Past Summer Programs

2015

Toronto, Ontario
Intensive Summer Courses 2015 (July 2-5, Courses 6-18 & 6-24 – 2 and 3 Weeks)

2014

Ottawa, Ontario
Intensive Summer Courses 2014 (July 7-12, 14-18, Exam July 19th – 2 Weeks)

2013

Edmonton, Alberta (July 5 – 7, 2013) Courses – July 9 – 20, 2013

Univ, Ukraine (July 8 – July 26, 2013)

  • THO 2306  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy/Sacraments I: Introduction to the Liturgical Year of the Byzantine Ukrainian Church – “The Year of Lord’s Grace” (Prof. Petro Sabat)
  • THO 3325  Theology and Spirituality of Icons: Eastern Christian Theology of Icons – An Introduction (Prof. Taras Tymo)

2012

Ottawa, Ontario (June 30 – July 2, 2012) Courses – July 4 – 14, 2012

  • THO 2137  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought I:  Metropolitan Anthony Bloom and Kenotic Theology (Rev. Dr. Roman Rytsar).
  • THO 3306  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought II: Theosis (Deification)  (Rt. Rev. Dr. Andriy Chirovsky).

Univ, Ukraine (July 7 – July 28, 2012)

  • THO 2138  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian History I: “Early Christian Monasticism: Origins and Developments (Rev. Prof. Leonty Tumouski) – (monk)
  • THO 2306  Selected Topics in the Eastern Christian Liturgy/Sacraments I Christ is in Our Midst”: An Introduction into the Mystery of Byzantine Liturgy (Prof. Vasyl Rudeyko)

2011

Ottawa, Ontario (July 15 – July 18, 2011) Courses – July 19 – 30, 2011

  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I:  Logismoi – The Eight Evil Thoughts (Rt. Rev. Dr. Andriy Chirovsky).
  • THO 3322  Byzantine Eucharistic Liturgies (Dr. Brian Butcher).

Univ, Ukraine (June 25  –  July 16, 2011)

  • THO 3325  Theology and Spirituality of Icons (Rev. Prof.Orest ) – Oleh Kozak (studite monk)
  • THO 3326  Selected Topics in the Eastern Christian Doctrinal Tradition II – Soteriology: From Soteriology to Thesiology (Prof. Viktor Zhukovskyy)

2010

Ottawa, Ontario (June 28 – July 30, 2010) Courses – July 2 – 16, 2010

  • THO 2137  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought I:  Healing in Eastern Christian Thought (Dr. Suzette Phillips).
  • THO 3316  Ecclesiology and East – West Ecumenism (Dr. Adam DeVille).

Edmonton, Alberta (August 2 – August 13, 2010)

  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I: A Contemporary Reading of The Way of Pilgrim (Prof. Suzette Phillips)
  • THO 3324  Introduction to Eastern Christian Ethics (Prof. Stephen Wojcichowsky)

Univ, Ukraine (June 26 –  July 17, 2010)

  • THO 2137a  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought I: The Golden Age of Patristic Thought – From Origen to Maximus the Confessor (Prof. Oleh Kindiy)
  • THO 3310  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality II: The Jesus Prayer -The History of its Development and Theology (Prof. Andriy Fedun)   Rev. Monk Alipiy

2009

Ottawa, Ontario (July 6 –  July 17,  2009) 

  • THO 2131  General Introduction to the Eastern Churches (Prof. Andrew Onuferko)
  • THO 3318  Eastern Christian Spirituality (Prof. Maxym Lysack)

Univ, Ukraine (July 13 –  August 2, 2009)

  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I:  The Distinctive Features of “Spiritual Theology” (Prof. Jonas Maksim)
  • THO 2306  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy/Sacraments I:  Eucharistic Liturgies in the Ukrainian Church (Prof. Michael Petrowycz)

2008

Ottawa, Ontario (July 7 –  July 18,  2008)

  • THO 2306  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy/Sacraments I:  Introduction to Byzantine Christian Worship (Prof. Peter Galadza)
  • THO 3310  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality II: Beauty Will Save the World: Eastern Christian Spirituality for Today (Prof. Andriy Chirovsky)

Univ, Ukraine (June 28 –  July 26,  2008)

  • THO 2138  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian History I:  The Churches of the Byzantine Tradition: Past, Present, Ecumenical Initiatives (Prof. Andriy Mykhaleyko)
  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I:  Prayer in the Bible  (Prof. Nalyna Teslyuk)

2007

Ottawa, Ontario (June 30 – July 28, 2007)

  • THO 2137  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Thought I Paul Evdokimov: Theologian of the Spiritual Life (Prof. Maxym Lysack)
  • THO 2309 Selected Topics in Eastern Canonical Tradition I A Revolution Waiting to Happen: Lay Participation and the Eastern Code (Prof. Michael Kwiatkowski)

Univ, Ukraine (June 23 – July 21, 2007)

  • THO 2197  Selected Topics in the Eastern Christian Doctrinal Tradition I Credo: the historical context and theological articulation of the Creed (Rev. Yustyn Boyko)
  • THO 2145 Selected Topics in the Moral Tradition of the Christian East I Bioethics in Eastern Christian Perspective (Prof. Ihor Boyko)

2006

Ottawa, Ontario (June 24 – July 22, 2006)

  • THO 2138  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian History I: Sources for the Study of the Early History of the Church of Kyiv (Ukraine), X – XIII Century (Prof. Andrew T. Onuferko)
  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I: A Contemporary Reading of The Way of a Pilgrim (Prof. Suzette Phillips)

