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The Sounding

Have You Kissed Your Eikona Today?

Many mornings we wake up rushed and ready to begin a new day of working, parenting, achieving…of living. We grab our coffee, eat some breakfast and run…

Apr 02, 2016
Come Receive the Light

God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at…

Apr 01, 2016
Good News for a Change

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Fr. Lazarakis explains the importance of the Sunday of Orthodoxy and Icons. Icons teach us three important things that are critical to our salvation. Icons…

Mar 29, 2016
The Sounding

Powerful Lessons from a Living Icon

I was reading about the life of Saint Chad, abbot and bishop of the Northumbrians and Mercians in 7th century Ireland. He viscerally reminded me of my…

Mar 21, 2016
Iconography and Saints

Across the Border, but Close to Home

As we continue the Nativity fast and draw near to our loved ones for Christmas; family stories seem to emanate from the warm glow of Christ’s birth….

Dec 24, 2015
Come Receive the Light

An Epic Iconography Project

  Closing our six-part series on PISTEVO, the Art of Belief, we have Robert Augustinos, President of the Parish Council of Christ Our Savior, Greek…

Oct 30, 2015
The Sounding

The Holy Protection of the Theotokos

  One of the most beloved holidays in the Orthodox calendar is the Protection of the Mother of God. The Slavic people celebrate this holiday on October…

Oct 27, 2015
The Sounding

Oil from Icon Is a Sign of Saint’s Presence

I don’t normally get my news from facebook, but recently a friend posted about a miracle icon in Homer Glen, Illinois and I was thrilled!  I called…

Oct 23, 2015
Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese

Great Books and Teaching Guides for Teacher Preparation

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching…

Oct 16, 2015
The Sounding

Embracing All God’s Children, Part 4: Creation/Imago Dei/Living Icons

As the parent of special needs children, church was often a challenge for us.  While most   of our time was spent serving smaller military chapels,…

Oct 12, 2015