Renowned Byzantine priest and liturgist Fr. David E. Anderson delivered a series of lectures at Christendom College beginning on February 4, focusing on the liturgical traditions of the Eastern Churches. This is the third of Fr. Anderson’s series, titled A Walk Through the Byzantine Divine Liturgy.

Fr. David E. Anderson, a priest of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Chicago, was born in 1953 in Jamestown, N.Y. Educated at Wadhams Hall and St. Vladimir’s Seminary, where he was a student of Fr. Alexander Schmemann, he was ordained in 1983 and has served as a parish priest for 31 years, the last 15 of which have been at St. Peter’s Church in Ukiah, California. From before his ordination until now, he has been both a teacher and a translator of patristic and Byzantine liturgical texts.