Human beings have their true existence only in communion with God. On a new Glory to God, Fr. Stephen Freeman explains that our prayer is also a communion—both with God and the whole Church.
Eric Simpson continues his series on what the Beatitudes teach us about peace by exploring what it means to spiritually mourn. Eric is a member of the Orthodox Peace Fellowship, as well as an associate editor of its quarterly journal "In Communion.”
December 13th of 2008 marked the 25th anniversary of the departure from this life of Fr. Alexander Schmemann. In commemoration, Fr. John Finley put together "The Eucharist Is," a poetic compilation of Fr. Alexander's descriptions of Holy Communion. This week's episode is a rerun of that touching and poignant broadcast.
On a new Speaking the Truth in Love, Fr. Thomas Hopko addresses the scandalous nature of the Old Testament with its stories of murder, slaughter, multiple wives, concubines, and so on.