A Ministry of Care

A Ministry of Care

As our parents age, we may find our roles reversed. Where our moms and dads previously cared for and nurtured us, we often become their caregivers eventually. Whether you have two parents or one, it can be challenging to assist while maintaining your own emotional and mental well being. When...

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Understanding and Living Our Faith: What Do You Mean Santa Isn’t Real?

Understanding and Living Our Faith: What Do You Mean Santa Isn’t Real?

Do you remember your childhood when you believed in Santa Claus? Do you remember that excitement you felt Christmas Eve in anticipation of what was to come the next day? I remember one Christmas Eve, when I was about 6 or 7, sitting in my bedroom with my brother and...

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On the Power of Kindness

On the Power of Kindness

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl022318.mp3 Listen Now.   Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Emmy Award winning writer, producer and author Yvette Manessis Corporon. She is currently a Senior Producer with the syndicated entertainment news show, EXTRA.  Corporon shares with us how she was compelled to share the story of how her Yia Yia...

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On the Chance to Be Great

On the Chance to Be Great

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Alison R. Plotas, President of Be Great, whose son Alexander is the inspiration for the foundation.    Alexander died at the age of 13 months due to complications after a SUCCESSFUL Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplant (commonly known as a Bone Marrow Transplant...

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Finishing the Race: A Daughter’s Tribute

Finishing the Race: A Daughter’s Tribute

My mother died recently. My sisters and I ordered the marker, and I was confronted with the dash between the dates, the dash in place of 84 years of living. We gave up trying to write an obituary for mom. She did so much in her life, it would never...

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Five Ways to Stay Connected to Christ During the School Year

Five Ways to Stay Connected to Christ During the School Year

Even though we all strive to be like Jesus, not everyone always has a starring role. As your kids head back to school and schedules get more chaotic, take time to remind them that Christ is at the center of all that we do. To honor Him and his example...

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On Managing Faith, Work and Family

On Managing Faith, Work and Family

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  In close to half of two-parent families, both parents work full time.  Join us as we discuss the importance of communication and connection, the keys to managing faith, work and family in...

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Man and Woman Reflected in the Original Meaning of Creation: Part 3

Man and Woman Reflected in the Original Meaning of Creation: Part 3

The Passions And The Justification Of Sin Fr. Dumitru Staniloae asserts that at the foundation of passions are natural affects and instincts that initially support life. “In this animal characteristics we find both their lack of guilt and their inferiority, because just like the animals are not guilty of the...

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The Selfless Nature of Love

The Selfless Nature of Love

What does Christianity look like? That’s a question I’ve asked myself over the years as I’ve encountered groups/churches/cults all purporting to teach true Christianity. I’ve heard those who want to implement the Old Testament laws as the law of the land, a sort of ‘Christian’ Sharia law. I’ve met those...

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On Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

On Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Gary Chapman about the importance of raising emotionally healthy children and teenagers.  Dr. Chapman is the author of The 5 Love Languages and Senior Associate Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  He speaks with Fr. Chris about...

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