February 2012

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Ancient Faith Presents - St. Katherine College

On January 29, St. Katherine College hosted a Presidential Gala in San Diego for friends and benefactors of the new Orthodox college. John Maddex was there and filed this report.

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Welcome Home

Welcome Home!

It was 25 years ago on Feb 8, 1987 that Metropolitan Philip uttered the now famous words "Welcome Home" to the first group of what would be 2000 Evangelicals into the One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church. Below you can hear Fr. Peter Gillquist tell the story but he is first given a touching introduction by Paul Finley, the Director of Antiochian Village.

Worship in Spirit and Truth

Vesting for Liturgy

On a new Worship in Spirit and Truth, Fr. Thomas Hopko, Dean Emeritus of St. Vladimir's seminary, continues his discussion of the vestments worn by the clergy for the Divine Liturgy, this time addressing the "girding of strength" that is signified by the belt and the cuffs.

Tuesday, February 07, 2012


The Transfiguration of Place: An Orthodox Christian Vision of Localism

In the next episode of Roads from Emmaus, Fr. Andrew Damick says we have become a global society of consumers at the expense of localism, which has real implications for our Christian faith.

Thursday, February 02, 2012

Icon of Childhood Christ

The Childhood of Jesus

As we celebrate the Feast of the Entry into the Temple of our Lord, Fr. Tom Hopko reflects on the childhood of Jesus. What we know, what we don't know, and what we can surmise.

January 2012

Monday, January 30, 2012

Toward an American Orthodox Church

Toward an American Orthodox Church

From December 2-3, 2011, St. Cyril Orthodox Christian Church in The Woodlands, Texas, hosted a symposium titled “Toward an American Orthodox Church.” Speakers included Protopresbyter Nicholas Triantafilou, Cynthia Kostas, Archimandrite Meletios Weber, and Mother Gabriella. Listen here to the opening presentation of Protopresbyter Nicholas Triantafilou.

Prayer Rope

New Hearts and Minds Series on Intercessory Prayer

Fr. John Oliver has begun a new 10 part series on Intercessory Prayer: The Last Hope for the World. This thoughtful series describes the absolute importance of prayer in a world that is growing increasingly dark.

Ancient Faith Presents

Distance Learning at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies

On a new Ancient Faith Presents, Bobby Maddex interviews Costas (Constantinos Athanasopoulos), the Director of Distance Learning at the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies in the UK, and Michael Basham, a recent graduate of this distance-learning program.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Eighth Day Symposium 2012

What’s Wrong with the World: An Inkling of a Response

On January 28, 2012, St. George Cathedral in Wichita, Kansas, hosted the second annual Eighth Day Symposium. Sponsored by the Eight Day Institute in affiliation with Eighth Day Books, the event featured lecture on aspects of cultural renewal as discussed by C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and others comprising the Inklings. Listen to keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Wood here.

Thursday, January 26, 2012


The Work of IOCC in Syria

Syria is in the news a lot these days but what kind of work is being done by the Church in light of the current circumstances. You may be surprised. Listen as we talk with Samer Laham, the Director of the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development for the Patriarchate of Antioch in Damascus. Samer also coordinates the humanitarian work of IOCC in the country.

Wheat, Wine, and Oil

Building Relationships Around Food

"Wheat, Wine, and Oil" is back! Join Martha Condra, a freelance recipe developer, food writer, and food stylist, as she brings her Orthodox faith to the market, the kitchen, and the family table. Here Martha looks back on 2011, remembering the many relationships she built this past year through food.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Android App

Ancient Faith Radio Android App!

We are very pleased to announce that the Ancient Faith Radio android app is now available! Listen to our streaming music and talk stations from your android-based phone or tablet. Currently, the app can be found at Android Market by clicking the image to the left.

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