Here is a recording of this morning's Divine Liturgy from Christ the Savior Orthodox Church in Chicago. This service is broadcast live each Sunday morning at 9:25 Central Time.
Why does it matter that our God came down to earth and took on flesh? On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich, the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas, discusses using the Jesse Tree and other means to teach our children about the Feast of the Nativity.
On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley explains that the LGBT reality is not really new; it is the same old darkness that St. Paul encountered in his time. And Paul's word to the Church then still stands for us today.
On Saturday, November 22, 2014, St. Iakovos Greek Orthodox Church in Valparaiso, Indiana, hosted its second annual Health and Wellness Retreat. The speaker was Fr. Andrew Jarmus of St. Nicholas Orthodox Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and the title of his three lectures was "Glorify God in Your Body." Listen to the first talk here.
On this episode of "Ancient Faith Presents, priest and iconographer Fr. Jerome Sanderson speaks at the Second Annual St. Herman House - FOCUS Cleveland fundraiser, held on Monday, November 10, at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church in North Royalton, Ohio.
AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops.
Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev, Chairman of the Department of External Relations for the Moscow Patriarchate, delivered an academic address at St. Vlad's on November 8, 2014, on the topic of primacy in preparation for the 2016 Great and Holy Council. He was also given an honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree.
Adam Lowell Roberts interviews Charles Ajalat, co-chair of a new outreach and evangelism project by the Antiochian Archdiocese with Fr George Kevorkian. Charles was the founder of IOCC and FOCUS North America.
Fr. Evan welcomes Fr. James Bernstein to tackle the first question of the night which was about the way to explain to non-Orthdox that the Orthodox Church is the true Church. After that, the lines were jammed with callers asking about fasting, prayers for the dead, connecting with youth and singles, and more.