Posts by Seraphim Danckaert

The Sounding

A CBS Documentary about Fr. Alexander Schmemann

Several years ago, Orthodox peoples in America were happy to see coverage of our faith on broadcast television when CBS aired a documentary about life…

Nov 21, 2014
The Sounding

Holy Orthodoxy: The Ancient Church in the 21st Century

Nowadays, there are tens of thousands of online videos about Eastern Orthodoxy: documentaries, lectures, interviews, sermons, hymns, worship services,…

Nov 20, 2014
The Sounding

The Beauty of Orthodox Christian Faith

The Psalmist proclaims: “O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness; let the whole earth stand in awe of him,” (Psalm 96:9). The beauty of holiness,…

Nov 19, 2014
The Sounding

Archbishop of Mosul Weeps for Flock

His Eminence Mor Nicodemus Daoud Sharaf, the Syriac Orthodox Archbishop of Mosul, broke down during a recent interview. While explaining an annual tradition…

Nov 07, 2014
The Sounding

Orthodox Bishop Responds to Recent Roman Catholic Synod

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware, author of several popular books on Orthodox Christian faith and life, has offered his thoughts after observing the Roman Catholic…

Oct 29, 2014
Orthodox News

Sen. Ted Cruz Booed Off Stage at Middle East Christian Summit

Seasoned Washington insiders say they’ve never seen anything like it. Sen. Ted Cruz, a high-profile speaker at The IDC Summit for Middle East Christians…

Sep 11, 2014
The Sounding

A Thing of Beauty: An 18th Century Russian Version of “Hallelujah”

The poet John Keats wrote, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.” So it is with…

Sep 01, 2014
The Sounding

Without saying much, this short video says a lot

This video may just qualify as a modern-day retelling of our Lord’s famous parable about the widow’s mite. Watch it and reflect on these words…

Aug 26, 2014
The Sounding

Iraqi TV Host Breaks Down in Tears at Plight of Christians

Christians are by no means the only ones who oppose the extremist ideology and horrific practices of ISIS. In this short video clip, which includes English…

Aug 22, 2014
The Sounding

Short Video on the Meaning of Icons

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has an impressive collection of Byzantine iconography, and an equally impressive history of developing…

Aug 18, 2014
The Sounding

8 Ways You Can Help Victims of Christian Genocide

Do you know what’s going in the Middle East right now? Ancient Christian communities are being driven from their homes, churches desecrated and destroyed,…

Aug 16, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

ISIS Committing Genocide Against Christians

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1. News…

Aug 15, 2014
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