Is Orthodoxy burdened with traditions? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, pastor of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, about the value of traditions in the Orthodox Faith. They speak primarily on the Forty Day Blessing of a newborn, but they expand on the advantage of other traditions as well. This is an enlightening conversation and sure to offer a better appreciation of our sacred traditions, large and small.
But first, Saint John the Baptist was honored when our Lord said, “Among those born of women there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist…” Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Gregory Hallam about the life and example of the holy saint. Fr. Gregory is part of the Orthodox Fellowship of St. John the Baptist, an organization that brings together members of the several Orthodox Church Traditions in the British Isles and Ireland. You can find more information on this British/Orthodox ministry online at: www.ofsjb.org.uk
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