September 9, 2015

St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological Library Orientation on September 12

The St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological Library cordially invites you to its Orientation on September 12 at the Claremont School of Theology, Seely G. Mudd Theater. Among the speakers are His Grace Bishop Serapion and the Very Reverend Professor Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg), who will speak about ecumenical issues among the Orthodox Church today. For more information, please visit this link.

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December 24, 2014

St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological Seminary Offers Inaugural Courses

With great joy, the Diocese announces new online course offerings from the St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological Seminary (ACTS). These courses are designed to enrich clergy, servants, and laity in their knowledge of the Orthodox faith.His Grace Bishop Serapion spoke about the importance of theological education in his mission statement for the seminary:For more than a decade, our goals have been: (1) to establish an Orthodox Studies Program at the highest caliber, that would – …

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June 20, 2013

Summer Course in Theological Fathers (June 25-August 8, 2013)

With the blessing and support of our blessed father, His Grace Bishop Serapion, we joyfully announce the first summer course for the Diocese in Theological Studies. This course will begin next week (Tuesday June 25) and extend to the beginning of August on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3-5 pm at St. Maurice. This course is designed for serious servants seeking advanced theological studies. We hope this will extend to a full theological studies in the Fall – …

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April 9, 2009

The Christology of St Severus of Antioch (I)

St Severus of Antioch is one of the great Fathers of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. In the decades after the Council of Chalcedon in 451 AD it was he, more than any other theologian, who expressed most forcefully and clearly the Orthodox Christology of the Oriental Orthodox Churches. He grew up in the confused environment of the Church produced by Chalcedon and intermittently exacerbated by imperial persecution of those who rejected the decisions of that – …

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