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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Expectations and Just Rewards

Expectations and Just Rewards

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration Church in Florence, SC talks to us about “Expectations and Just Rewards.” We all need clear expectations in order for us to learn from our mistakes. The Parable of the Last Judgment in the Gospel of Matthew 25:31-46 outlines with clarity...

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St. Gregory Palamas and The Prodigal Son

St. Gregory Palamas and The Prodigal Son

St. Gregory Palamas preached a sermon on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son and interpreted the parable according to a very complex method. Listen to Harmony of Thunder to hear Fr. David explore a great sermon by a great saint of the faith.

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St. Maximus the Confessor

St. Maximus the Confessor

In Turning to the Fathers, noted scholar Fr. John McGuckin and Fr. Christopher Metropulos discuss the teachings of St. Maximus the Confessor. As we prepare for Great Lent, St. Maximus points us toward the nature of the Living God.

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Are You a Sinner?

Are You a Sinner?

On Theologically Thinking, we hear from Fr. Athanasios Haros. He reminds us that when we hear stories of judgment and sin in the Scriptures, most of us don’t want to admit the Lord is speaking to us. It is easier for us to adopt the attitude of the Pharisee (Luke...

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Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Presentation of Christ in the Temple

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Bill Chiganos will discuss the presentation of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ to the Temple.

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Who is your favorite saint?

Who is your favorite saint?

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos asks, who is your favorite Saint? Fr. Bill tells us about the struggle of the Golden Century of Christianity and the Three Hierarchs St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom, whose Synaxis Day is on January 30th.

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What does He think of me?

What does He think of me?

On Theologically Thinking, we hear from Fr. Nicholas Louh. He encourages us to consider what God thinks of us before we worry about the opinion of others.

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Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

St. Gregory Palamas paints a picture of Zacchaeus (St. Luke 19:1-10) as a man who wanted both sin and salvation, the old law and the new testament, riches and poverty. Listen to this week’s Harmony of Thunder as Fr. David Smith explores St. Gregory Palamas’ remarkable sermon and reveals the...

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The Story of Saint Nina

The Story of Saint Nina

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Christopher speaks with Karen Kech as she brings one of the little-known saints of the church who is a model for our humility and determination. Listen in to hear about Saint Nina who is celebrated on January 14.

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