On the Christmas Season

On the Christmas Season

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. John Anthony McGuckin about the holiday season and reconnecting with the early church in a new and interesting way, and remembering that the season revolves around Christ.  Christ is Born, Glorify Him! Photo credit: Event Brite ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN...

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The Nativity Season Isn’t Over Yet

The Nativity Season Isn’t Over Yet

Are you tired of Christmas or just getting started?  In this resource from the Antiochian Archdiocese titled From Nativity to Theophany, you can find articles on The Circumcision of the Lord, The Tradition of the Vasilopita, Theophany and Healing and The Great Blessing of Water. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)...

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The Incarnation of God, the Good News of the New Testament and the Mother of God

The Incarnation of God, the Good News of the New Testament and the Mother of God

Alexandros Christodoulou With His incarnation, His humanization, God entered the innermost core of our lives in the most obvious way. He entered our circulatory system, our heart, the centre of everything, the centre of the universe. After He’d been expelled from our world, our body and our soul through our...

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The Word became flesh (John 1, 14) A Sermon on the Nativity of Christ

The Word became flesh (John 1, 14) A Sermon on the Nativity of Christ

The Word became flesh; that is, the Son of God, co-eternal with God the Father and with the Holy Spirit, became human — having become incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary. O, wondrous, awesome and salvific mystery! The One Who had no beginning took on a beginning...

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Christmas

Christmas

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 25, 2016, The Nativity of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 4:4-7 BRETHREN, when the time had fully come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under...

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God is with Us

God is with Us

Listen to the 2016 Christmas Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America as he encourages and enlightens the faithful to the true meaning of Christmas. We no longer have a fear of tomorrow because God is with us. You can listen to the Radio Christmas Message in English or...

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

Listen to the Daily Reading for December 24, 2016, St. Paul’s Letter to the Galatians 3:8-12 BRETHREN, the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the Gentiles by faith, preached the gospel beforehand to Abraham, saying, “in you shall all the nations be blessed.” So then, those who are men of...

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Sunday before the Nativity

Sunday before the Nativity

Metropolitan Varnavas of Neapolis and Stavroupolis THE REALLY GOOD NEWS When people are out of sorts, the last thing they usually want to hear is bad news. On the contrary, they want some good news, to give them a lift, to give them the courage to get on with life....

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The Virgin Birth and Christmas

The Virgin Birth and Christmas

Listen Now.  What is the difference between the Immaculate Conception and a virgin birth?  Listen as we begin our weekly program, Come Receive the Light, with an interview between Fr. Chris and Archimandrite Irenei, the Director of Patristics and Church History at the Sts. Cyril and Athanasius Institute for Orthodox...

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Hope and Preparation

Hope and Preparation

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl112616.mp3 Christmas is the season of hope.  But for many who have been caught up in the surge of human trafficking, this seems like an impossible dream. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Sister Theonymphi, one of the nuns at All Saints Greek Orthodox Monastery in Calverton, NY. The Sisterhood...

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