Orthodoxy Explained

Orthodoxy Explained draws on the fabulous wealth of OCN’s recorded archives to bring you the voices and perspectives of Orthodox priests and teachers, past and present, sharing the treasures of Orthodoxy. If you want to enrich your faith, satisfy your curiosity, or simply stretch your mind, you have come to the right place.

The Feast Days of September

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks to us about many Feast Days of September, including the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, The Nativity…

Aug 31, 2013

Saint Simeon – Quiet Place

On Turning to the Fathers, noted scholar Fr. John McGuckin discusses Saint Simeon. Listen to the words of Saint Simeon: “If you feel oppressed, go into…

Aug 22, 2013

Honorable Sash of the Theotokos

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks on the end of August and the beginning of the ecclesiastical New Year, and on one of the…

Aug 22, 2013

Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 3

In this third episode of his series on the sermon of Patriarch Modestus, Fr. David Smith helps us explore why it is so important for Christians to observe…

Aug 15, 2013

Temptation: Moral and Spiritual

As we continue our theme of “Vice,” we consider the role that temptation has in our spiritual lives. This week on Theologically Thinking, enjoy a reading…

Aug 15, 2013

God’s Second Chance

As we struggle with vice and sin, we can find comfort knowing that God continually gives us second chances to get back on track. Fr. Athanasios Haros touches…

Aug 08, 2013

The Burden of Sin is Real

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church Florence in South Carolina shares his sermon,…

Aug 01, 2013

Wisdom of King Solomon

Fr. William Chiganos takes a “Wisdom of Solomon” reading from the Vespers of the Sunday of All Saints, “But the Righteous live forever and their…

Jun 27, 2013

Vesper Service – Feast of Pentecost

Our busy lives sometimes get in the way of experiencing all the special liturgies of our Tradition, such as Vespers. Listen to this episode of Theologically…

Jun 20, 2013

318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

In honor of the Sunday of the First Council Fathers, Fr. William Chiganos will discuss the 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council on Special Moments…

Jun 13, 2013

Conflict in Marriage

June is frequently a month for weddings. But following our theme of the month, good listening and proper conflict resolution are keys to happiness in marriage….

Jun 06, 2013

Mary and Martha Feast

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Chris and Frederica Matthewes Greene discuss Mary and Martha, whose feast day is celebrated on June 4th.

May 30, 2013

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