The religious education office has a vast amount of resources, either for purchase or loan. We offer videos, books, catechetical resources and much more. It is located within the Chancery Office. The current eparchial religious educator is Brent Kostyniuk. We encourage you to visit and take advantage of the resources available, in order to learn, pass on and grow in our faith.
You may contact the religious education office at 780-424-5496 or education [at] edmontoneparchy [dot] com.
New Books available for borrowing:
Cyril and Methodius of Thessalonica: The Acculturation of the Slavs
Anthony-Emil N. Tachiaos (Author)
Ladder of Divine Ascent, Revised Edition
Saint John Climacus (Author)
Publisher: Holy Transfiguration Monastery; 4 th printing edition (2012)
God With Us: Kindergarten
GOD IS WITH US : Teacher Manual: ‘a must have.’ Great resource!
is oriented to the young child’s relationship with God and the Church. Lessons introduce the birth of Jesus, His baptism in the Jordan, The Great Fast and Pascha (Easter). Children learn prayers and church worship and come to know God’s love for them. Very visual book; many activities. May be used in combined K/Grade 1.
The Orthodox Study Bible: Ancient Christianity Speaks to Today's World
Hardcover: 1856 pages
Publisher: Thomas Nelson (June 17, 2008)
The FIRST EVER Orthodox Study Bible presents the Bible of the early church and the church of the early Bible.
Orthodox Christianity is the face of ancient Christianity to the modern world and embraces the second largest body of Christians in the world. In this first-of-its-kind study Bible, the Bible is presented with commentary from the ancient Christian perspective that speaks to those Christians who seek a deeper experience of the roots of their faith.
- Old Testament newly translated from the Greek text of the Septuagint, including the Deuterocanon
- New Testament from the New King James Version
- Commentary drawn from the early Church Christians
- Easy-to-Locate liturgical readings
- Book Introductions and Outlines
- Subject Index
- Full-color Icons
- Full-color Maps
A Crash Course in Teaching Religion
Paperback: 152 pages
Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications (September 15, 2006)
This simple, yet indispensable book offers tips and techniques on every aspect of teaching religion. Sr. Kathleen covers every possible aspect of preparing and teaching a religion class: the role of the teacher; shaping a lesson plan; teaching a lesson; good discipline; using Scripture, prayer; stories, music, and drama in your class; writing and other activities; working with parents; and much more. For novices and veteran teachers alike.
New DVD’s available for borrowing:
The Bible: The Epic Miniseries (2013)
Keith David (Actor), Darwin Shaw (Actor), Crispin Reece (Director), Tony Mitchell (Director)
An Introduction to the Eastern Catholic Church and A Brief Explanation of the Eastern Catholic Churches DVD
An Introduction to the Eastern Catholic Church in a 12 minute presentation that gives a basic historical and theological background of the formation of the Eastern Catholic Churches. It is made up of churches from the Eastern Tradition and the Western Tradition. Every Catholic has a responsibility for understanding the fullness of the Catholic Church. Pope John Paul II has said, “The church must learn to breathe against with its two lungs, its Eastern one and its Western one.” DVD Video