Creative Blessings Podcast

Creative Blessings Podcast

Creative Podcast Episodes Episode 9: The Allegory of the Messiah Episode 8: Heroism, The True Endgame Episode 7: Doxacon Episode 6: Love thy neighbor… Especially your Enemy! Episode 5: The Dormition of the Theotokos Episode 4: Pentecost – Gifts of The Spirit Episode 3: Infinity War Episode 2: Justice explored...

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‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis)

In Great Lent, the Orthodox Church, through its long, penitential services, seeks the mystical experience and approach of the Passion and the Resurrection. With this in mind, the hymns of this period are of an appropriate content, and present the events of our salvation to us the faithful. The joyful...

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‘To you victorious leader of triumphant hosts’, ancient melody, 4th plagial tone (former Protopsaltis Archon Leonidas Asteris)

‘To you victorious leader of triumphant hosts’, ancient melody, 4th plagial tone (former Protopsaltis Archon Leonidas Asteris)

The Akathistos Hymn occupies an important in the reverential period of Great Lent and is one of the most popular and well-known hymns, both in terms of its melody and poetry. Its inclusion in the Triodio can be explained by the fact that the content is linked to the joyful...

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Hymns after Psalm 50 in the Triodio, by Dimosthenis Païkopoulos (Open to me the gates of repentance – The multitude of my past iniquities)

Hymns after Psalm 50 in the Triodio, by Dimosthenis Païkopoulos (Open to me the gates of repentance – The multitude of my past iniquities)

The period of the Triodio and Great Lent is very important for the spiritual life of the Church. This is because it prepares us properly for our participation in the greatest feast of the Church, the Lord’s Resurrection. The content of the hymns and the melodic accompaniment with which they...

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Liturgy Unlocked: Orthodox Christian Bootcamp

Liturgy Unlocked: Orthodox Christian Bootcamp

Orthodox Christian Network Parish Partner Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Washington, DC hosted popular “Orthodoxy Boot Camp” lecture series!  Over 100 participants.  Sponsored by: Saint Sophia Ministry of Outreach and Evangelism & Young Adult League (YAL). Media Sponsor: Orthodox Christian Network. Orthodox Christian Bootcamp Lecture Series Have you ever...

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Helping Teens Understand Love

Helping Teens Understand Love

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl021316wv.mp3 Listen Now.Love.  This gift of God is expressed in joy, patience, service…  But our modern society has also distorted it, devalued it to a feeling for objects or to be expressed inappropriately towards people.  Listen as Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, speaks...

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A Decision That Sets You Free

A Decision That Sets You Free

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/Family%20Insight/Episode%2046%20181220.mp3 Listen Now and reflect, have you ever thought of forgiveness as a choice. It’s a decision that takes time.  Make a choice and choose forgiveness.  With the holidays there will be lots of family togetherness, which often leads to stepping on each others toes as here and there along the...

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Orthodox Christian Questions Answered

Orthodox Christian Questions Answered

Listen now as Come Receive the Light speaks with Alexei Krindatch, Assembly of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA Research Assistant on important facts about the geographic distribution of Orthodox parishes and church members in America. Read more about the report here. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network...

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On Encouraging Our Children to Ask Us Questions

On Encouraging Our Children to Ask Us Questions

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss answering our children’s questions – how we talk to them about what’s going on at school, and with their friends, and making sure we connect with...

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On the Power of Kindness

On the Power of Kindness

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl022318.mp3 Listen Now.   Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Emmy Award winning writer, producer and author Yvette Manessis Corporon. She is currently a Senior Producer with the syndicated entertainment news show, EXTRA.  Corporon shares with us how she was compelled to share the story of how her Yia Yia...

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What is the Church?

What is the Church?

Panteleïmon Tomazos   What is the Church? How do we define it? The Church and life are hard to define, because what’s defined is confined. The Church can be described only through the language of images, such as a vine, the body of Christ or the flock of rational sheep....

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Laughter is Good Medicine for the Soul

Laughter is Good Medicine for the Soul

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss laughter, and how to make laughter part of your spiritual well-being as an Orthodox Christian.  “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a...

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