Mary and Martha Feast

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.

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Wedding Liturgy and Scripture

Wedding Liturgy and Scripture

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we recall that Jesus hallowed the intimate bond between man and woman by his ministry and miracle at the Wedding of Cana. Fr. William Chiganos explores the Church’s esteem for marriage in the words of the Wedding Liturgy and Scripture.

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Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Rise Up! Be Healed and Follow the Lord!

Theologically Thinking: On the occasion of the Sunday of the Paralytic, Fr. Athanasios Haros of the Transfiguration of Our Savior Greek Orthodox Church, in Florence, SC shares his sermon entitled “Rise up! Be healed and follow the Lord.”

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Ladder of Divine Ascent

Ladder of Divine Ascent

On Harmony of Thunder, for the Sunday of St. John Climacus, we hear a reflection from Fr. David Smith on the Ladder of Divine Ascent. Why would you work to assure your salvation?

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Reflection on St. Macarius

Reflection on St. Macarius

On Turning to the Fathers, Fr. John McGuckin shares a reflection on St. Macarius, whose Feast Day is January 19th.

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A Prayerful Life

A Prayerful Life

On Turning to the Fathers, continuing our exploration of prayer this month, we listen to a reflection on prayer from Fr. John McGuckin, drawing from the wisdom of St. John of Apameia in “A Prayerful Life.”

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Dealing with Immorality in the Church at Corinth

Dealing with Immorality in the Church at Corinth

Following our Theme of “Let’s Talk About Sex,” we sometimes assume that attention to this topic is only something modern. But the Early Church also grappled with how to balance an appropriate esteem for marriage with speaking out against abuses of our God-given sexual faculties. On Special Moments in Orthodoxy,...

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The Myrrh-Bearing Women

The Myrrh-Bearing Women

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Stanley Harakas will present a podcast on the Myrrh-Bearing Women. It was to the Myrrh-Bearing Women that the news of Christ’s Resurrection was first given. It was to them that Christ first appeared in the flesh. It was to them that the honor fell of announcing...

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Tardy Thomas

Tardy Thomas

On Theologically Thinking, Keith Massey, PhD, presents “Tardy Thomas,” a reflection on the Sunday after Easter. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is a recognized leader in the Orthodox Media field...

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A Convert’s First Pascha

A Convert’s First Pascha

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Spiro Bobotas and Fr. Barnabas Powell speak on a Convert’s First Pascha and the Theology of the Paschal Hymns.

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Sacrament of Marriage

Sacrament of Marriage

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we hear from David Ford on the high esteem in which St. John Chrysostom held the Sacrament of Marriage.

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Icons in Sound: St. Basil the Great

Icons in Sound: St. Basil the Great

Holy Week presents us with powerful experiences, liturgically and musically. On “Icons in Sound,” Vlad Morosan explores some of the musical and hymnographic highlights of Great and Holy Week, featuring beautiful hymns from the Byzantine and Slavic traditions sung, for the most part, in English.

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