Favorable Response to Orthodoxy 101 On-Line Class Offering

JOHNSTOWN, PA -- The Diocesan Apostolate For Christian Education is pleased to report that there has been a favorable response to the announcement of  a seven-week on-line introductory class on Orthodox Christianity, Orthodoxy 101, which will begin next Monday, November 16, 2009.

At the time of press, more than 40 people have registered for the on-line class, approximately half of which are either non- Orthodox Christian inquirers, or newly received converts to the faith.   The participants are from 10 states in the U.S, and there are two international students, from the UK and South America. 

The class, led by Fr. Peter Paproski, will be  broadcast live each week from St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church  in Stratford Connecticut.   The  class will begin at 7:00 pm and will last approximately 90 minutes..  Those faithful living in the greater Bridgeport, Connecticut region are cordially invited to attend the class in person.

Topics to be discussed will include, Salvation History, Holy Tradition, Church History,  Doctrine and Dogma, Prayer, Ethics and Morality and discovering one's vocation in life.  Time will be allowed at the end of each session for a question and answer period based on questions raised  in person or via email  Audio recordings of each session will be archived for later study.

There is no charge for participating, however, those who wish to participate must register on-line to enter the class room and access the broadcast link.  Audio recordings of each session will be archived for later study.

There is still time to register. Won't YOU join our class?

For more information and to register, please click here.

 


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