Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

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Pentecost, Philanthropy and Philoptochos

For Christians, philanthropy is an expression of love.  The women of Philoptochos who work tirelessly in serving those in need know this well.  We’ve…

Jun 09, 2016
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Understanding the Role of the Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Are you familiar with the Christian persecution currently taking place in Turkey? Fr. Chris has invited Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis to tell us more about…

Jun 03, 2016
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His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS of Pittsburgh on the Holy and Great Council

We are weeks from experiencing a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the 14 Autocephalous Churches making…

Jun 02, 2016
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Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

We are about to experience a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the Holy Orthodox Church will be gathering…

May 28, 2016
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Fr. Evagoras Speaks about the Stolen Icon

On Sunday, May 8, 2016, an icon of St. Spyridon was stolen from Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church on Wadsworth Avenue, New York City.  We’ve…

May 28, 2016
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The Blending of Science and Religion

Do science and religion have to compete? We have brought back an interview with Dr. Stamatis Vokos from the Seattle Pacific University Physics Department…

May 27, 2016
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Explaining Sexuality to Children

“Sex is private and sacred.” There’s something you don’t read every day. Is the church talking about sexuality enough? Listen to a conversation…

May 22, 2016
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Everything We Do Is Spiritual

Searching for an African Church history outside of slavery, our first guest found Orthodoxy in his study of the ancient church fathers after seeing Coptic…

May 13, 2016
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Orthodox Teaching Tools Understand We Learn through Our Eyes

Look around an Orthodox church and you will see walls covered with icons. Orthodoxy has long understood that we need visual teaching tools to learn. This…

May 06, 2016
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Orthodoxy for All the World!

Is Orthodoxy a minority in your country? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with His Eminence Metropolitan Konstantinos of the Orthodox Metropolis of Singapore…

Apr 29, 2016
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Proclaiming the Messiah with Palms and Evangelism

The African culture is ripe and ready for Orthodoxy because her people already live in community. Listen to an interesting interview with one of Kenya’s…

Apr 22, 2016
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Fasting is More Than a Diet

Is gluttony a real thing? Can food do more than nourish you? Is the fast a diet or something more? Listen as Fr. Chris discusses fasting with Fr. Patrick…

Apr 15, 2016