Marriage, Infertility and OCAMPR

Marriage, Infertility and OCAMPR

This week on CRTL, we have three guests.  We open the program with a conversation between our guest host Fr. Steven Ritter and Rev. Dr. Christopher Flesoras, the pastor of Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville, CA.  They discuss the life and miracles of St. Anna.  For more information...

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Healing after Violence and Personal Struggles.

Healing after Violence and Personal Struggles.

Listen to an archived conversation between our guest host Fr. Steven Ritter and Dr. Albert Rossi as they discuss internet pornography, the havoc it creates, and ways to get help.  They mention Covenant Eyes, which provides accountability and filtering and Sexaholics Anonymous. But first, listen as Fr. Chris speaks with...

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Readings for Palm Sunday

Readings for Palm Sunday

Fr. Steven Ritter finishes his look at the Sunday readings of Lent with this week’s episode on Palm Sunday. The readings are Philippians 4:4-9 and John 12:1-18. St. Paul’s Letter to the Philippians 4:4-9 Brethern, rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let all men know your...

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Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt

Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt

This week, Fr. Steven Ritter looks at Hebrews 9:11-14 and Mark 10:32-45 as he continues his special Lenten series on the Sunday readings. The Epistle to the Hebrews 9:11-14 But Christ came as High Priest of the good things to come, with the greater and more perfect tabernacle not made...

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Sunday of John Climacus

Sunday of John Climacus

Fr. Steven Ritter continues his reflections on the Sunday readings of Lent, this week reflecting on Hebrews 6:13-20 and Mark 9:17-31. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 6:13-20 Brethern, when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore to himself,...

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Sunday of the Holy Cross

Sunday of the Holy Cross

Join Fr. Steven Ritter as he discusses the significance of this Sunday’s readings of Hebrews 4:14 – 5:6 and Mark 8:34 – 9:1. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:1-6 BRETHREN, since we have a high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let...

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Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas

Sunday of Saint Gregory Palamas

Join Fr. Steven Ritter as he discusses the significance of this Sunday’s readings of Hebrews 1:10-14; 2:1-3 and Mark 2:1-12. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 1:10-14; 2:1-3 “In the beginning, Thou, Lord, didst found the earth in the beginning, and the heavens are the work of thy hands; they...

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Readings from Sunday of Orthodoxy

Readings from Sunday of Orthodoxy

Fr. Steven Ritter of St. James Orthodox Mission in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is hosting a special 6-part series on the Sunday readings of Great Lent. This week’s first episode talks about the significance of the Gospel & Epistle readings during Lent before looking specifically at this week’s readings of Hebrews 12:1-10...

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Vesper Service – Feast of Pentecost

Vesper Service – Feast of Pentecost

Our busy lives sometimes get in the way of experiencing all the special liturgies of our Tradition, such as Vespers. Listen to this episode of Theologically Thinking as Fr. Steven Ritter and Fr. Timothy Chrapko speak on the Vesper Service of the Feast of Pentecost and explore the richness and...

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