Throwback Thursday: A Voice from the past on the Importance of Orthodoxy in America

Throwback Thursday: A Voice from the past on the Importance of Orthodoxy in America

Is America ready for Orthodoxy?  In this Week’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to the 2001 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in Los Angeles, CA.  Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos and His Eminence Metropolitan PHILIP, now of blessed memory, discuss Orthodoxy in America and the bold step of the Antiochian Archdiocese’s request...

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Throwback Thursday: Whose Sin Is It, Anyway?

Throwback Thursday: Whose Sin Is It, Anyway?

What’s the difference between being born into sin and carrying the guilt of Adam and Eve?  Listen as Fr. Chris and Fr. Steven discuss this deep and often misunderstood theology of original sin, as we take you back to July 16, 2011.  Fr. Steven Ritter is Pastor of St. James...

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Throwback Thursday: Living the Beatitudes

Throwback Thursday: Living the Beatitudes

In today’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to 2012 and listen to Fr. Chris speak with Fr. Stephen Powley regarding prison ministry.  Fr. Stephen went to those incarcerated and brought the light of Christ to some of the most violent inmates.  What an inspirational story!  For more information on prison...

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Throwback Thursday: OCN in the Old Days!

Throwback Thursday: OCN in the Old Days!

Remember life before 9/11​,​ when the Pope of Rome visited Ukraine after the fall of communism, the Assembly of Bishops were SCOBA​,​ and OCN had a 60-minute radio program? This week​,​ our Throwback Thursday edition goes way back to June 23, 2001 with the original format​: Daily Vitamins for Spiritual...

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Finding God in Prayer

Finding God in Prayer

On this ​”​Throwback Thursday​,”​ we have a CRTL​ episode​ from June 4, 2005. The contact information and website mentioned have changed​,​ but the message is​ still​ true. In this episode, we begin with a discussion on why Orthodox Christians call Mary the Mother of God,​ or God​-​Bearer​,​ Theotokos in Greek....

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Throwback Thursday: Archbishop Demetrios in 2011

Throwback Thursday: Archbishop Demetrios in 2011

Fr. Chris speaks with His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios in 2011 regarding anxiety, unemployment, and old-fashioned Truth which is drowned out by the contemporary influx of information. Feeling overwhelmed? Could routine and structure be the key? Listen to this inspiring discussion on how to find peace of heart. Posted by the...

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The Monastery and the Parish

The Monastery and the Parish

How is a monastery like a parish? How is it different? In this intriguing interview, His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh talks with Fr. Chris about how monasticism differs from parish life. Metropolitan Savas recounts his early discovery of this vocation and the lack of monasteries in this country at the...

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ

Walking in the Footsteps of Christ

Fr. Chris Metropulos will depart on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in early March. To learn more about the people and places he’ll visit, this week we listen to Ginny Nieuwsma interview Maria Khoury about her books and her life in Palestine walking in the footsteps of Christ.

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Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

Sanctity of Life: Teens and Abortion

On Orthodox Teen Talk Online, we join a group of Orthodox teens as they discuss real-life issues. This week: “Sanctity of Life, Teens and Abortion,” produced in association with the National Teen SOYO of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can...

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It’s Christmas Day – What’s next?

It’s Christmas Day – What’s next?

Dr. Violet Leathers asks: It’s Christmas Day – What’s next? Tune in to find out about the Christian meaning of the popular carol “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

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“Big T” and “little t” Traditions at Christmas

“Big T” and “little t” Traditions at Christmas

On Mission Possible, Ginny Nieuwsma shares how we can keep the Nativity season centered on Christ by keeping and remember both Large and small “T” traditions.

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A Tree with Deep Roots

A Tree with Deep Roots

On Just Thinking, Fr. Chris and Bishop Savas discuss the topic “Civility is a tree with deep roots.”

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