Posts for August, 2013

Orthodoxy Explained

The Feast Days of September

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks to us about many Feast Days of September, including the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, The Nativity…

Aug 31, 2013
The Sounding

10 Ways Orthodox Parents Set Children Up for Moral Failure

Life gets busy and we don’t step back enough to see what we might be doing as parents to hurt our children’s spiritual growth. Being an intentional…

Aug 31, 2013
The Sounding

New Beginnings

It wasn’t long ago, just last month in fact. I was standing at my kitchen sink, a friend on a stool nearby. She was looking round the room when she…

Aug 29, 2013
Journeys to Orthodoxy

From Episcopal Priest to Founding Orthodox Priest

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, listen in as Fr. James Early interviews Fr. Mathew and talks to him about the road that brought him to the faith. Fr. Mathew…

Aug 29, 2013
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Walking on Water

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή το θαύμα κατα το οποίο ο Ιησούς περπάτησε πάνω στα…

Aug 29, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Surprised by Christ

We begin our month-long theme of “I Believe” with Fr. James Bernstein of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Brier, Washington, who is the…

Aug 29, 2013
The Sounding

Miley Cyrus and the Beheading of St. John the Baptist

The entire Internet is still in a state of consternation after the recent performance of Miley Cyrus at the MTV Video Music Awards. Since I am way past…

Aug 27, 2013
The Sounding

Celebrating Feasts and Miracles of the Virgin Mary with a Zymaropita, a Twist on Cornbread

There are several ways we celebrate major feast days: there is usually a forefeast, the feast day itself, and an afterfeast or apodosis. With the feast…

Aug 26, 2013
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Ninth Sunday of Matthew

Streamed live on Aug 25, 2013 The memory of the just is celebrated with hymns of praise, but the Lord’s testimony is sufficient for thee, O Forerunner;…

Aug 25, 2013
The Sounding

Graceful renewal: It never happens alone

Renewal—it can be a wonderful process. It is through change that we grow, improve and discover new possibilities we never knew existed. But getting there…

Aug 23, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Saint Simeon – Quiet Place

On Turning to the Fathers, noted scholar Fr. John McGuckin discusses Saint Simeon. Listen to the words of Saint Simeon: “If you feel oppressed, go into…

Aug 22, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Honorable Sash of the Theotokos

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks on the end of August and the beginning of the ecclesiastical New Year, and on one of the…

Aug 22, 2013

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