Los Santos Iconos

Los Santos Iconos

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten abordan el tema de los Santos Iconos: ¿Qué son? ¿Para qué sirven? ¿Estarán participando los cristianos ortodoxos en la idolatría cuando honran los iconos? Los himnos «Un Solo Santo» y «Alabad al...

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A Miracle in Greece: What a Weeping Icon Could Mean

A Miracle in Greece: What a Weeping Icon Could Mean

Just a few months ago, an icon of Archangel Michael on the island of Rhodes in Greece began weeping. (You can see a video here.) What could this mean? The meaning of a miracle may seem obvious. Something remarkable happened, and it can only be attributed to God. It’s a...

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What Do You See?

What Do You See?

“The single biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” This sentiment from George Bernard Shaw was often related to me by my Dad. And for those of us who know what it is like to hear often-repeated sentiments from our Dads, we know that eventually...

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Radio Drama: The Great Martyr Demetrios

Radio Drama: The Great Martyr Demetrios

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/TT/TT_2013/TT_131018.mp3 Listen Now  as episode features a “radio drama” of the life of the Great Martyr Demetrios, a high-ranking Roman military official who wouldn’t deny his Christian Faith and therefore paid the ultimate price.

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Is It Funny?

Is It Funny?

My granddaughter is 2-and-a-half years old now. For anyone who has been around a toddler, you will know that this means the dawn of strong willfulness. As a grandfather, I can step back in a way that I could not as a father, and observe and (trying very hard to...

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Dead People and Why Icons Look Weird

Dead People and Why Icons Look Weird

If I say, “Hello,” it is not a stretch to think that the answer will be something like…well… “Hello.” However, if I say, “Hello” to a dead person, a two-way conversation may hit a wall. Greeting, let alone conversing with, a dead person might be considered by some to be...

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My Favorite Icons of the Theotokos

My Favorite Icons of the Theotokos

Elder Joseph the Hesychast said that Orthodox Christians should all have an icon of the Theotokos that they particularly love and that we should keep that icon with us, venerating it and pleading for her intercessions at all times. So I wanted to share some of my favorite icons of...

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