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The 73nd Commencement Exercises of Seminary of the Southwest

May 21 - May 22

Seminary of the Southwest will hold two ceremonies this year – an evening service of Holy Eucharist and a formal morning Commencement – to recognize and celebrate graduating students and award degrees in divinity, religion, counseling, chaplaincy and pastoral care, and spiritual formation and diplomas in Anglican studies and in theological studies.

This year’s Commencement speaker will be Dr. Willie James Jennings. Honorary Doctorates will be bestowed upon Day Smith Pritchartt.

Read more about graduation events here:

Dr. Willie James Jennings Announced as Commencement Speaker

Tuesday, May 21

Holy Eucharist on the Occasion of the
73nd Commencement of Seminary of the Southwest
with the Presentation of the Seminary Crosses

5:30 p.m.
Christ Chapel
Seminary of the Southwest

501 E. 32nd St.
Austin, TX 78705

Reception to follow.

RSVP link coming soon.


Wednesday, May 22

The 73nd Commencement Exercises of
The Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest
A service of mid-morning prayer

10:00 a.m.
Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

3201 Windsor Road
Austin, TX 78703

Reception to follow.


Watch event livestreams here.


Commencement speaker:

Dr. Willie James Jennings

Dr. Willie James Jennings, Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School. In addition to giving the commencement address, Dr. Jennings will receive an honorary doctorate from the seminary.

Dr. Willie Jennings

Honorary Degree Recipients:

Day Smith Pritchartt



May 21
May 22

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