St. Paul Theological Seminary

The Canadian Coptic Centre

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

St.Paul Theological Enrichment Program Ontario, Canada
The Coptic Orthodox Churches of Southwestern Ontario identified a great need to build-up the foundation of her children's spiritual life and enhance their appreciation and understanding of the orthodox dogma. As many search for the truth, it is important for Christian Coptic Orthodox individuals to be "Always be ready to give a defence to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear" 1 Peter 3:15
Although the basic source of sound doctrine is the Holy Bible, additional sources such as the sayings of the Fathers, the authenticated creeds of the holy councils, traditions recorded in the Church books, especially the ritual books, etc. will be used in delivering the true teachings.
Under the guidance of H.G. Bishop Mina - Bishop of the Diocese of Mississauga, Vancouver and Western Canada - and with the blessings and encouragement of H.H. Pope Tawadros II, St Paul Theological Seminary will cover these sources in depth through the teachings of 24 courses in a three-year certificate program.
Courses are offered mainly in English and each course is at least 9 lecture hours in 2-days (Fri - Sat) or over a weekend, once a month.
The program is open for all candidates who completed at least high school diploma and provided a recommendation letter from their father of confession.
Courses Includes: Old Testament, New Testament, Patrology, Church Canons, Coptic & Hymns, Counselling, Dogmatic Theology, Pastoral Theology, Ritual Theology, Comparative Theology, Apologetics, Church History...
Courses are offered at the Church of the Virgin Mary and St Athanasius 1245 Eglinton Avenue West, Mississauga ON L5V 2M4
Program - Degrees Offered
SPTS Enrichment Program, 24 courses in a three-year certificate program
Diploma/Certificate in Orthodox and Coptic Christian Studies in conjunction with Trinity College, Faculty of Divinity, Orthodox School of Theology, University of Toronto.
Background Information
Pioneer Class Graduation 2012
Class of 2018 Graduation
North American Coptic Seminaries Plan to Unite



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