Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Tune in this week for the final installment of Metropolitan Tikhon’s 6-part series on the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent. In this final segment, we’ll hear his thoughts on Palm Sunday. Then, we’ll join Fr. Chris as he speaks with award-winning author Nicholas Kokonis about his personal journey of...

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Fr. Dumitru Staniloae

Fr. Dumitru Staniloae

As each of us continues in our personal Lenten journey, CRTL this week will offer up two examples of Christians who struggled in this world but found peace in Christ. We’ll hear first about one of Orthodoxy’s most beloved Saints – Mary of Egypt – from Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of...

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Parenting and Faith with Nia Vardalos

Parenting and Faith with Nia Vardalos

Listen Now. It’s a joy to have actress Nia Vardalos from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” in the studio with us this week. She’ll tell us about her eventful journey to motherhood, and how parenting has impacted her faith. We’ll also reflect on the Sunday of St. John Climacus with...

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Dandelions for Dinner

Dandelions for Dinner

Join us this week for a truly amazing account of war, family, loss and faith. Sam Stamatis joins us to talk about his autobiography, written about his early teenage years in Greece during World War II. He’s joined on the show by his son, Peter, who first encouraged him to...

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Personal Journey to Orthodoxy

Personal Journey to Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, joins us for the second part of his 6-week look at the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent. He speaks this week about the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas. Plus, how did a New Age seeker wind up in the Eastern...

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Sundays of Great and Holy Lent, Part 1

Sundays of Great and Holy Lent, Part 1

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl032313wv.mp3 This week, CRTL is pleased to introduce the first in a 6-part series with Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America. Join us over the next 6 weeks to hear his thoughts on each of the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent, beginning this week with Sunday...

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Parenting

Parenting

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) We begin with Dr. Randa Anderson of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute, here to talk with us about the many ways in which parenting offers us the chance to begin again.  But first, we’ll hear from Mary Bochanis, an Orthodox Christian who works with US...

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Preparing for Great and Holy Lent

Preparing for Great and Holy Lent

As we prepare for the beginning of Great and Holy Lent, many of us are already answering questions from non-Orthodox friends and family about why we aren’t celebrating Easter on the same date this year. How many of us know the answer? Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America’s...

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New Beginnings – The Prodigal Son

New Beginnings – The Prodigal Son

Jennifer Hock, the organizer of OCN’s upcoming webinar “Enriching our Church School Classrooms” tells us about the many speakers lined up for that March 9th event. We’ll also take a first look at our monthly theme of “New Beginnings” through the lens of this Sunday’s Gospel: The Prodigal Son. Fr....

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Intercessory Prayer

Intercessory Prayer

Have you ever wondered why Orthodox Christians ask the Saints for intercession? Or why we pray for the forgiveness and salvation of those who have already passed away? On this week’s program, Dr. David C. Ford, a professor of church history at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, explains why these...

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Memorize, Meditate, and Apply

Memorize, Meditate, and Apply

This week on CRTL, we’ll hear about the first Family Life/All-Auxiliaries Conference of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America, taking place July 4-7 in Grass Lake, Michigan. For more details on the conference, please visit www.roea.org. Then we’ll join Dr. Bradley Nassif, Professor of Biblical and Theological Studies at North...

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Defining Marriage

Defining Marriage

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) And they lived “happily ever after”… until the in-laws got involved.  Listen as Dr. Randa Anderson with the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) discusses ways to address conflict when it comes to setting boundaries with in-laws.  She offers insight for parents and adult-children.  And stay tuned...

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