To help us celebrate five years of "Readings from Under the Grapevine," we asked our child listeners to send us a story about their favorite saint. Listen here to the three winning stories: "Mary" by Julia Jackson, age 3; "The Lady of Light" by Anna Rahal, age 9; and "Saint Brigid" by Maria Jackson, age 10. Each child wins a copy of their favorite Orthodox Christian book.
The purpose of this podcast is to help cradle Orthodox Christians understand people who are on the journey toward Orthodoxy and relate to them in an understanding manner. Host Jeff Wisniewski also seeks to help people on the journey toward Orthodoxy understand the struggles and desires that they themselves are experiencing.
Just the word environmentalism tends to put people in a fighting mood. Fr. Andrew helps us sort through the issues of ecology from an Orthodox perspective. This is part 1 of a 2 part talk.
Don't miss this very informative talk about the events of the 9th century in Church history. You will get the backstory on the matters that separated east from west and what it means for today. This is part one of a two part reflection from Fr. Tom Hopko's series on Bishops and Church Administration.
On this encore presentation of "Singing the Triumphal Hymn," Fr. John Finley shares portions of St. Nicholai’s sermon on Great Friday. The complete homily can be found in Homilies, Nicholai Velemirovic, Bishop of Ochrid, translated by Mother Maria and published by Lazarica Press.
Special for Holy Week, Dr. Jeannie Constantinou presents two new episodes of "Search the Scriptures," both of which examine the prophecies of Christ's crucifixion and resurrection found in Isaiah 53. Listen to part one here and then click on the image to the left to be taken to part two.
Bobby Maddex interviews Dr. Vladimir Morosan, the founder and president of Musica Russica, about an unprecedented Master Class and Choral Workshop that will be led by Vladimir Gorbik at St. Vladimir's Seminary from June 25th through the 29th, 2012.
The week before Pascha begins with the Bridegroom Matins. Christ is the Bridegroom and we are the Bride, joined in perfect unity through His crucifixion. Fr. Tom Hopko explores the significance of this important service.
As Lent winds down and we approach Holy Week and Pascha, Fr. Lawrence Farley has some helpful thoughts on the pitfalls of judging one another.
Bobby Maddex interviews Alexei Krindatch, the Research Coordinator for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America, about new survey data he just published under the title "Five Interesting Facts About Orthodox Church Geography and Demography in the United States."
On a new "Postcards from Greece," Fr. Peter Alban Heers reminds us of the essentials and the criterion of salvation; neither a moral life, nor a "religious life," nor love of "man" will save us. Rather, salvation comes to those who love the Truth and give their life for Him.
John Maddex interviews Kevin Allen about the new live call-in program coming to Ancient Faith Radio on April 22. Learn about the topics and plans for this show, as well as how you can be involved!