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Archpriest Vadim Pogrebniak (photo: Vadim Pogrebniak (photo: May 2018 • In Memoriam

Alumnus Archpriest Vadim Pogrebniak, 80, fell asleep in the Lord on the afternoon of the Leavetaking of Pascha, Wednesday, May 16, in Shoreline, WA. Fr. Vadim was Pastor Emeritus of Saint Spiridon Cathedral, Seattle, WA, and former Chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of the West.

Fr. Vadim attended St. Vladimir’s Seminary from 1973 until 1976 in the Theological Division, the predecessor of what is now the seminary’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program. He also studied at St. Tikhon’s Seminary in South Canaan, PA.

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