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March 2016

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Food, Faith, and Fasting

Meditations on Great Lent

Rita Madden shares some readings from Meditations for Great Lent by Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou, and reminds us that the purpose of Lent is to grow in humility and love. Sign up today to be apart of My Beautiful Lent!

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Frederica Here and Now

Doing Our Best in the Fast

On a new "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica Mathewes-Green calls us to enter into the fast of Great Lent as fully as we can so that we can reap the fruit of repentance and humility.

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

The OCF Podcast

Orthodox Apologetics: The Problem of Evil

Why does God allow bad things to happen to good people? If He is truly loving and omnipotent, then why is there so much suffering and hardship in the world? On this week's OCF podcast, Mathew Monos and Fr. Brendan Pelphrey discuss the problem of evil.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Human Exceptionalism

Mainstreaming Animal Personhood

Should animals have the same rights of "personhood" as humans? Orthodox bioethicist Wesley J. Smith examines this question on a new "Human Exceptionalism," the podcast on life and dignity.

February 2016

Friday, February 26, 2016

Grace Here and Now

A Posture of Repentance

On a new "Grace Here and Now," host Molly Sabourin suggests that there is definitely a physical side to being spiritual.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Where Are Orthodox Christians in the 21st Century?

Where Are Orthodox Christians in 21st Century America?

On Saturday, February 20, 2016, St. Anthony Orthodox Church in Bergenfield, New Jersey, sponsored a day of fact finding and problem solving by Alexei D. Krindatch, the Research Coordinator of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the USA, and Subdeacon Adam Lowell Roberts, the Program Coordinator of the Becoming Truly Human Initiative of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese. Listen to the Krindatch talk here.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Speaking the Truth in Love

The Publican and the Pharisee

From the archives, Fr. Thomas Hopko of blessed memory teaches on the parable of the Publican and the Pharisee as we prepare for the Lenten season.

Friday, February 19, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

My Beautiful Lent

Are you dreading Great Lent? Is the Fast a struggle for you every year? Now there's help! Bobby Maddex interviews Cynthia Damaskos and Rita Madden, the individuals behind the new website My Beautiful Lent.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries

Bobby Maddex interviews Alexei Krindatch, the Research Coordinator for the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America and the editor of the new book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian Monasteries.

Monday, February 15, 2016

Ancient Faith Commentaries

Gentile Dogs?

Did Jesus really call a Gentile woman a dog? On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley, the priest of St. Herman's Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, sets the story straight.

Friday, February 12, 2016

Raising Saints

Consecration

On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich describes how she and her fellow Sunday school teachers are involving the children in the consecration of the altar at her church parish in Austin, Texas.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Greek Orthodox Archdiocesan Council at the UN

Bobby Maddex interviews Nicholas Anton and Theodore Pritsis of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese about the United Nations programs that are a ministry of the Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical, and Interfaith Relations of the GOA.

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