Posts about Marriage

Come Receive the Light

Of Heaven and Earth, Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Can we create heaven here on earth?  Anxiety and depression are built in alarm systems that something in our core is not ok, says Presvytera Julie Honeycutt,…

Feb 18, 2017
Come Receive the Light

And the Light shines in the Darkness: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Listen to this moving conversation between Fr. Chris Metropulos and Sandra Anderson about the Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage in Guatemala.  Sandra has…

Feb 10, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Who’s responsible for a really Christian marriage?

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   The newly-weds are our spiritual children, members of our parishes. It’s the duty of clergy to celebrate…

Feb 09, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The husband as head of the wife and his responsibilities

I’ve left the husband to last because he shoulders more of the burdens and is called upon to serve the family. But even in this sense, he’s considered,…

Dec 12, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Resource on Marriage and Venture Scouting

How well do you understand the Orthodox expression of marriage? Is it a promise? Is it a sacrament? Glory and Honor, Orthodox Christian Resource on Marriage,…

Oct 06, 2016
Led by the Spirit

Not Contractually Obligated: The Orthodox Marriage Ceremony

Not Contractually Obligated:  The Orthodox Marriage Ceremony Marriage may be the most common institution in society, but it is also not well understood. …

Sep 02, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Are You Listening or Reacting?

Listening.  Who does it anymore?  Tune in this week to hear the first part of Fr. Chris’ talk with Dr. Ary Christofidis of the Orthodox Christian…

Aug 25, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Sexuality in Marriage

Have we lost the sanctity of sexuality?  Listen as Fr. Chris talks with Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov about his book There Is No Sex in the Church.  This is…

Aug 18, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Cherishing the Moments of Marriage

The more you do it the harder it gets. That goes against everything we’re taught. If you want to be good at something, keep doing it, and it will…

Jul 31, 2016
The Sounding Blog

A Love for the Ages

My inevitable physical end of life is not something upon which I dwell. I’d rather think of myself as being somewhere in my thirties despite the evidence…

Jun 19, 2016