Posts about Mary

The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, November 15: The Handmaiden

  Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found…

Nov 13, 2015
The Prayer Team

Daily Devotion: The Virgin Mary as a Role Model

And Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 Good morning Prayer Team! As we prepare…

Aug 10, 2015
Good News for a Change

Annunciation, March 25

​In this episode, Fr. Constantine Lazarakis discusses the Annunciation of the Theotokos. She had true apprehension about what was asked of her. Indeed,…

Apr 01, 2015
The Sounding

Journey to Bethlehem, Part 1

About seven hundred years ago, St. Andrei Rublev or one of his disciples painted perhaps the most memorable and beautiful icon of the Nativity of Christ….

Dec 09, 2014
Beauty Will Save the World

The Intoxication of Sensuality

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell discusses how modern Christians live in a world that bombards us with constant advertisements based on sensuality….

Dec 01, 2014
The Sounding

The Feast of the Entrance and the Protoevangelium of James

Much of the hymnography adorning our Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple causes the raising of eyebrows—talk about Mary being escorted…

Nov 24, 2014
Beauty Will Save the World

Veneration of the Theotokos

In this episode, Fr. Barnabas Powell explains that in the Orthodox veneration of the Theotokos, we are only trying to be consistent with what the Church…

Nov 21, 2014
Pearls of Great Price

Drawing Closer to the Mother of God during the Advent Fast – Part I

During Advent, Veronica will examine the mysteries surrounding the life of the Mother of God to help us prepare for the Nativity of Christ. In this episode…

Nov 18, 2014
Come Receive the Light

The Fallen Man

Join us this week as we revisit a conversation with Frederica Mathewes-Green entitled “The Fallen Man.” Hear Frederica’s thoughts on…

Sep 19, 2014
The Sounding

The Mother of God and the Mother of “Gods”

As we continue our jubilant πανήγυρις during these days following this great feast of the Church, alternately called the “Summer Pascha”,…

Aug 19, 2014