An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

An Open Letter to First-Generation Dads on Fathers’ Day

There are fathers and then there are dads, am I right? I have had the great fortune of having both wonderful fathers and dads in my life—fathers who lovingly brought children into the world and dads who diligently saw it through and continue to do so. For us, Fathers’ Day...

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Becoming Who God Calls Us to Be.

Becoming Who God Calls Us to Be.

This week on CRTL, we cover two important topics: the Church’s understanding of manhood and the veneration of the Theotokos, the Virgin Mary and Mother of God. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Michelle Moujeas, the Exec. Dir. of FAITHTREE, concerning their ministry and the powerful role men carry in the...

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Fatherhood and the Modern Man

Fatherhood and the Modern Man

Listen Now.  Balancing Fatherhood with other roles has been quite the struggle for men in our modern world. Listen as Emmy Louvaris speaks with George Papageorge, a licensed Marriage & Family therapist and expert in “Family Systems Psychology.” This Father’s Day edition is for the dads out there who are...

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Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Is the role of fatherhood getting in the way of parenting? Are you terrified at the thought of an emotional connection? Listen as our guest host, Emmy Louvaris, speaks with George Papageorge, a marriage and family therapist in Pleasanton, CA, on fatherhood and the challenges men face when they ​pay too...

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The Sacred Role of Fatherhood

The Sacred Role of Fatherhood

Are we surprised when we see the lack of solid parental influence on kids in malls, movies, and TV shows? Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the priest of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, speaks with Fr. Chris on parenting; more specifically, fatherhood. There is a reason God instructed us...

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It’s About Time

It’s About Time

What ​can a bishop teach us about fatherhood? We’ve invited His Grace Bishop Gregory, Primate of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of America and Titular Bishop of Nyssa, to speak with Fr. Chris ​about the responsibilities and roles of fatherhood every bishop understands: to protect the faith and the faithful...

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Rites of Passage

Rites of Passage

We live in a world that does not celebrate adulthood, where we prefer boys over men, and to become a man is to risk scorn or isolation. So how does one enter adulthood in our culture? When does a boy get the cue that he no longer is a boy,...

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