Marriage, Infertility and OCAMPR

Marriage, Infertility and OCAMPR


This week on CRTL, we have three guests.  We open the program with a conversation between our guest host Fr. Steven Ritter and Rev. Dr. Christopher Flesoras, the pastor of Saint Anna Greek Orthodox Church in Roseville, CA.  They discuss the life and miracles of St. Anna.  For more information on the intercession of St. Anna regarding infertility, go to

Next up, we have Fr. Patrick Viscuso, a priest and canonist of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America. Listen as they discuss Orthodox marriage and his book, Sexuality, Marriage and Celibacy in Byzantine Law.  Also mentioned in the interview is the book, Orthodox Canon Law: A Casebook for Study.

And our third guest Dr. James Burg, Associate Professor and Dean of the College of Education and Public Policy of Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW), speaks with Fr. Chris Metropulos. Dr. Burg is also on the executive Board of OCAMPR, the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion.  Listen as they discuss the 2016 Annual OCAMPR Conference “On Pain and Suffering” which will take place November 3 – 5, 2016 at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology  in Brookline, MA.

Keynote Address: His Grace, Bishop Alexander. Plenary Speakers include Medical Perspective by Donald Jenkins, M.D. Psychological Perspective by Albert Rossi, Ph.D., and Theological Perspective by Rev. Emmanuel Clapsis, Ph.D.


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Fr. Chris Metropulos

Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher is the former President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Parish Priest of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.