Posts for September, 2013

The Sounding

So, which is it? Jesus or Jeezus?

The other day, my five-year-old asked me to explain to her who Jesus was. She’s a pretty inquisitive and very precocious kid, so replying with something…

Sep 11, 2013
The Sounding

School’s Out!

“God never gives us more than we can handle.” “God’s testing me, or you, or us.” “What lesson is God trying to teach me…

Sep 10, 2013
The Sounding

Rites of Passage

We live in a world that does not celebrate adulthood, where we prefer boys over men, and to become a man is to risk scorn or isolation. So how does one…

Sep 09, 2013
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Nativity of the Theotokos

Your birth, O Theotokos, brought joy to the whole world, for from you dawned the sun of righteousness, Christ our God. Freeing us from the curse, He gave…

Sep 08, 2013
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 1

Fr. Chris offers the first in a series of classes on the Gospel of Matthew. In preparation for this class, he asked his parish to read the 29th chapter…

Sep 08, 2013
The Sounding

Making Byrek with Tefta, Part 2: Byrek – Djathe I Barthe

In part two of the byrek journey, we will be making byrek! Do not be scared of the duration time of this recipe. At the end when you sit down and take…

Sep 07, 2013
Come Receive the Light

IOCC and the Arizona Wildfires

This week on CRTL, IOCC veteran Mike Claypool tells us about the response to the Arizona wildfires and what you can do to help the many people whose lives…

Sep 05, 2013
Vengan a Recibir la Luz

Sacramento del Matrimonio

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten hablan del sacramento de matrimonio.  La doxología–la…

Sep 05, 2013
Journeys to Orthodoxy

Recovering the True Spirit

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, we meet Barnabas Powell, whose remarkable spiritual journey to Orthodoxy included many years in Pentecostalism as a pastor and…

Sep 05, 2013
From the Archives

Elevation of the Holy Cross: Why is it important?

On Just Thinking, Fr. Alkiviadis Calivas, Emeritus Professor of Liturgics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary in Brookline, MA, describes the important…

Sep 05, 2013
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Happy (Ecclesiastical) New Year!

Στις CRTL ελληνική, Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης μοιράζεται τις σκέψεις του για την εκκλησιαστική…

Sep 05, 2013
The Sounding

Syrian War and Contrapposto

U.S. involvement in the war in Syria might come. I fear. But, isn’t this the same fear as always? Isn’t it the fear that is sprouted from a weak or…

Sep 04, 2013