Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

Food for the Soul – the Importance of Chanting and Praying

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Listen Now.  Join us on this Holy Friday as Fr. Chris talks with Dr. Konstantinos Gakis, an experienced educator and consultant who teaches at the University of the Florida.  Dr. Gakis is also the main chanter at St. Elizabeth Greek Orthodox Church in Gainesville, Florida, and he and Fr. Chris have an interesting conversation about how Byzantine music can enhance our understanding of the way in which we worship and gives us the opportunity to pray and meditate on our faith.
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Fr. Chris Metropulos

Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher lives in Brookline, MA and is the President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.