Resources for Inquirers and Catechumens

The Catechism Program of

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

Lancaster, PA


Orthodoxy 101 Classes meet Saturday evenings at 7:00 PM after Vespers.


Online Catechetical Resources:

The Orthodox Faith

By Fr. Thomas Hopko (1939-2015)

  • Volume I - Doctrine and Scripture

    Volume 1 contains four sections: sources of Christian Doctrine, main doctrines of the Orthodox Church present by way of commentary on the Nicene Creed, an explanation of the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, & an explanation on Scripture.

  • Volume II - Worship

    Volume 2 contains 5 sections: the church building, the sacraments, daily cycles of prayer, the church year, and the Divine Liturgy.

  • Volume III - Church History

    Volume 3, written by Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko and revised and expanded by Dr. David C. Ford, contains an in-depth look at church history through the centuries.

  • Volume IV - Spirituality

    Volume 4 deals with the main themes of Christian Life: prayer, fasting, repentance, the virtues, witness in the world, and communion with God.

Welcome to the Orthodox Church

Join Frederica Mathewes-Green, in this video series, on a journey into the Eastern Orthodox Church. Learn about Orthodox teachings and dogma, Orthodox architecture and terminology, and what it means to live an Orthodox life.

These videos are based off of Frederica's new book, "Welcome to the Orthodox Church," available at our parish bookmobile. 

Click here to view series of 34 short videos 

A Comprehensive Catechism Book


Put together by Protopresbyter Fr. Anthony Alevizopoulos (1931 - 1996)


More Video Resources