Fr. Patrick Reardon, priest at All Saints Orthodox Church in Chicago, Illinois, reminds us that part of our communion with God is our connection to the saints—and chief among them after the Theotokos are Peter and Paul.
On a new Ancient Faith Today, Kevin Allen speaks with his guest Fr, Michael Varlamos about the historic march of His Eminence IAKOVOS of the Greek Orthodox Church on March 15,1965, with Dr Martin Luther King in Selma, Alabama, and the Orthodox Christian teachings on racism, ethnic separatism, and racial profiling.
How will we help our children find a respectful and good way to offer Orthodoxy to this world? On a new "Raising Saints," host Elissa Bjeletich emphasizes the importance of being able to articulate the Orthodox faith in emulation of the twelve Holy Apostles.
Listen to this interview with Charles Ajalat about the Becoming Truly Human course in the Antiochian Archdiocese. Learn about this home based and lay led approach to spreading the Gospel now available.
We welcome back Kevin Allen to AFR with his inaugural come back podcast which is part 1 of an interview with Fr. Josiah Trenham. They discuss his new book Rock and Sand - An Orthodox Appraisal of the Protestant Reformers and their Teaching, published by New Rome Press. This interview is also available in video format from Patristic Nectar Films.
On "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica Mathews-Green reviews the new Pixar film Inside Out, a movie that works on both a child and an adult level—especially when it comes to telling the truth about sadness and the lessons it has to teach us.
On a new "Ancient Faith Commentaries," Fr. Lawrence Farley, the priest at St. Herman's Orthodox Church, OCA (Archdiocese of Canada), in Langley, British Columbia, reflects on the hymn that the three youths ostensibly sang in the fiery furnace.
With gratefulness to God as well as the generous folks at the Farah Foundation, we are happy to introduce you to the all new ancientfaith.com. It has been a long time in the making and there are even more enhancements coming, but we hope your browsing experience is rewarding. Consider this AFR 5.0 but 5.1 and beyond will be introduced over the weeks and months ahead. We would love your feedback!
Bobby Maddex interviews David Jennings, Tanya Keenan, and Tim Brown, the organizers of this year’s Doxacon Seattle conference, an Orthodox gathering for those interested in science fiction and fantasy. The event will take place July 17-19 at South Seattle College and is sponsored by Holy Resurrection Orthodox Church (OCA) in Tacoma, WA.