The slower-paced tempo of summertime raises questions about how we relate to leisure as Orthodox Christians. On a new "Time Eternal," Dr. Nicole Roccas talks about down time and our culture's sense of entitlement towards rest and relaxation
So often we think of the Councils as ancient history, but their message is clear. Fr. Gabriel Rochelle argues that the Fathers were saving the gospel in order to save the people. They were seeking to proclaim the incarnation in all its glory. All these councils are deeply important for your life today. Listen in.
Fr. Chad Hatfield, Chancellor of St. Vladimir's Seminary, speaks at the Parish Life Conference of the Antiochian Diocese of Los Angeles and the West, held in Phoenix, Arizona, June 28-July 3, 2016.
Dr. Nicole Roccas revisits the question of time in heaven from two different vantage points: Hellenic Greek philosophy and the Old Testament. Greeks and Jews of late antiquity had pretty different beliefs when it came to time and eternity, and both paradigms have implications for how one views the Incarnation.
The Holy Spirit can be a difficult and abstract concept to explain to young people, so in honor of the feast of Pentecost, Elissa Bjeletich explores the story of the tongues of fire, as well as the prayer "O Heavenly King," to find ways to describe this most mysterious person of the Holy Trinity.
Bobby Maddex interviews Justina Uram, an Orthodox public interest attorney with degrees from Penn State Dickinson School of Law and Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She is also the author of a brand new novel titled The Cerulean Locket, which is published by Tilden Terrence Press.
Love is too precious, too powerful, and too popular to mean anything we want it to. Instead, says Fr. John Oliver, love needs definition and contour so that we may know what love is not, just as we may know what love is.
On April 17, 2016, Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco, California, hosted its Eighth Annual Pan-Orthodox Lenten Retreat. The theme of the event was “Redeeming Modern Life,” and the speakers were Kh. Krista West, an author and tailor living in Portland, OR, and Fr. Andrew Cuneo, the priest at St. Katherine Orthodox Church in Carlsbad, CA.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Frank Papatheofanis, the founder and president of St. Katherine Orthodox College, about the A rating that the school received from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. The two also discuss the new National Orthodox Christian Education Association.