May 2011

Monday, May 02, 2011

Bishop Matthias Consecration

The Episcopal Consecration of Archimandrite Matthias

From April 29th through May 1st, 2011, the Right Reverend Archimandrite Matthias was consecrated as Bishop of Chicago and the Diocese of the Midwest of the Orthodox Church in America. Listen to recorded highlights from the Consecration services, as well as the speeches delivered at the Consecration banquet, by clicking on the image to the left.

Janice Bidwell

Going Toward Easter

Jancie Bidwell talks about preserving the joy of Pascha in the family. Janice was born and raised as an Orthodox Christian and is a wife, homeschooling mother, writer, and, professor of pediatric nursing at San Diego State University. This article originally appeared on line at Pravmir.Com.

April 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011

St. Thomas

St. Thomas Sunday

Father Thomas Hopko educates us on why the Sunday a week after our Lord's Resurrection is also called Antipascha.

Ancient Faith Presents

Orthodox Clergy Couples Retreat

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Charles Joanides and Pres. Kerry Pappas, the leaders of the Orthodox Clergy Couples Retreat, which will take place May 22-24 at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

That’s Not Orthodoxy

Frederica Mathewes-Green urges us to focus on the truly important aspects of our Orthodox faith instead of getting distracted by politics, scandals, or gossip.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Food, Faith, and Fasting

New Podcast - Food, Faith, and Fasting!

This podcast is geared toward Orthodox Christians who want to care for their health in a spiritually minded manner. Host Rita Madden is a Registered Dietician who finds inspiration in the great role that the Orthodox Christian faith plays in her modern-day healthcare profession.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Orthodox Speakers Bureau

Need an Orthodox speaker for your next conference or event? Look no further than the Orthodox Speakers Bureau. On a new Ancient Faith Presents, host Bobby Maddex interviews bureau director Cynthia Damaskos.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Postcards from Greece

Life in Greece Part 3: Holy Week, Pascha, and Renewal Week in Greece

On a new Postcards from Greece, Fr. Peter Alban Heers continues his series on life in Greece with a brief description of the major events and important traditions and customs that take place around Pascha in his mountain village Petrokerasa.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Holy Friday

Great and Holy Friday

Fr. Thomas Hopko examines the Mystery of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Lord and how it led to the re-creation of the world.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

On Judas

In this encore presentation of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green reads from a Kontakion by St. Romanos the Melodist about the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The Orthodox Moviegoer

The Mirror

On a new The Orthodox Moviegoer, Bobby Maddex reviews The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky and starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev.

Monday, April 18, 2011


Peter Cottontail and Pascha

A silly visit from the "Easter Bunny" leads to a serious exposé of "Spring Celebration Customs," the Bunny Basket, and the Pascha Basket—even red eggs—in this timely encore episode of Orthodixie with Fr. Joseph Huneycutt.

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