In what functions as sort of a companion program to the episode of "Raising Saints" below, Fr. Seraphim Aldea, on a new episode of "Through a Monk's Eyes," explains that, when going into a pilgrimage, if you do so with humility and the belief that you understand very little—if anything—then by the end of it, something may be revealed to you beyond your own limitations.
On a new "Raising Saints," Elissa Bjeletich, the Director of Sunday School at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas, encourages us to engage in spiritual pilgrimages and approach all of life as pilgrims.
We talk with Fr. Luke Veronis about the upcoming conference "Speaking to Secular America" to be held October 8-10 at Hellenic College Holy Cross Seminary in Brookline, MA.
On May 29, 2015, the Holy Assembly of Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church added Archimandrite Sebastian (Dabovich) to the Diptych of Saints of the Orthodox Church upon recommendation of the Episcopal Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church in North America. Learn more about St. Sebastian in this special episode of "Arena."
According to Wesley J. Smith, the host of "Human Exceptionalism," once a culture accepts the fundamental premise of euthanasia consciousness, there is no way to limit doctor-administered death to those who are already at the end of their lives.
On a new "Paradise and Utopia," Fr. John Strickland gives an account of the atmosphere in Italy in which Orthodox and Roman Catholic delegates met to discuss the possibility of union in the middle of the fifteenth century. Only one of the Orthodox would refuse to sign the resulting Treaty of Union, Saint Mark of Ephesus.
Fr. Philip LeMasters responds to a review on National Public Radio of the new film Straight Outta Compton. "If we will cheat, abuse, or simply use others sexually, we will take a long step down a path toward forms of corruption that we do not control well at all."
In this encore presentation of "Ancient Faith Presents," John Maddex talks with Dn. Peter Boulukos, registrar of the St. Stephen's Course in Orthodox Theology. The deadline for the 2015 course has been extended until September 30th. Please contact Dn. Peter via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or reach him by telephone at 201-569-0095.