Posts about education

The Sounding

Secular Privilege and Natural Law

Two of the best Orthodox Christian commentators on current events today are (in my view) John Kass, the main columnist for the Chicago Tribune, and Rod…

Jul 07, 2014
Learn, The Sounding

Festal “Life Cycle” Chart for Children

As the mother of two young daughters who love to do craft projects and art, I’m always looking for new project ideas, especially those that allow…

Jun 29, 2014
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