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 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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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 14, 2017

Words from the Holy Father St. Athanasius on Good Friday

“It is so written in the scriptures; if our souls are following the law of God, the powers of darkness will not overpower us, but if we drift away from God they will prevail on us. You man, who want … The post Words from the Holy Father St. Athanasius on Good Friday appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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January 7, 2017

Happy Nativity Feast!

On the night of His birth, Christ showed us His immense love and humility in His willingness to be born in a manger and begin his journey on Earth that ended in our Salvation. These sentiments are expressed eloquently in … The post Happy Nativity Feast! appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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October 9, 2016

Sign Up and Join Our Egypt Study Abroad Program!

This semester, ACTS is looking forward to some exciting new courses and opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our study abroad opportunity in Egypt. From December 11th – 23rd, scholars will be introduced to the historical and archaeological study of the monastic life in Egypt, specifically the monasticism in Wadi El… The post Sign Up and Join Our Egypt Study Abroad Program! appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological – …

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October 9, 2016

Sign Up and Join Our Egypt Study Abroad Program!

This semester, ACTS is looking forward to some exciting new courses and opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our study abroad opportunity in Egypt. From December 11th – 23rd, scholars will be introduced … The post Sign Up and Join Our Egypt Study Abroad Program! appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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April 10, 2016

Coptic Congress comes to Claremont

Every four years experts the International Association for Coptic Studies holds a conference in which top scholars throughout the world gather to present their research in Coptic archeology, art, literature, papyrology, monasticism, and other topics. The 11th Congress will be hosted by Claremont from July 25-30, 2016. The short communications will be presented by the following: His Grace Bishop Martyros. The Scriptoria in the Coptic Monasteries and their Role in Enriching the Art of illuminating Coptic Manuscripts From the – …

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April 8, 2016

The Length of our Lord’s Public Ministry

The Gospel reading of the Fifth Sunday of the Great Holy Fast, known as the Sunday of the Paralytic, begins with this simple statement: “After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem” (Jn 5:1). It is, prima facie, a simple statement that one can easily pass over, but it deserves our attention, for we learn from it more than the obvious fact that our Lord went to Jerusalem – …

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January 29, 2016

Scholarship Fund Established in Honor of Pope Shenouda III

With much joy and anticipation, a student scholarship fund was established in honor of the Trice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III in January, 2016. ACTS seeks to raise $50,000 by March 1, 2016 for this purpose. So far almost half of these funds have been raised. Individuals who wish to contribute to this scholarship fund, may donate through the website, or via mail (ACTS, 1325 N. College Blvd., Claremont, CA 91711). For further information, please email us at info@actslibrary.org. Applications – …

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January 25, 2016

A Match Made in Heaven

The continuous search for a place to reside led St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological School to Claremont. However, when ACTS finally settled down, many people wondered why Claremont had been selected as the new home for ACTS. The comprehensive list of assets offered in both partnerships with Claremont Graduate University and Claremont School of Theology made Claremont the ideal place to establish a Coptic Theological School. Claremont Graduate University (CGU) is home to a – …

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