Monday, April 27, 2015
Dn. Mark Barna returns with his podcast "A Christian Ending," an Orthodox guide to end-of-life issues, as well as how to organize and prepare for a parish-directed funeral with or without the help of a professional funeral director. Here Dn. Mark addresses the funeral service itself.
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Guest Frederica Mathewes-Green and host Fr. Barnabas Powell tackle the sometimes controversial topic of the role of women in the Church. Also learn about Frederica's brand new book - Welcome to the Orthodox Church.
Saturday, April 25, 2015
We want to call your attention again to a free downloadable audio primer on the Orthodox Faith made available from the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of the British Isles and Ireland. The 3rd term in the first year just began. Click on the image for all 21 so far or listen below to the latest lesson on Church History which is the beginning of the 3rd term.
When the women came to the tomb, they declare HE is not here. Where have they taken HIS body. In her latest episode of A Lamp For Today, Dr. Edith M. Humphrey explores the significance of the wording by looking into the Old testament.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Probably the most controversial teaching of St. Isaac the Syrian is his teaching on Gehenna, or hell. Homily 27 begins with the following statement and explanation of St. Isaac’s thoughts on sin, Gehenna, and death: "Sin, Gehenna, and death do not exist at all with God, for they are effects [or acts], not substances." Learn more on this latest episode of "Praying in the Rain."