NEW YEAR, NEW GOALS

The New Year is upon Us…. the Ecclesiastical New Year! By Pres Mallory Kasapakis Presbytera Mallory provides an inside and outside perspective to the Orthodox Church, as a convert to the Orthodox faith and now a Presbytera. Alongside her husband, Fr. Sampson Kasapkis their family is currently serving the community Read more…

Mother Katherine Weston: Monasticism, Outreach and new Orthodox Music | The Black American Orthodox Experience

In this episode of The Black American Orthodox Experience, Fr. Chrysostom Onyekakeyah speaks with Abbess Katherine Weston (Mother Katherine) about her experience as the only Black Abbess in the Eastern Orthodox Church in America, her musical compositions which blend musical traditions from the Black American Church with the Orthodox Liturgy, Read more…

Subdeacon Loveday Okafor—Culture, Outreach and Welcome | The Black American Orthodox Experience

In today’s program, Fr. Samuel Davis speaks with Subdeacon Loveday Michael Okafor about effective outreach to communities that are currently underserved by Orthodox outreach in America, incorporating cultural traditions, how to create a truly welcoming parish, meaningful dialogue, tensions between African-American and African communities, and his observations as an experienced Read more…