Practice of Liturgical services (II)

Course Code: TP420 • Study year: IV • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Theology • Field of study: Pastoral Orthodox Theology
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Dumitru Adrian Vanca
Seminar tutor: Dumitru Adrian Vanca
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 24
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

to develop an aptitude for careful theological reflection about worship;
to develop basic skills in worship and conducting liturgical services;
to to answer liturgical questions on any general ordination exam as evidenced in tests and papers.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Canonic hours, 2. Baptism, 3. Blessings and consecration of different objects, 4. The holy Unction, 5. Dedication of a church building, 6. The Matrimony, 7. The Ordinations, 8. The Funeral services.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification, PowerPoint presentation, video-projections etc.

Learning outcomes:

• To give practice abilities to conduct and perform liturgical services in the orthodox rite; • To know the structure of liturgical services and to deal with common and mobile parties of liturgical services;

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Practical exam – 70%; theoretical examination on commune formulas – 20%; continuous assessment – 10%.

Recommended reading:

***, Liturghier, Edit. IBMBOR, București, 2012, x.
***, Tipic bisericesc, Edit. IBMBOR, București, 1979, x.
***, Molitfelnic, Edit. IBMBOR, București, 2013, x.
***, Triodul, Edit. IBMBOR, București, 2019, x.
***, Penticostarul, Edit. IBMBOR, București, 2012, x.