June 26, 2017

Register Now for an Intensive Course on Saint Athanasius by Guest Lecturer Father George Dragas

By presenting original research into the writings of St.Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (295-373), this course will respond to the challenges arising out of the contemporary scholarly studies of St. Athanasius’ theology and writings and promote the theological legacy of this … The post Register Now for an Intensive Course on Saint Athanasius by Guest Lecturer Father George Dragas appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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June 19, 2017

Register for the Summer Diocese Conventions

It’s that time again! Benefit from the amazing Diocese conventions and enjoy spiritual renewal along with fellowship with old and new friends. Info and registration open now at: http://lacopts-conventions.org

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June 15, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Ramez Mikhail

ACTS congratulations to Dr. Ramez Mikhail who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “the presentation of the lamb: a historical and theological analysis of the prothesis and preparatory rites of the Coptic liturgy” on Wednesday June 14 at Universität Wien, advanced … The post Congratulations Dr. Ramez Mikhail appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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June 4, 2017

Sign Up for Your Spot for the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th

ACTS is proctoring the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th. Register now to reserve your seat, as spots are filling up quickly! The test is 70 questions and should take no more than 2 hours. You have the option to … The post Sign Up for Your Spot for the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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May 17, 2017

Congratulations to the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017!

Monday, May 15 marked the Commencement Ceremony of the first graduating class of St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological School. In the Blessed presence of His Imminence Metropolitan Serapion, His Grace Bishop Rafael and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, along with … The post Congratulations to the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017! appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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May 12, 2017

Metropolitan Serapion Meditates on Christian Unity (audio)

In this meditation, His Eminence speaks about Christian unity in light of recent ecumenical events (Arabic). https://www.dropbox.com/s/sl26it5q0qtjmoy/towards%20Chritian%20Unity.m4a?dl=0

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Tagged: Ecumenism
May 8, 2017

His Grace Bishop Raphael on Liturgical Theology

Liturgical Theology with His Grace Bishop Raphael (In Arabic Only). These series of lectures will examine theological thought inspired by engagement with the Coptic Orthodox liturgical tradition. After an in-depth examination into the theological understanding of Orthodox worship and the … The post His Grace Bishop Raphael on Liturgical Theology appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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May 2, 2017

Program Highlight: Servant Leadership Certificate Program

Summer 2017 brings the unique opportunity of the Servant Leadership Certificate Program. The course, designed for college students, graduates, and young professionals, provides tools and strategies to develop skills in leadership, particularly servant leadership, that can be applicable not only … The post Program Highlight: Servant Leadership Certificate Program appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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April 26, 2017

The Project of the Martyrs, Nabil and Neseem

Our good Lord allowed our churches in Egypt to suffer terrorist attacks, such as those that impacted the churches of El Botrosiyya in Cairo, St. Mark Cathedral in Alexandria, and Mar Gergis (St. George) in Fanta, which led to the martyrdom of many and numerous others who were wounded. Despite all the pain we felt in those incidents, we saw the soothing hand of the Lord in protecting His Church and people. In the attack – …

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April 26, 2017

Orthodox Day of Praise – May 13

St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Monica is planning to hold its Orthodox Day of Praise on Saturday, May 13. This is a unique and a joyous event where the different Orthodox churches praise the Resurrected Christ in one unified language: the language of praise and music The admission, food and child activities are all for FREE. Orthodox Day of Praise

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April 23, 2017

ACTS Proudly Announces the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017

ACTS is proud to announce its first graduating class. This group of students will have each completed and earned their Masters of Theological Studies and will be graduating at ACTS’ first Commencement Ceremony on May 15th alongside the celebration of … The post ACTS Proudly Announces the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017 appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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April 15, 2017

Paschal Message of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2017

Download the messages in both Arabic and English (PDF) Resurrection 2017 – Arabic Resurrection 2017 – English   “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels” (2 Cor. 4:7) My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you the blessings of the Glorious Feast of the Res-urrection. We rejoice in the Resurrection of our Lord, because it gives us – …

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