Univ, Ukraine (June 24 – July 22, 2006)

  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality I: Eastern Christian Spirituality and the Encounter with the Post-Modern World (Rev. Prof. Andriy Chirovsky)
  • THO 2306  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy/Sacraments I: Introduction to Liturgical Studies (Rev. Prof. Peter Galadza)

2005

Ottawa, Ontario (June 18 – July 16, 2005)

  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality: Dynamics of Identity and Faith (Prof. Michael Hryniuk)
  • THO 3325  Theology and Spirituality of Icons (Prof. Andriy Chirovsky)

Univ, Ukraine (July 9 – August 6, 2005)

  • THO 3160  Selected Topics in the Old Testament: Pentateuch and Historical Books (Prof. Taras Barscevski)
  • THO 3328  Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments (Prof. Michael Petrowycz)

2004

Orangeville, Ontario (June 26 – July 24, 2004)

  • THO 3324  Introduction to Eastern Christian Ethics (Prof. Robert Marko)
  • THO 3328  The Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments (Prof. Andrew Quinlan)

Univ, Ukraine (June 26 – July 24, 2004)

  • THO 2152  Selected Topics in the New Testament I: The Pauline Corpus (Prof. Yevhen Stanishevskyy)
  • THO 3316  Ecclesiology and East-West Ecumenism (Rev. Yuri Sakvuk)

2003

Orangeville, Ontario (June 28 – July 26, 2003)

  • THO 2133  The Byzantine Lectionary: Structure and Theology (Rev. Andrew T. Onuferko)
  • THO 2309  Monastic and Religious Canons of the Eastern Code of Canon Law (Prof. Gregory Zubacz)

Univ, Ukraine (July 12 – August 9, 2003)

  • THO 3103  Johannine Literature (Rev. Taras Barscevski)
  • THO 2197  The Historical Development of Trinitarian Doctrine: An Eastern Christian Perspective (Prof. Roman Zaviyskyy)

2002

Orangeville, Ontario (June 29 – July 27, 2002)

  • THO 2144  The Contribution of Maximus the Confessor (Rev. Pavlos Koumarianos)
  • THO 2137  Eastern Christianity in North America: From Ethnic Enclaves to Enculturating Churches (Prof. Richard Schneider)

Univ, Ukraine June 30 – July 28, 2002)

  • THO 2130  Foundations of Eastern Christian Theology (Rev. Yurij Sakvuk)
  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality: Liturgical Foundations of Eastern Christian Spirituality (Rev. Stefan Batruch

2001

Orangeville, Ontario (June 30 – July 28, 2001)

  • THO 2137  Sources of Spiritual Renewal (Rev. Andriy Chirovsky)
  • THO 2144  The Examples of Holy Persons as a Paradigm for Contemporary Work Among the Poor (Prof. Mary Marrocco)

Univ, Ukraine (June 30 – July 28, 2001)

  • THO 2181  Eastern Christian Spirituality (Rev. Russel Yaroslav Dybka, CSsRR)
  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality: Spiritual Direction and Spiritual Renewal Movements (Rev. Stefan Batruch)

2000

Orangeville, Ontario (June 24 – July 22, 2000)

  •  THO 2196  Theology and Spirituality of Icons (team-taught, led by Rev. Andriy Chirovsky)
  • THO 2198  Ecclesiology in East and West (Prof. Jaroslav Skira)

Univ, Ukraine (July – August 2000)

  • THO 2306  Byzantine and East Slavic Architecture (Prof. Volodymyr Mezentsev)
  • THO 2138  Eastern Christian History (Prof. Andrew Sorokowski)

1999

Mount Tabor (June – July 1999)

  • THO 2306  Reform and Renewal in Byzantine Liturgy (Archimandrite Boniface Luykx, Rev. David Anderson and Rev. Damian Higgins)
  • THO 2144  Early Spirituality of the Church of Kyiv (Rev. Andriy Chirovsky)

Univ, Ukraine (July – August 1999)

  • THO 2196  The Theology and Spirituality of Icons (Prof. Yakiv Krekhovetsky)
  • THO 2120  Introduction to the New Testament (Rev. Taras Barscevski)

1998

Mount Tabor (June – July 1998)

  • Two teams taught courses on Eastern Christianity and the Western World

Univ, Ukraine (July – August 1998)

  • THO 2115  Selected Topics in the Old Testament: Poetic Book of the Old Testament (Bishop Hlib Lonchyna)
  • THO 2118  Introduction to the Old Testament (Rev. Taras Barcevski)

1997

Mount Tabor (June 21 – July 19, 1997)

  • THO 2306  Beauty and the Byzantine Liturgy (Archimandrite Boniface Luykx)
  • THO 2144  Selected Topics in Eastern Patristic Spirituality (Rev. Andriy Chirovsky)

Univ, Ukraine (July – August 1997)

  • THO 2182  Eastern Christian Doctrine: Triadology, Christology and Pneumatology (Prof. Jaroslav Skira )
  • THO 2304  Byzantine Liturgy of the Hours (Rev. Peter Galadza)

1996

Mount Tabor (Summer 1996)

  • THO 2144 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Spirituality: The Spirituality of St. Gregory of Nyssa (Rev. Andriy Chirovsky)
  • THO 2306 Selected Topics in Eastern Christian Liturgy: Theological Foundations of Byzantine Liturgy (Archimandrite Boniface Luykx)

Univ, Ukraine (Summer 1996)

  • THO 2130 Sources of Holy Tradition (Prof. Jaroslav Skira)
  •  THO 2303 The Holy Mysteries: Byzantine Sacraments (Rev. Peter Galadza)