The 2012 Clergy Symposium for the Antiochian Archdiocese is being held this week at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Pennsylvania. The theme is “Ministry to the Youth.” Listen here to Bishop Anthony address sexuality among teens in the broader context of secularism.
Ancient Faith Radio is pleased to present one-off commentaries on pressing issues and current events by Orthodox clergy and laymen. Here Fr. Philip LeMasters argues that today’s reproductive technologies raise serious concerns about the relationship between conceiving children and actually parenting them.
On "Worship in Spirit and Truth," Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary, reflects on the Divine Liturgy of the Orthodox Church. Here he examines what it means to say, "In peace let us pray to the Lord." What is the significance of this "peace"?
Elissa Bjeletich, host of the new podcast "Raising Saints," explains how to use the baking of prosphora to talk with children about theosis, which she calls "the meaning of life." Elissa is the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas.
On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Angela Hays, one of the individuals behind the sequel to the classic Orthodox cookbook Taste and See. Titled Taste and See II: More American Orthodox Cooking, the new book features over 500 recipes for feasts and fasts alike.
"Seeking Peace" is back! Host Eric Simpson reminds us that being born again is not merely a onetime event that is evidenced by the absence of bad behaviors; rather, it's a mystery that begins in baptism and is renewed in the mystery of the Eucharist. It's the difference between revival and resurrection.
On June 30, 2012, with the blessing of Archbishop Joseph of the Antiochian Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, St. Luke Orthodox Church in Garden Grove, California, hosted a seminar titled “The World Below: Engaging the Hearts and Minds of Today’s Teens.” Listen here to the first address.
Kevin's guest is Fr John Breck, theologian of the OCA specializing in Scripture and ethics, and the topic is "Orthodox Bioethics: Contraception, Stem Cells, and Reproductive Technologies."
The funeral for Fr. Peter Gillquist was conducted on Friday, July 6, 2012 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Indianapolis, IN. We have recorded some special memorial material in Fr. Peter's honor including the eulogy by His Grace Bishop Anthony which you can hear below.
On a new "Ex Libris," Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Lawrence Farley, priest at Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, the host of the AFR podcast "Coffee Cup Commentaries," and the author of the new Conciliar Press book The Christian Old Testament: Looking at the Hebrew Scriptures Through Christian Eyes.