Posts about saints

The Sounding

The Martyrdom of Polycarp

St. Polycarp fled from his own martyrdom, proclaimed it “in accordance with the Gospel,” and wants you to do the same. On Sunday February 23rd, the…

Feb 22, 2014
The Sounding

St. Valentine: The Most Famous Saint You Never Knew

Question: Quick, what day is it? Answer: Are you KIDDING??? Even in our very secularized culture, there’s one saint’s day no one is likely to forget:…

Feb 13, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

St. Gregory Palamas and The Prodigal Son

St. Gregory Palamas preached a sermon on the Sunday of the Prodigal Son and interpreted the parable according to a very complex method. Listen to Harmony…

Feb 12, 2014
Learn, The Sounding

When St. Phanourios Finds Lost Things

Orthodox faithful have a variety of traditions when it comes to thanking a saint who has interceded or taken action in answering a prayer. Some faithful…

Feb 07, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

St. Maximus the Confessor

In Turning to the Fathers, noted scholar Fr. John McGuckin and Fr. Christopher Metropulos discuss the teachings of St. Maximus the Confessor. As we prepare…

Feb 05, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Η ελπίδα κατά τους Τρεις Ιεράρχες

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης αναδεικνύει την αρετή της ελπίδας, όπως αυτή αναδύεται μέσα…

Feb 01, 2014
The Sounding

Hey, You! What’s Your Slava?

So, what is your slava, or are you wondering what in the world a slava is? Well, a slava is a Serbian Orthodox tradition which would translate into a sort…

Jan 26, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Who is your favorite saint?

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos asks, who is your favorite Saint? Fr. Bill tells us about the struggle of the Golden Century of Christianity…

Jan 22, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Zacchaeus, Sin, and Salvation

St. Gregory Palamas paints a picture of Zacchaeus (St. Luke 19:1-10) as a man who wanted both sin and salvation, the old law and the new testament, riches…

Jan 15, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

The Story of Saint Nina

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. Christopher speaks with Karen Kech as she brings one of the little-known saints of the church who is a model for…

Jan 08, 2014
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