Latest News & Announcements
Congratulations with the Feast Day of the Institute
(31st January 2014) 18 / 31 January marks the feast day of St. Athanasius the Great and St. Cyril of Alexandria, the patrons of our Orthodox Institute, and we congratulate all our students, friends, symposium participants and benefactors with the heavenly joy of this feast.
We have marked this occasion by the serving of a moleben on behalf of our students, staff and friends, with the prayer that our patron saints will continue to bestow their blessings upon the good works and intentions of all those associated with the Institute.
UK Pilgrimage to Open for Registration at February Symposia
(1 February 2014) The Institute's first educational pilgrimage will take place in the coming year, to the holy Orthodox sites of the British Isles, including England and Scotland. Pilgrims will visit the sites, shrines and relics of some of the great saints of the Church, including the Apostle Aristobulus, Sts Bede, Cuthbert, Chad, Augustine of Canterbury, Alban and many, many others — while at the same time visiting London, Edinburgh, Oxford, York, Durham, Holy Island, Essex, Canterbury, Hadrian's Wall, and other historical sites.
Three cohorts of new students prepare to start their studies on 14th January
(11th January 2014) Three new student cohorts are set to begin their studies on the Institute's flagship Certificate Program in Orthodox Studies by Distance Learning this coming Tuesday, 14th January - the start of the Institute's winter term. Joining three other cohorts already in thier studies, three different modules are beginning on Tuesday: "Foundations in Orthodox History and Practice", "The Church and the Book: The Church at Prayer", and "Controversies, Councils & Creeds: Into the Conciliar Age", the latter of which is being offered for the first time.
Registration is open for the Institute's February symposia in San Francisco and Riverside
(16th December 2013) We are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the Institute's February symposia for 2014, to take place both in San Francisco and Riverside, CA. This year's theme, "Martyrdom in the Christian Life: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow" focuses on an issue of increasing importance in the living-out of Orthodoxy today, and we have assembled a superb collection of speakers for both locations to lead us through this topic in depth and with pastoral care.
Click here for full details on the symposia, including programs, speaker and lecture information, and on-line registration which can be completed in only a few minutes. Significant discounts are currently available for all registrations completed before 31st December 2013.
First Institute meetings in Colorado area
(14th November 2013) During the week of 5th-8th November 2013, the Institute was represented in Colorado Springs, Colorado by Director Archimandrite Irenei, who met together with current students as well as interested future applicants and area clergy, discussing the future work of the Institute's programs and the first Symposium to take place in the region, tentatively arranged for Autumn 2014.