IOCC and the Arizona Wildfires

IOCC and the Arizona Wildfires

This week on CRTL, IOCC veteran Mike Claypool tells us about the response to the Arizona wildfires and what you can do to help the many people whose lives have been affected. Then, hear from Fr. Allan Boyd about his amazing journey from Evangelical minister to Orthodox priest!

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Sacramento del Matrimonio

Sacramento del Matrimonio

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten hablan del sacramento de matrimonio.  La doxología–la acción de gracias inmediatamente antes de la divina liturgia, cantada por Padre Aristides y Padre Gustavo Alfonso–sigue.  Finalmente, el Padre Miguel Marcantoni lee la lectura...

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Recovering the True Spirit

Recovering the True Spirit

On Journeys to Orthodoxy, we meet Barnabas Powell, whose remarkable spiritual journey to Orthodoxy included many years in Pentecostalism as a pastor and ministry leader. After finding the Orthodox Faith, Barnabas served for several years as the Media Director of the Orthodox Christian Network. He’s now a priest of the...

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Elevation of the Holy Cross: Why is it important?

Elevation of the Holy Cross: Why is it important?

On Just Thinking, Fr. Alkiviadis Calivas, Emeritus Professor of Liturgics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary in Brookline, MA, describes the important feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross.

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Happy (Ecclesiastical) New Year!

Happy (Ecclesiastical) New Year!

Στις CRTL ελληνική, Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης μοιράζεται τις σκέψεις του για την εκκλησιαστική Πρωτοχρονιά.

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Syrian War and Contrapposto

Syrian War and Contrapposto

U.S. involvement in the war in Syria might come. I fear. But, isn’t this the same fear as always? Isn’t it the fear that is sprouted from a weak or incomplete faith? Isn’t it, ultimately, a fear of suffering and death with fear being the opposite of faith? Fear exposes...

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Our First Mongolia Experience! – July/August 2013

Our First Mongolia Experience! – July/August 2013

Summer is wrapping up and it’s time for us to begin teaching again. Before we get back in the flow too much, we want to recount to you some of the great things that have happened for us this July. (Read on for stories and pictures!!) We made our first...

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Summer, finally

Summer, finally

Those of you who are following her story will want to know that Christine has undergone surgery and received her pathology report…..we’ll post that story shortly. But before we do, here is a journal entry she wrote looking back over the road she has traveled to this point. Written August...

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Christians Coming Home to Orthodoxy

Christians Coming Home to Orthodoxy

Since the Protestant Reformation, the Christian Church has splintered into thousands of groups and denominations, but many Christians are coming home to the Orthodox Christian Church, the ancient church that is always relevant and revealing.

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Beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year

Beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year

Streamed live on Sep 1, 2013 It should be noted that to the present day, the Church has always celebrated the beginning of the New Year on September 1. This was the custom in Constantinople until its fall in 1493 and in Russia until the reign of Peter I. September...

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