited the Saint-Petersburg Theological Academy. Guests observed lessons at the Church Art faculty.
On February 14th and 15th the bishop of Zvenigorod Pitirim, Rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, performed festive services at the academic church of the Intercession of the Theotokos. During the Divine Liturgy he ordained a Master student into a deacon.
The Printing House of the Moscow Theological Academy released the 2020 calendar which consists of two parts. There is a monthly list with an indication of church feasts which accompanied by history of an academic church of the Intercession of the Theotokos established 150 years ago.
On February 6 th an MThA first-year Bachelor student Pavel Denisik organized a public campaign
against artificial abortion. He told the passers-by in which period of pregnancy baby’s heart starts
beating by using some realistic human-like models.
On January 29 th participants of the 27 th International Educational Christmas Readings
visited the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) where they took part in the 7 th
Science and practical conference “Spiritual and moral culture in high school. Battle for Victory
75 years after”.
On January 28 th 2020 a conference “Go and teach: Orthodox Missionary work in Russian
history” took place in a VDNH’s historical park “Russia is my history”. The conference was
hold as a part of the 28 th International Educational Christmas Readings that were dedicated to the
150 th anniversary of establishment of the Orthodox Missionary organization whose statute was
approved by Alexander II in November 1869.
The publishing house of the Moscow Theological Academy has released a new book “The one voice plain
singing: a manual for practicing the eight church modes”. Tatiana Panteleeva, who is an author and a
compiler, works as a church singing senior teacher of a church-practical department and a chorister’s faculty
of the Moscow Theological Academy.