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.
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 on the intercession of St. Anna regarding infertility, go to http://www.saintanna.org/infertilty-intercessions/
Next up, we have Fr. Patrick Viscuso, a priest and canonist of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Listen as they discuss Orthodox marriage and his book, Sexuality, Marriage and Celibacy in Byzantine Law. Also mentioned in the interview is the book, Orthodox Canon Law: A Casebook for Study.
And our third guest Dr. James Burg, Associate Professor and Dean of the College of Education and Public Policy of Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), speaks with Fr. Chris Metropulos. Dr. Burg is also on the executive Board of OCAMPR, the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion. Listen as they discuss the 2016 Annual OCAMPR Conference “On Pain and Suffering” which will take place November 3 – 5, 2016 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA.
Keynote Address: His Grace, Bishop Alexander. Plenary Speakers include Medical Perspective by Donald Jenkins, M.D. Psychological Perspective by Albert Rossi, Ph.D., and Theological Perspective by Rev. Emmanuel Clapsis, Ph.D.
ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK
The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, originally commissioned by SCOBA to create a national, sustainable, and effective media witness for Orthodox Christianity and seekers around the world through media ministry. CLICK HERE to download our brochure.
This 501(c)3 is recognized as a leader in the Orthodox Media field and has sustained consistent growth over twenty years. OCN shares the timeless faith of Orthodoxy with the contemporary world through modern media. We are on a mission to inspire Orthodox Christians Worldwide. We have reached 5.7 Million People in One Week. Much like public radio, the Orthodox Christian Network relies on the support of our listeners, readers, and fans. If you are interested in supporting our work, you can send your gift by direct mail, over the phone, or on our website. Your gift will ensure that OCN may continue to offer free, high-quality, Orthodox media.
Do you find it hard to keep focused on Christ when you’re on the go? OCN makes it easy! Give today to help you and your Orthodox community stay connected no matter the location.
Spark OCN app is an Orthodox Christian News portal that allows you to take action. Spark provides daily devotions, live Bible study, and you can read and learn about events going on in the Orthodox Christian world, especially those concerning persecuted Christians. In addition to making it easy to share news and articles with friends, Spark allows you make prayer requests for those who are suffering.
Orthodox Prayer Book is the ultimate prayer assistant for Orthodox Christians. Not only does it allow you to carry your prayers around, it was designed from the ground-up for the iPhone to allow you to pray in the least distracting manner possible. Carry all the prayers, information about daily saints and fasting schedules with you throughout your day. Keep a list of people you want to pray for and have them automatically embedded into the prayers.
Click here to download the Spark OCN and Orthodox Prayer Book.
Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. OCN is on Social Media! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube,