We weave what we loom: Textile arts in the 21st Century

We weave what we loom: Textile arts in the 21st Century

In this episode, Chris has a conversation with Kyriaki Fuss about her expression of art in the area of textiles, including knitting and embroidery. Kyriaki is an Orthodox Christian and she shares how her creation of clothing intersects with a sense of stewardship for the environment and connection to her...

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Parenting a Child with Autism

Parenting a Child with Autism

Steven Yates speaks with Fr. Chris this week about his experience as the parent of a child with autism. Hear about the whole family’s journey as they worked to help their son reach his full potential. We hear also from Dr. David Ford about St. Elizabeth the New Martyr. __________________________________________...

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Three Orthodox Christian Artists

Three Orthodox Christian Artists

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Three Orthodox Christian Artists Orthodox Christianity is known for its religious art: striking, other-worldly icons of saints and scenes from the Bible. Yet, throughout history, Orthodox Christians have...

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Η πίστη των φίλων μας

Η πίστη των φίλων μας

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης τονίζει την πίστη, το ενδιαφέρον των φίλων του παραλυτικού στην Καπερναούμ, οι οποίοι μετέφεραν τον φίλο τους στον Ιησού για να θεραπευτεί. Την θεραπεία αυτή την οφείλει ο παραλυτικός στην αγάπη των φίλων του. Το παράδειγμά τους οφείλουμε ως Εκκλησία να το ακολουθήσουμε κι εμείς. __________________________________________ Posted...

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The World’s Only Paratrooper Priests with “Flying Chapels” are Orthodox

The World’s Only Paratrooper Priests with “Flying Chapels” are Orthodox

Have you ever seen a “flying” church or a paratrooper priest? For some time now, Orthodox Christian chaplains serving in the Russian armed forces have been using a special, self-assembling chapel that can be parachuted into remote locations. As the narrator of the YouTube report above says: The Russian military...

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Moscow Patriarchate: Decision to Ordain Female Bishops in Church of England Contrary to Apostolic Tradition

Moscow Patriarchate: Decision to Ordain Female Bishops in Church of England Contrary to Apostolic Tradition

STATEMENT BY COMMUNICATION SERVICE OF THE MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE’S DEPARTMENT FOR EXTERNAL CHURCH RELATIONS REGARDING THE DECISION OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND TO ALLOW WOMEN TO SERVE AS BISHOPS At the session that took place on the 14th of July 2014, the General Synod of the Church of England made a...

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Dr. Kyriakos Markides on Monasticism

Dr. Kyriakos Markides on Monasticism

As a member of the university community in the United States, Dr. Kyriakos Markides felt he had become secularized by his training. In this interview with Fr. Chris, he shares his yearning for something meaningful and how this lead him back to his Orthodox faith. Dr. Markides also recounts how...

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The Church as Object of Faith

The Church as Object of Faith

As mentioned before, the third main section of the present Creed concerns the Holy Spirit and His work in the holy Church, and we note that the Holy Spirit and the Church are paired together. Here we examine the creedal description of the Church. The mention of the Church in...

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The Monastery and the Parish

The Monastery and the Parish

How is a monastery like a parish? How is it different? In this intriguing interview, His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh talks with Fr. Chris about how monasticism differs from parish life. Metropolitan Savas recounts his early discovery of this vocation and the lack of monasteries in this country at the...

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