St. Anthony's Cathedral
Liturgical House of Studies
St. Anthony’s Cathedral Liturgical House of Studies operates under the supervision and the ecclesiastical authority of the Ecumenical Catholic Church of Christ (ECCC) and Archbishop Dr. Karl Rodig, His Eminence, Ecumenical Primate and Presiding Archbishop of the ECCC.
What is the House of Studies?
St. Anthony's Cathedral Liturgical House of Studies will focus on preparing students for community service/social justice and ministry in the communions and denominations in which they plan to serve. The House of Studies will support students in a number of ways:
- Delivering core courses that inform their ministry
- Providing education and spiritual formation to prepare them for ordination in their respective communions and allowing them to explore their rich denominational heritage and identity (see houses of study or concentrations),
- Offering continuing professional development for their diverse ministries, and
Creating opportunities for personal spiritual formation.
To learn more about the our vision, mission, core values, and current affiliations, click here.
House of Studies Vision, Mission, Core Values, and Affiliations
St. Anthony's Cathedral Liturgical House of Studies opened in 2017 and provides biblical, theological, and liturgical education to prepare students for community service/social justice and ministry in their respective communions and denominations.
For more details on the cathedral abbey and the saint from whom
St. Anthony's receives its name, click here (cathedral) and here (saint).
St. Anthony's is guided by an advisory board and administration. Click here for a list of the current board and administration.
St. Anthony's will be a premier source of biblical and theological education that transforms, enriches, and equips students for community service/social justice and ministry in their respective communions and denominations.
St. Anthony's Liturgical House of Studies is dedicated to transforming and equipping students for community service/social justice and ministry in their communions and denominations by delivering affordable, flexible, challenging, and recognized biblical and theological education and ministerial formation programs, professional development, and opportunities for personal spiritual formation.
The House of Studies primarily serves as an open environment for theological education and liturgical ministerial formation and is open to ecumenical ministries within the Christian faith.
Historical Christian tradition and ethos of morality.
Academic excellence, personal integrity, equality, non-discriminatory procedures, and intellectual freedom on the part of all students, faculty, and staff.
A challenging, affordable theological education that is perceived by students, faculty, staff, the community, and educational partners as adding value to their ministries and enriching their lives.
A solid educational delivery system that undergoes continuous evaluation and improvement and is built and maintained through:
Well-trained, motivated faculty, staff, and administrative leaders.
Access to an adequate supply of and equal access to tools and resources.
A quest for knowledge and understanding through scholastic research and distinction.
Rigorous academic standards.
Use of modern technology and teaching methods to enhance the educational experience.
An expanded customer base by growing, strengthening, and delivering educational programs and services that appeal to diverse liturgical populations.
A secure financial base.