Just Following Orders

Just Following Orders

Watch Now as Fr. Michael discusses the Church, and how our membership within the Body of Christ is bound up, at least in part, by our response to our neighbor.  The Ekklesia is not somewhere else, the Church is not someone else and it is not some external association to...

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Maximum Effort

Maximum Effort

Watch Now as Fr. Michael discusses the great paradox that when we embrace the hardness of life as the pavement of the spiritual road, slowly we find that there is joy where others despair, prayer where others are overwhelmed. No circumstance dictates the human being who is free in Christ...

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Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Watch Now as Fr. Michael discusses the term “test” and how we often do not consider that the purpose of “testing”a thing or of being “tested” might not have much, or anything at all to do with failure or success, but rather another possibility exists-namely that these terms signify the means...

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The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home

Watch Now as Fr. Michael discusses John Cassian, his friend Germanus, and the journey they shared to pursue their dream of being men of great spiritual stature. ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit in Rochester, NY. Originally from Puerto Rico,...

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