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The Sounding

Again and Again

She’d just turned three and I found her sitting in the middle of a bedroom floor, carefully building a tower of wooden blocks. She didn’t notice my…

Jun 28, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Perspectives: Faith and Science

Listen carefully as Dr. Stamatis Vokos, who is both a scientist and a man of faith, talks to Fr. Chris about miracles. Faith and science are frequently…

Jun 07, 2014
Learn, The Sounding

Apostles Fast Activities for Children

We are about to enter the Apostles fast, which is almost certainly the least appreciated fast of the church calendar. Sometimes it can feel like we just…

Jun 03, 2014
The Sounding

Is “Evaluation” even Orthodox?

When the programs of the Office of Vocation & Ministry were just getting going, I was troubled at having to spend part of the annual budget on “evaluation.”…

May 29, 2014
Learn, The Sounding

Teaching the Annunciation

The feast of the Annunciation is a glorious respite in the middle of Great Lent. For adults, there are numerous church services and fasting to prepare…

Mar 23, 2014
The Sounding

Why in the world do we go to school?

I was at my best friend’s house the other night. She had finals that week, and she was telling me how she was stressed, depressed, and just exhausted…

Jan 05, 2014
The Sounding

The Next Generation of Orthodox Christians

Where do you live? Do you live on a farm where you tend crops and animals? Do you live in a big city where you walk, ride a bus, or hop on the subway to…

Jan 01, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Choosing a School and Relaunching The Ark

As our nation grapples with the tragedy of yet another school shooting, we hear from His Grace Bishop Thomas of the Antiochian Archdiocese about making…

Oct 25, 2013
Learn, The Sounding

Teaching the Ten Commandments

I realized the other day that I’ve never sat down with my children and taught them about the Ten Commandments.   Oh, we’ve talked about the…

Oct 18, 2013
Learn, The Sounding

Elevation of the Cross Prayer Beads

On September 14, we will be celebrating the Elevation of the Cross, and by celebrating I mean fasting. For this is one of two feast days which we actually…

Sep 12, 2013
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