Mary Magdalene as Mrs. Jesus

Mary Magdalene as Mrs. Jesus

You can tell it’s almost Christmas by observing any one of three things: 1. lots of cars in the mall parking lots; 2. inane secular Christmas songs blaring from the mall loud-speakers, and 3. even more inane articles on Jesus in the media. Foremost in this year’s inevitable crop of...

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Keep Christ in Christmas

Keep Christ in Christmas

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl120614wv.mp3 Are you struggling to keep Christ in Christmas? Listen Now. Has Santa Claus choked out the memory of St. Nicholas?  Today we speak with Carol Myers,a co-founder of the St Nicholas Center a website offering all the information you’d ever want to know about how St. Nicholas and Santa...

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Holiday Feasting at God’s Table

Holiday Feasting at God’s Table

How many of you recently have gone out to eat with your families? Holiday shoppers, especially on the weekends, will generally dine out because of the convenience, or simply to enjoy the festive atmosphere that virtually every restaurant or public place provides. Naturally, we have all felt the economic pinch...

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La Vida Espiritual

La Vida Espiritual

Listen Now. En este, el 25o episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten abordan el tema importante de la vida espiritual de los cristianos en el mundo. ¿Por qué debemos cultivar una vida espiritual en nuestras vidas cotidianas? ¿Cómo se puede...

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December 6: Saint Nicholas Traditions

December 6: Saint Nicholas Traditions

During the Advent period, a great saint of the Church is celebrated – Saint Nicholas. Saint Nicholas is the patron saint of sailors, and he is commemorated on 6th December (19th December, Old Calendar). He is also the patron saint of Greece, and the patron saint for students, merchants, pawnbrokers,...

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A Second Look at the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

A Second Look at the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess

Of late, a pan-Orthodox organization of Orthodox women called “St. Catherine’s Vision” has issued a “Call for the Rejuvenation of the Ministry of the Ordained Deaconess”. The call is addressed to the Ecumenical Patriarch with the hopes of being blessed and acted upon by the upcoming Great and Holy Council,...

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