Wednesday, February 25, 2015
On this encore presentation of the archived "Our Life in Christ" podcast, hosts Steven Robinson and Bill Gould offer a six-part series on the Prayer of St. Ephraim. Writing in the 4th century, St. Ephraim's hymnography captures the spirit of the Lenten season and has been a vital standard for the Orthodox Church ever since. Listen to part one here.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
On a new "Praying in the Rain," Fr. Michael Gillis, the priest at Holy Nativity Antiochian Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, shares helpful words for the beginning of Great Lent from Chapter 21 of the Homilies of St. Isaac the Syrian.
Sunday, February 22, 2015
On this new episode of Faith Encouraged Live, Fr. Stephen Freeman joins Fr. Barnabas Powell at the beginning of Great Lent to explore the meaning and necessity of repentance.
Saturday, February 21, 2015
Fr. John Parker is the Chair of the Dept. of Evangelization for the Orthodox Church in America. He wrote this homily to begin Lent based on the Paschal Homily of St. John Chrysostom.
In light of the debate in the Roman Catholic Church about divorce and re-marriage, Fr. Tom offers the Orthodox view of this topic as well as an explanation of the fundamental difference in how marriage is viewed in Orthodoxy. We are so happy to have Fr.Tom back recording podcasts. Please continue to pray for him.