International Orthodox Christian Charities, or IOCC, is one of the largest relief networks inside Syria and one of only a few still reaching those in need. Joining us today is IOCC Programs Director, Mark Ohanian, who recently returned from the region and shares his firsthand account of this crisis.
Vladimir Morosan continues an in-depth look at the music featured on the recently released CD, “Praise the Lord, All Ye Nations” by the Patriarch Tikhon Choir, providing information and insights about the composers and the music featured on this important and groundbreaking CD. To purchase the CD, please visit www.musicarussica.com.
The once ludicrous notion that ecological protection and fighting climate change require according legally enforceable human-style rights to nature is becoming more mainstream within the environmental movement. Wesley J. Smith examines the consequences
On a new "Ancient Faith Presents," Bobby Maddex interviews Charlotte Riggle, the author of the award-winning children's book Catherine's Pascha: A Celebration of Easter in the Orthodox Church, published by Phoenix Flair Press.
Fr. Lawrence Farley contends that a comparison between Santa Claus and St. Nicholas illustrates well the difference between worldly and Christian cultures, and we are called to live in the latter for all twelve months of the year.
Fr. Roberto Ubertino, Founder and Executive Director of St. John the Compassionate Mission, shares that there is little that we can do to solve the world's problems, yet that little is perhaps the most important thing in the world.
On a new " Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley argues that the popularity of destination weddings is symptomatic of a more profound cultural dysfunction—namely, the modern preoccupation with self.
On the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple, Fr. Patrick Reardon, priest at All Saints Antiochian Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, compares our Lord's Mother with the rich man in Luke 12, this past Sunday's Gospel reading.
In a new three-part series (part three coming soon!), Kh. Krista West, host of "The Opinionated Tailor," explains why raising skillful children is important and then focuses on practical suggestions for various age groups.
In Ephesians, Paul expresses a breathtaking vision of the unity of the universe in Christ. Often termed the Cosmic Christ in the Ephesian and Colossian letters, here is a vision of humanity renewed. But as with all visions, it must begin somewhere, so Paul comes down to the ground and gives us the broken wall between Jew and Gentile, from which we move out to see that any wall can be broken. Listen to this new episode of "Musings from the High Desert" with Fr. Gabriel Rochelle.