Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos


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

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
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Families and Crisis

We welcome back Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. This week he shares the story of Saints…

Apr 08, 2016
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God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at…

Apr 01, 2016
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Parents, Children, Faith, and Love

We have three conversations on Come Receive the Light this week.  Our main feature is a conversation with Dr. Philip Mamalakis, Assistant Professor of…

Mar 24, 2016