Trinity College

Course Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, all courses are held in the Larkin Building (LA) of Trinity College. All times give are Eastern time zone.

Please note that, owing to ongoing need to safeguard against the spread of COVID-19, there will be no in-person Orthodox studies classes at Trinity College in Summer 2021. The days and times given below reflect when some live videoconference class activities may be scheduled. Every course will vary in terms of asynchronous (materials and activities which can be accessed and completed at any time) or synchronous (live scheduled activities) delivery. Please check with the individual course instructor and the course syllabus to ensure you understand how the course will be delivered.

We understand that online courses can often present even greater challenges for those with special needs. As well as registering with U of T's accessibility services, please let us know if there is anything we can do to make our courses more accessible.

    Summer Term 2021 (May to June)

    The Human Person in Orthodox Tradition (TRP2172)
    Dr Paul Ladouceur and Kate McCray
    Online: mainly asynchronous, with optional live sessions Mondays and/or Thursdays, 7-9pm, beginning 10 May 2021 (schedule of live sessions to be determined)

    Living Tradition: Reading the New Testament (TRT2110)
    Dr Daniel Opperwall and Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Online: mainly asynchronous, with four optional live sessions on Wednesdays at 7pm


    Looking Ahead: 2021-2022

    Fall 2021 (September to December)

    Renewing Catechesis and Discipleship: Teaching, Learning and Living the Faith in the Contemporary Church (TRP2401)
    Dean Chris Brittain and Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Mondays, 7pm to 9pm (also offered online)

    Living in the Spirit: Orthodox Spirituality for Modern Times (TRH2455)
    Dr Paul Ladouceur
    Online: mainly asynchronous with some optional live sessions on Tuesday evenings at 7pm

    Orthodox Iconology: Iconography in a Worship Context (TRT2111)
    Professor Richard Schneider and Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Wednesdays, 7pm to 9pm (also offered online)

    Early Thought, Doctrine and Theology in the Church Fathers and Mothers (TRT2504)
    Dr Daniel Opperwall
    Online: asynchronous

    Winter/Spring 2022 (January to April)

    Orthodox Eucharistic Liturgies and Liturgical Theology (TRP2123)
    Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Mondays, 7pm to 9pm (also offered online)

    Oriental Orthodoxy Unveiled (TRT1301)
    Andrew Youssef, PhD candidate
    Online: mainly asynchronous with some optional live sessions on Tuesday evenings at 7pm

    Orthodox Understanding of the Old Testament, and Contemporary Orthodox Exegesis (TRH2459)
    Professor Richard Schneider and Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Wednesdays, 7pm to 9pm (also offered online)

    Age of Schisms: History of the Eastern Churches 451-1204 (TRH2412)
    Dr Daniel Opperwall
    Online: asynchronous

    Summer 2022 (May to June)

    Methodology and Resources for Theological Studies (TRT2820)
    Dr Paul Ladouceur
    Mondays and Thursdays, 7pm to 9pm (also offered online)

    The Church of the Margins: Ministering to Christ in the Poor, the Sick, the Alienated, the Imprisoned (TRP2661)
    Fr Geoffrey Ready
    Online: mainly asynchronous with some optional live sessions on Wednesday evenings at 7pm