St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School

One cannot possibly understand the teaching of the saints unless one has a pure mind and is trying to imitate their life.

– St. Athanasius

St. Athanasius

Enroll for Fall Courses Today!

From August 29-December 21, 2016, ACTS will offer 4 semester courses, 2 intensive fall courses, and 1  new study abroad course for its students, enroll today!

  1. COP 3013 Survey of Coptic Literature with Dr. Faten Morris Guirguis (online only) .
  1.  COP 3055 Apologetics I: Defending the Faith in Post-Christian America with Fr. Gregory Bishay and George Bassilious (live instruction and online)on THURSDAYS from 6:00pm-9:00pm
  1. COP 3001 Introduction to Theological Research and Writingwith Deacon Severus Mikhail on WEDNESDAYS, 6:00-9:00pm (live instruction at CST only).  
  1. COP 3030 Patristics Iwith Bishop Kyrillos, Fr. Kyrillos Ibrahim and Dr. Sarah Morcos on SUNDAYS, 6:00-9:00pm (live instruction at CST and online).  
  2. For more information…


Coptic Congress Comes to Claremont

Every four years experts the International Association for Coptic Studies holds a conference in which top scholars throughout the world gather to present their research in Coptic archeology, art, literature, papyrology, monasticism, and other topics. The 11th Congress will be hosted by Claremont from July 25-30, 2016.

Special guests include His Grace Bishop Martyros, His Grace Bishop Suriel, and…


Scholarship Fund Established Honoring Pope Shenouda III

With much joy and anticipation, a student scholarship fund was established in honor of the Trice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III in January, 2016. ACTS seeks to raise $50,000 by March 1, 2016 for this purpose…


Financial Aid Now Available!

Students also have access to Federal Loans by applying to Claremont School of Theology. To do so, students must apply online at…


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Sign Up and Join Our Egypt Study Abroad Program!

This semester, ACTS is looking forward to some exciting new courses and opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our study abroad opportunity in Egypt. From December 11th – 23rd, scholars will be introduced to the historical and archaeological study of the monastic life in Egypt, specifically the monasticism in Wadi El…


Bishop Kyrillos, Dean, Welcomes Students to the New School Year

The new school year brings in a plethora of exciting developments for ACTS. The school looks forward to a year of firsts: the first graduating class, the first study-abroad program in Egypt and abroad, and the largest student body in the school’s history. ACTS was also blessed to started this new school year hosting the 11th…


Register for Fall Courses Today!

Fall Course Offerings, August 29-Decemeber 21, 2016 COP 3013 Survey of Coptic Literature with Dr. Faten Morris Guirguis (online instruction only) . This course is designed and devoted to an in-depth study of the Coptic experience as captured in the seminal works of masters of Coptic literature from the Fourth till the Eleventh century AD. Through a…

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