Posts about family

Pemptousia Partnership

‘For I have come to set a man against his father’. Does Christianity damage the institution of the family?

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   It has been claimed by some that Christianity is not merely no help to the family, but that it actually contributes…

Oct 24, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Marriage, Infertility and OCAMPR

This week on CRTL, we have three guests.  We open the program with a conversation between our guest host Fr. Steven Ritter and Rev. Dr. Christopher Flesoras,…

Jul 24, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Families and Crisis

We welcome back Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. This week he shares the story of Saints…

Apr 08, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Understanding Heaven

Timmy, Yiayia, and the Resurrection  Growing up, my brothers and I used to play at my maternal grandparents’ house with the neighborhood children. I…

Feb 22, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Nostalgia

  …a poetic rendering (of the original Greek) by Christodoulos, priest-monk   Where, O where are the blessed good old days, when life was…

Jan 30, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Blessing of Living in Community

    Sometimes help comes in the form of physical help or spiritual guidance, but these days I’m finding my greatest help comes from just being…

Jan 25, 2016
Come Receive the Light

We Are Always Being Taught

  “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.”   Dostoevsky wrote these words at a different time,…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding Blog

High Fructose Corn Syrup

  So, I’m yelling at my son, “Don’t drink that root beer kid, it’s just a cold glass of high fructose corn syrup.”  Without missing a beat,…

Jan 07, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Critical Ingredients for a Divine Revelation

    Humility, Repentance, and Community: Critical Ingredients for a Divine Revelation In examining the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ baptism and…

Jan 06, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Nativity by Michael Aldashin

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! In honor of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrating Christmas according to the Julian Calendar, here is an lovely animation…

Jan 06, 2016