Elissa Bjeletich, the Sunday School Director at Holy Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas, and the host of the podcast "Raising Saints," takes a look at the recent Pew Research Center report on religious affiliation in the United States and speculates on some of the possible causes of the decline in Orthodox Christian believers
On a new "Musings from the High Desert," Fr. Gabriel Rochelle of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church USA narrates a composite view of the "awe-inspiring rites of initiation" for the Orthodox Church as they may have been experienced around the turn of the 4th and 5th Centuries.
Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through a monk’s eyes? Priest-monk Seraphim shares his stories of the places he visits and the people he meets as he travels the world to found the first Orthodox monastery in the Celtic Isles of Scotland in a thousand years.
On March 29, 2015, Holy Virgin Cathedral in San Francisco hosted its Eighth Annual Pan-Orthodox Lenten Retreat. The theme was “The Life in Christ: A Fount of Joy,” and the speakers were Fr. Stephen Freeman, priest at St. Anne’s Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and Nun Theoktisti of the Monastery of the Holy Forerunner in Anatoli, Greece.
Fr. Tom Soroka joins Fr. Barnabas Powell to discuss that thorny yet important question about the extent of God's grace particularly among the non-Orthodox. Some great questions called in from Orthodox and Non-Orthodox alike!
In this new episode of "On Social Justice," host Mariam Youssef, an Orthodox student at Claremont Graduate University in the department of Women and Religion, discusses the article "Conflicted Hearts: Orthodox Christians and Social Justice in an Age of Globalization," written by John Couretas and published by OrthodoxyToday.org.
On a brand new episode of "Go Forth," host Adam Lowell Roberts sits down for coffee with Fr. Chad Hatfield, Chancellor and CEO of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. After discussing those who have influenced Fr. Chad, the two turn to the lack of missiology in the Orthodox Church and how Fr. Chad hopes to change that as the Chancellor of SVOTS.
Dn. Mark Barna concludes his podcast on rediscovering ancient Christian burial customs for the modern world with this 66-minute introduction to his all-day workshop on the topic. Listen here and then click on the image to the left for the other 13 episodes in the series.
“What must I do to be saved?” This is a natural question when we reach the stage of our spiritual journey at which we begin to realize that something is wrong between me and God. Fr. Michael Gillis says that it is a natural question, but it is also the wrong question—at least according to Archimandrite Aimilianos of Simonopetra (monastery on Mt. Athos).
Fr. Evan just returned from the country of Georgia where he met Ancient Faith Radio listeners! Here a little about his trip but also listen in as he takes questions from young Justin, Charlie, and David by email. The program ends with a Georgian rendition of the Paschal Hymn Christ is Risen.