Chicago parishes to host lectures by Dr. David Ford March 30-31

Chicago parishes to host lectures by Dr. David Ford March 30-31

CHICAGO, IL [MW Diocese Communications] — Dr. David C. Ford, Professor of Church History at Saint Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, South Canaan, PA, will be presenting a three-part lecture series focusing on Saint John Chrysostom’s teachings.  The series — “A Festival of Wisdom for the Christian Life, from the Writings of St. John Chrysostom” — will be held at Chicago’s Christ the Savior Church and Holy Trinity Cathedral March 30-31, 2019.

Chicago parishes to host lectures by Dr David Ford March 30 to 31On Saturday, March 30, the program will open with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Church, 927 North LaSalle Boulevard, Chicago at 8:30 a.m.  Dr. Ford’s first prsentation — “Highlights of Salvation History — from Creation to the Last Day” — will begin at 10:00 am.  After lunch, Dr. Ford will speak on “Highlights of Our Life in the Church, Especially the Sacramental Life,” at 1:30 p.m.

On Sunday, March 31, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated Holy Trinity Cathedral, 1121 North Leavitt Street, Chicago at 9:30 a.m.  Dr. Ford’s third lecture — “Highlights of Daily Christian Living” — will follow at the cathedral at noon.

Dr. Ford earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; a Master of Divinity degree from Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, OK; and a Ph.D. from Drew University, Madison, IN.

The lectures are free of charge and open to the public.

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