St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival



Learn About the Oratorical Festival

The St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival provides Greek Orthodox youth the opportunity to write and talk about their faith. The Program begins at the parish level and is divided into three divisions:

  • Junior Division for students in grades 7–9
  • Senior Division for student in grades 10–12

This year, the 2021 Parish Oratorical Festival will be held on SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021 in the Fr. Andrew Demotses Educational Center. 

Finalists in the Junior and Senior division will have the opportunity to represent our parish at the Metropolis-level Oratorical Festival. 

Important Dates

  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday April 7, 2021
  • Parish-Level Oratorical Festival: Sunday, April 18, 2021

Learn more about the Oratorical Festival »


This Year's Topics

Junior Division (grades 7-9)

Participants are required to select a topic from the list of junior topics prepared by the Department of Religious Education of the Archdiocese. Participants in the Junior Division who wish to speak about their chosen topic, can only speak for 3-4 minutes. Download the topics and tips resource guide » 


Senior Division (grades 10-12)

Participants are required to select a topic from the list of senior topics prepared by the Department of Religious Education of the Archdiocese. Participants in the Senior Division who wish to speak about their chosen topic, can only speak for 4-5 minutes. Download the topics and tips resource guide »

 


Don't Forget to Register!

Students in grades 7-12 who would like to read in this year's Oratorical Festival should be registered either through this online registration form or by contacting Andrew Constantinou directly by April 7, 2020

 

Parish Coordinator

Should you have any questions, would like to sign up a student, or perhaps offer your assistance for this year's parish Oratorical Festival please contact Andrew Constantinou -- Voice: (508) 868-8210, Email: ajconstan@gmail.com











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