Thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt

Thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt

On Harmony of Thunder, Fr. David Smith shares thoughts on St. Mary of Egypt.  Listen Now. 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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Earthly Glory

Earthly Glory

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με την ευκαιρία της αναζήτησης της επίγειας δόξας δύο απο τους δώδεκα μαθητές του Χριστού, λίγο πριν την είσοδο στα Ιεροσόλυμα, βρίσκει την ευκαιρία με τον δικό Του τρόπο να τους διδάξει για μια φορά ακόμα την ευτέλεια και την προσωρινότητα της επίγειας δόξας και να στρέψει...

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St. Basil the Great

St. Basil the Great

Throughout Lent, we have been celebrating the Liturgy of St. Basil the Great. But who was this man? We can learn more about him from Paula Kerifides on Theologically Thinking.

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Fr. Dumitru Staniloae

Fr. Dumitru Staniloae

As each of us continues in our personal Lenten journey, CRTL this week will offer up two examples of Christians who struggled in this world but found peace in Christ. We’ll hear first about one of Orthodoxy’s most beloved Saints – Mary of Egypt – from Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of...

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Guiding Our Children

Guiding Our Children

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης με αφορμή το ευαγγελικό ανάγνωσμα της Δ’ Κυριακής των Νηστειών, συζητά για την υποχρέωση των γονιών κάθε εποχής να ακολουθήσουν το παράδειγμα του πατέρα ο οποίος πήγε το παιδί του στον Χριστό για να το θεραπεύσει απο το πονηρό πνεύμα. Με προσευχή και νηστεία, με διάκριση και...

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A Man Named Zacchaeus

A Man Named Zacchaeus

Before Lent, we observed Zacchaeus Sunday. We hear a personal narrative of faith from another man who would take the name Zacchaeus when he converted to Orthodoxy on Journey to Orthodoxy.   ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of...

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Parenting and Faith with Nia Vardalos

Parenting and Faith with Nia Vardalos

It’s a joy to have actress Nia Vardalos from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” in the studio with us this week. She’ll tell us about her eventful journey to motherhood, and how parenting has impacted her faith. We’ll also reflect on the Sunday of St. John Climacus with Metropolitan Tikhon,...

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Forgiveness: A Short Story

Forgiveness: A Short Story

Everyone was staring at me. This was what I hated most about moving to a new school, the very first day. I shuffled nervously beside the teacher’s desk, keeping my green eyes to the floor, and fiddling with a piece of my long, dark blonde hair as the teacher began...

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Our Spiritual Battle

Our Spiritual Battle

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης εστιάζει στον Σταυρό του Κυρίου καθώς αυτή την Κυριακή, της Σταυροπροσκυνήσεως, ο νους μας αναζητά δύναμη και χάρη που πηγάζει απο τον Σταυρό, ώστε να μας ενδυναμώσει στον αγώνα μας. Τι σημαίνουν τα λόγια του Κυρίου “όποιος θέλει να σώσει τη ζωή του πρέπει να την χάσει;”...

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Discovering Orthodoxy Through Music

Discovering Orthodoxy Through Music

In this episode, we hear the story of Shawn Wallace, Associate Professor of Music and faculty advisor of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship at Ohio State University. He began in the Pentecostal tradition, where he employed his talents as a musician. Hear the story of how he discovered the Orthodox Church....

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