• V. Rev. Alexis Vinogradov

    V. Rev. Alexis Vinogradov

    Retired Priest of the Orthodox Church in America

    Archpriest Alexis Vinogradov studied architecture at McGill University and practiced architecture until 1975, when he went to study theology at St. Vladimir’s Seminary under Fr. Alexander Schmemann. During those seminary years, Fr. Alexis had a chance encounter with the famous Russian writer, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, a meeting that led to a great friendship and the designing of Solzhenitsyn’s home and studio in Vermont. In 1978, he took a temporary assignment as parish priest in the Hudson Valley, retiring in 2015 after 37 years at this “temporary assignment.” With a Russian family background, he was and is involved today in the translation of Russian theological texts and the massive collection of Radio Liberty Broadcasts of Fr. Alexander Schmemann. In his capacity as architect, Fr. Alexis has designed and renovated many contemporary Orthodox churches.

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Liturgical Theology and Parish Architecture

Lecture by Archpriest Alexis Vinogradov From the conference “The Shape of the Sacred: Eastern Christianity and Architectural Modernity,” held at Fordham University May 30 – June 1, 2023 From panel session 2, “The Sacred and the Avant-Garde,” moderated by Sergei Chapnin

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