Pearls of Great Price

Join Veronica Hughes on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month as we journey the time-tested and well-trodden path of our regeneration by grace laid before us by our God and His saints. Veronica will be sharing the teachings of the Saints, their Pearls of Great Price, and her commentary about this miraculous transformation available to us through the practice of our Orthodox Faith.

Drawing Closer to the Mother of God during the Advent Fast – Part I

During Advent, Veronica will examine the mysteries surrounding the life of the Mother of God to help us prepare for the Nativity of Christ. In this episode…

Nov 18, 2014

The Dance between Temptation and Grace, Part 2

In this episode of Pearl of Great Price, Veronica Hughes further explores the “Dance between Temptations and Grace.” She shares with us passages…

Nov 03, 2014

The Violent Take It By Force, Part 2

In this episode, Veronica Hughes shares Part 2 of her reflection on “Spiritual Violence.” What are the awesome weapons our Lord gave us to…

Oct 23, 2014

The Dance Between Temptation and Grace, Part 1

Why do temptations and suffering befall us? What is the right attitude to have towards our suffering? How do we surmount our trials? In this episode, Veronica…

Oct 21, 2014

The Violent Take It By Force

“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.” (Matt 11: 12)…

Sep 22, 2014

Blessed are the Persecuted

We all endure some form of suffering if we are Christian. Martyrdom is one of the most challenging to come to terms with – especially in our modern times….

Sep 04, 2014

Meaningful Prayers

If we live in the world – we most likely are struggling with our prayer life. How can we transform our prayers so that they are more meaningful? How…

Aug 17, 2014

Prayer and Your Deep Heart

“Those who only hear about spiritual meditation and prayer and have no direct knowledge of it are like a man blind from birth, who hears about the…

Aug 07, 2014

Knowledge vs Faith: Part 2

It is not that knowledge is blameworthy, but that faith is higher… What are the distinctions in knowledge; when knowledge returns to its primary aim…

Jul 14, 2014

Faith vs Knowledge: Part 1

Why is it so challenging sometimes to have faith? What does worldly knowledge have to do with our lack of faith? Let’s find out! Stay tuned for the first…

Jul 02, 2014

Faith – Part 2

In this second podcast about faith, Veronica Hughes will explore the relationship between faith and illumination, our regeneration in grace, and our second…

Jun 17, 2014

Faith: Part 1

Faith is a complex virtue, which is not understandable by our mind, but by our heart. Just as one cannot have obedience without humility, one cannot have…

Jun 04, 2014
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