Posts for May, 2014

The Sounding

How do you take God on vacation?

As a child, oftentimes my parents taught me how to live our faith without ever speaking a single word. Their actions spoke volumes in the silence as we…

May 31, 2014
The Sounding

My Great-Grandmother’s Offering

Last week, I baked prosphora for the first time in a while. This is such a special blessing for an Orthodox Christian! To give an offering to our Creator,…

May 31, 2014
Orthodox News

BBC: Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan “to free” death row woman

Glory to God! The news just came in that Meriam Ibrahim, the Orthodox Christian woman who has been waiting to die for her faith in Sudan, will be set free….

May 31, 2014
OCN Now

Be the Bee: Apostolic Pilgrimage (Disagreement and Dialogue)

Why was the meeting between Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew so important? On this week’s edition of “Be the Bee,” Steve…

May 31, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

Apostolic Pilgrimage: Meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew with Pope Francis

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris…

May 30, 2014
Orthodox News

Reaching Serbia’s Most Isolated Flood Survivors

May 30, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — The Serbian village of Jablanica is home to twins Aleksandra and Andrijana, 10, the only children among eight families…

May 30, 2014
The Sounding

Coffee and Caring

I was tired. Tired in body. Tired in soul. I had sat by my mother’s bed for two weeks walking her from this life to the next. The extended family had…

May 30, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Saving Your Marriage

Our guest today is Lea Povozhaev who is talking about her new book, When Russia Came to Stay. She shares the true story of her complicated marriage. As…

May 30, 2014
The Sounding

Holy Fist Bumps and Raising Children

This past Sunday, I received a holy fist bump. Yes, I am serious, a holy fist bump. It was given to me by a nervous 8-year-old new altar boy. It is a story…

May 30, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Sexuality and Self

Fr. Anthony Messah of St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Church in Arlington, VA, begins our month-long look at human sexuality. Questions include: * What…

May 29, 2014
Orthodox Family & Faith

What makes a good marriage?

Presvytera Kerry Pappas joins us today to talk about what we can do to build a good marriage with our spouse, and what the Church can do to support marriage…

May 29, 2014
Orthodox Christian Reference Guide

Saint Basil

Born into one of the most illustrious Christian families in history, Basil the Great would do his family proud both in his lifetime and after his death….

May 29, 2014
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