What’s new for January 16-23?

What’s new for January 16-23?

To go directly to a selected program, follow the links below. Come Receive the Light: “Rooted and Grounded in Love” The Sounding: Orthodoxy in Small-Town America Orthodox Teen Talk Online: Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion Theologically Thinking: What does He think of me? Harmony of Thunder: Zacchaeus, Sin, and...

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“Rooted and Grounded in Love” (Ephesians 3:17)

“Rooted and Grounded in Love” (Ephesians 3:17)

Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Archdiocese Center for Family Care, is with us this week to talk about spiritual development in infants and toddlers. Parents, Grandparents, Godparents, and even those hoping to have children one day are encouraged to join us in this conversation about how the first...

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Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

On Orthodox Teen Talk Online, we join a group of Orthodox teens as they discuss real-life issues. This week: “Sanctity of Life, Teens and Abortion,” produced in association with the National Teen SOYO of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can...

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What does He think of me?

What does He think of me?

On Theologically Thinking, we hear from Fr. Nicholas Louh. He encourages us to consider what God thinks of us before we worry about the opinion of others.

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Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

St. Gregory Palamas paints a picture of Zacchaeus (St. Luke 19:1-10) as a man who wanted both sin and salvation, the old law and the new testament, riches and poverty. Listen to this week’s Harmony of Thunder as Fr. David Smith explores St. Gregory Palamas’ remarkable sermon and reveals the...

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Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Webinar

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Webinar

Join us on January 21st at 1:30 (EST) for our inaugural webinar.  The topic will be Online Safety & Digital Citizenship! How can you keep your kids and your family safe in an ever-changing digital world? The explosion of social media and mobile technologies has made safety and privacy issues even...

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Healing the Hidden Wounds of War in Syria

Healing the Hidden Wounds of War in Syria

Face painting, singing and performing are all activities used by IOCC/GOPA trauma counselors to help displaced Syrian children express their feelings through art and play. These children are among 2,300 displaced Syrian men, women and children who have benefited from the counseling program since it was first provided in March...

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A Miracle in Greece: What a Weeping Icon Could Mean

A Miracle in Greece: What a Weeping Icon Could Mean

Just a few months ago, an icon of Archangel Michael on the island of Rhodes in Greece began weeping. (You can see a video here.) What could this mean? The meaning of a miracle may seem obvious. Something remarkable happened, and it can only be attributed to God. It’s a...

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 17

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 17

The Gospel of Matthew Matt 8:5 – 17: The Centurion’s Servant Healed; Fulfilling Prophecy: Healings and Exorcisms Opening thoughts and basis for discussion Jesus spoke the word and the servant of the centurion was healed. The Jew had to learn that the Passport to God’s presence is not membership of...

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REVIEW: Sweet Song, A Story of Romanos the Melodist

REVIEW: Sweet Song, A Story of Romanos the Melodist

My editor, and friend, Jane Meyer, has always had a very gentle touch with her writing, and it comes through wonderfully in her latest book, Sweet Song, a retelling of St. Romanos and the miracle of his voice and composition ability. For those unfamiliar with him, Romanos is the premier...

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Φως ανέτειλεν

Φως ανέτειλεν

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης σχολιάζει το χωρίο “1 ὁ λαὸς ὁ καθήμενος ἐν σκότει φῶς εἶδεν μέγα, καὶ τοῖς καθημένοις ἐν χώρᾳ καὶ σκιᾷ θανάτου φῶς ἀνέτειλεν αὐτοῖς. ( Ματθ. 4:16). Με ταπείνωση και μετάνοια είμαστε έτοιμοι να πλησιάσουμε το Φως του κόσμου, τον βαπτισθέντα Ιησού Χριστό; Εχουμε ο,τι χρειάζεται; Είμαστε...

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