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Madre Inés Receives Honorary Doctorate

The degree of Doctor of Humane Letters was bestowed upon Madre Inés Ayau Garcia by the Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY at Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2013 on May 18th at 2pm.

The Citation notes; “Your entire adult life has reflected your desire to learn and become all that was needed to be a missionary to your people in Guatemala ... the sense of obligation to serve others that you inherited from your Ayau family, your solid educational background, and the support of the sisters who have stood with you - you have been instrumental in helping the Orthodox faith set down deep roots in Guatemala...A bold and courageous Abbess, you have become an inspiration for many beyond the borders of Guatemala, and your ministry has reached around the world.”

Axia!  For more information please visit the seminary website at www.svots.edu