May 2016

Friday, May 13, 2016

Prayer Retreat

Third Annual Into the Heart of Christ Prayer Retreat

St. Matthew’s Greek Orthodox Church in Blandon, Pennsylvania, hosts its Third Annual Into the Heart of Christ Prayer Retreat at the Jesuit Center at Wernersville, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, April 16th, 2016. The speaker was Rev. Dn. Stephen Muse, PhD, and the topic was “Treasure in Earthen Vessels: Prayer and the Embodied Life.” Listen to part one here.

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Ex Libris

The Empty Throne

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Lawrence Farley, the priest at St. Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, and the author of the new Ancient Faith Publishing book The Empty Throne: Reflections on the History and Future of the Orthodox Episcopacy.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Attend Church

The Value of Attending Church

Fr Thomas Soroka teaches why coming to church is so important, and reminds us that, if we miss church, we miss a lot!

Friday, May 06, 2016

Raising Saints

Christ is risen! (Now what?)

Some years, Bright Week is filled with joy, but there are other years when we are just worn out. Have we done Pascha wrong? What do we do next? On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich shares her thoughts on the subject.

April 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Paschal Trumpet

Fr. Lawrence Farley explains that Christ is the jubilee of the whole world and His Resurrection is the trumpet which announces it.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Who Was That Woman?

On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley investigates the identity of the woman who anointed Christ's feet before his trial and crucifixion.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

The St. Stephen’s Course in Orthodox Theology

In this encore presentation of "Ancient Faith Presents," John Maddex talks with Dn. Peter Boulukos, registrar of the St. Stephen's Course in Orthodox Theology. For more information, please contact Dn. Peter via email at

Ancient Faith Presents

Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference

Bobby Maddex, Operations Manager of Ancient Faith Radio, interviews Melinda Johnson, the Director of Marketing and Development with Ancient Faith Ministries, about our upcoming Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Altar Girls

Fr. Lawrence Farley examines the question of whether or not the youthful function of liturgical assistance in the altar should be extended to girls as well as boys.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

How to Start a Successful OCF Chapter

Bobby Maddex interviews Nathan Jekel, the President of the Penn State Harrisburg chapter of OCF, about how to create a successful and invested chapter of Orthodox Christian Fellowship.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Paradise and Utopia

The Late-Medieval Crisis of Western Christendom I: Martin Luther’s Reformation Breakthrough

Returning after a long absence from the podcast, Fr. John in this episode of "Paradise and Utopia" introduces a new reflection on the crisis of western Christendom prior to the Reformation by discussing the penitential context of Martin Luther's famous Ninety-Five Theses.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Orthodox Christian Ebooks

We interview Timm Wenger, the Ancient Faith Store web manager, and the manager of the Orthodox Christian Ebooks website, which is a new service of Ancient Faith Ministries.

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