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.
What are the sacraments of the Church? In this episode of CRTL, we have a conversation between Fr. Chris and Fr. Peter Galadza, Kule Family Professor of Liturgy and Director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa, Canada. Listen as they discuss the importance of the Sacraments in our Christian experience as a way to connect the faith to our daily lives.
And keep listening to an archived interview with Rev. Deacon Stephen Muse about his book When Hearts Become Flame, a reflection on the question, “What Makes Counseling Pastoral?” Pastoral care and counseling involve an integrated mindful presence existentially engaged in dialogue with the other with the same vulnerability and alertness that one brings to God in prayer.
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Mentioned during the interview: Sacraments by Rev. Thomas Fitzgerald
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