In his continuing series on the Bishops and organizational structure of the Church, Fr. Tom Hopko teaches about the 7th Ecumenical Council. This Council is of great importance to the Orthodox Church and has a lot to say about Icons and Holy Scripture.
A talk by Bishop Peter (Loukianoff) of Cleveland (ROCOR), given at the St. Herman's Conference in Houston, Texas, December 26, 2011. Our thanks to Fr. John Whiteford for making this talk available to AFR.
We heard from all over the world and are now happy to announce that our December 2011 goal of $50,000 has been met and exceeded! Thanks to all of you who gave so generously. May your New Year be blessed!
John Maddex visits the home of Fr. Peter and Kh. Marilyn Gillquist to talk about the recent announcement by His Eminence Metropolitan Philip of Fr. Peter's retirement as Chairman of the Dept. of Missions and Evangelism for the Antiochian Archdiocese. Joining them is their son, Fr. Peter Jon Gillquist.
In this prophetic Psalm, we have a song filled with love and a Psalm which gave theme to Hebrews 10. See the incarnation of Christ in this beautiful hymn of the Church.
Fr. Thomas Hopko presses the question that should be foremost on our minds during this Nativity season. What do we really believe about the incarnation of Christ?
Fr. Lawrence Farley reflects briefly on the significance of the incarnation. Up until that time, God dealt with humanity from the outside looking in. Now he comes in the flesh and dwells among us.
Fr Joseph Huneycutt welcomes you to St Joseph Orthodox Church, Houston, Texas for this Special AFR Christmas presentation: “God is With Us” by the St Romanos Chorale under the direction of Dr William Attra.
In the current episode of Worship in Spirit and Truth, Fr. Thomas Hopko explains the basic vestments worn by the priests and bishops for the Divine Liturgy. Does color matter? Listen below and find out. This is part 1.