Pastoral School of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America to Offer Summer Courses

With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Peter of Chicago and Mid-America, this year summer courses will again be offered in the Pastoral School of the Diocese. Applications for admission for the summer semester are due June 15, 2023. The following courses will be offered this year – dates for the courses are June 19 – August 5, 2023 (some courses are slightly longer in duration):

• Liturgics
• Church Slavonic
• Parish Management and Operations
• Thesis Writing Workshop
• Comprehensive Homiletics Seminar
• New Testament Greek
• New Testament Latin
• The Pivotal Points in the History of Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
• Survey of Mental Illness for the Pastor

All Pastoral School summer courses are available to the general public without the need for a formal application to our complete Diploma program. To register please visit the following link:


To learn more about the summer courses and all the offerings of the Pastoral School please visit this link:


For more information or with questions please contact the Dean of the Pastoral School, Archpriest Gregory Joyce (fr.gregory.joyce@orthodoxtheologicalschool.org).



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