Sacred Space and Pan-Orthodox Studies

Sacred Space and Pan-Orthodox Studies


Sacred Space and Pan-Orthodox Studies

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There is something about Liturgical Architecture that touches your soul when you first step into an Orthodox Church. Whether it’s the awe of the iconography or the lingering aroma of incense, you know you are in a special place. Listen as Christ Kamages, of CJK Design Group speaks with Fr. Chris about the value of Liturgical Architecture.   Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, Columbia, SC was designed by CJK Design Group.

Keep listening as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Dragos Herescu, the Principal for the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, (IOCS).  IOCS is the pan-Orthodox house for theological studies in Cambridge, England. For more information on IOCS, go to or visit their YOUTUBE channel.

But first, we have a segment with Fr. Chris with Fr. Alex Karloutsos, the Assistant to the Archbishop for Public Affairs and Protopresbyter of Kimisis Tis Theotokou. They discuss the Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church that was completely destroyed in the collapse of World Trade Center Tower Two during the September 11 terrorist attacks. CLICK HERE for the full interview.



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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.