Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Come Receive the Light

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
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Sacred and Folk Orthodox Music

“Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” ― Johann Sebastian Bach In this edition of Come Receive…

Mar 18, 2016
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Finding God in Two Extremes

For Orthodox Christians, Great Lent is a time to leave the world behind and focus more on prayer, fasting and giving charity.  This week, our first story…

Mar 12, 2016
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The Basics of Orthodox Christianity

  Have you ever referred to God as the “Man upstairs?”  Listen as Fr. Chris opens the program with Fr. Steven Freeman, author of Everywhere Present: …

Mar 05, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Being Palestinian 

What does it mean to be Palestinian?  Presvytera Nadia Abuelezam Minucci has set out with her friends and family to find out by sharing people’s stories…

Mar 03, 2016
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Church History, Order and Beauty

  Do all Christians believe in the same God?  Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Fr. John W. Morris, Ph.D., pastor of St. George Antiochian Orthodox…

Feb 22, 2016
OCN Now

Finding Mr./ Mrs. Orthodox

We recently learned of an online dating site for Orthodox to meet called Orthodox and Single. Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos and Adam Roberts, the founder…

Feb 12, 2016
The Sounding

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

  A role in dialogue   For the past several years as the then Executive Director and now the Founding Father of the Orthodox Christian Network…

Feb 09, 2016
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Setting Higher Standards in Service and Politics 

    Our feature conversation is an archived recording with Michael Stanley Dukakis.  He shares his personal thoughts on maintaining a healthy…

Feb 05, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Orthodoxy in the Old Testament Prophets and Music  

In celebration of the Three Hierarchs, we went back into our archives to find a conversation between Fr. Chris Metropulos, currently the President of Hellenic…

Jan 30, 2016