Listen Now. What happens to your body when you die? Serving the human person at the ending and the beginning of life, this episode, “Come Receive the Light” is worth a listen.Deacon Mark Barna was always uncomfortable with the idea of being embalmed, and this led him to learn all he could about natural burial. As an Orthodox Christian, with Orthodox beliefs about the human body, he was especially interested in finding a way to care for the body after death. In this fascinating interview, Deacon Mark and Fr. Chris talk about the spiritual, legal, and physical aspects of burial in the United States, both as it is, and as it can be. More information can be found at A Christian Ending.com and resources too.
Deacon Mark is the author of A Christian Ending: A Handbook for Burial in the Ancient Christian Tradition. You can find a review of the book on the OCN Sounding Blog.
We also hear from Charissa Gianos about her books for children. You can find “Yes, The Theotokos Loves Me” here.
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