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OCF Campus Ministry Podcast

OCF Campus Ministry Podcast

Start date: January 2008 49 episodes

In partnership with Ancient Faith Radio, Orthodox Christian Fellowship invites you to subscribe to our podcasts! Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) is the official collegiate campus ministry program under the North American Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops. Our mission is to support fellowships on college campuses, whose members experience and witness to the Orthodox Christian Church through community life, prayer, service to others, and study of the Faith. Our headquarters is located in Brookline, Massachusetts, and supports more than 300 local university chapters across North America. In addition, we provide a variety of thoughtful and innovative programs, including regional training, annual conferences, and domestic and international service opportunities.

 

Episodes

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Oct 08, 2014

Loving Our Enemies

Host Matthew Monos discusses what it means to love our enemies.

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21:47
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Sep 16, 2014

Royal Priesthood

Host Matthew Monos interviews the OCF Student Leadership Board Chairman about OCF's "Day of Light," "Breaking Bread," and "Day of Prayer" programs.

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18:35
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Jan 31, 2014

College Conference East Keynote Address

This is the keynote address given by His Grace, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa, Primate of the American Carpatho-Russion Orthodox Diocese of the USA and the episcopal overseer of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship, at the 2013 OCF College Conference East at Antiochian Village in Ligonier, Penn. He addressed this year's theme for OCF: "Behold now, what is so good or so pleasant as for brothers to dwell together in unity?" (Psalm 132:1)

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44:19
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Nov 06, 2013

Orthodox Awareness Month Closeout

Eddie Ryan discusses what happened with Orthodox Awareness Month with two SAB members.

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7:10
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Oct 21, 2013

Introduction to Orthodox Awareness Month

Eddie Ryan, the Social Media Student Leader of Orthodox Christian Fellowship, interviews two SAB members about Orthodox Awareness month.

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6:02
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Apr 02, 2013

Dorm Fasting

Tim explains how to fast while in college and shares a number of easy fasting recipes. See the PDF below for the recipes discussed in today's show. PDF Notes Attached View Attachment

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10:17
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Dec 20, 2012

Jonathan Jackson

Tim interviews Emmy Award-winning actor Jonathan Jackson, who will be speaking at this year's West Coast College Conference.

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15:38
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Nov 08, 2012

Fr. Michael Ellis

Timothy interviews Fr. Michael Ellis, the new North American chaplain of OCF.

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9:58
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Sep 10, 2012

College Student Sunday

Timothy interviews Jonny Braun, the OCF Southwest Representative, about College Student Sunday, which will take place this coming September 16th.

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5:35
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Aug 08, 2012

Real Break

Timothy interviews students who have attended Real Break, the alternative spring break program offered every year to Orthodox college students.

6:52
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Aug 07, 2012

College Conference

Timothy talks with College Conference coordinators from the Student Advisory Board.

6:03
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Aug 06, 2012

Student Advisory Board

This year's podcaster, Timothy Markatos, introduces the 2012 Student Advisory Board.

5:29
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Feb 27, 2012

College Conference 2011: Raise Me Above This World’s Confusion

Speakers from College Conference 2011 at Antiochian Village offer their reflections.

25:47
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Dec 22, 2010

College Conference 2010

In this show we speak with the keynote speakers from three of the four college conference locations. The interviews are with Dr. Gayle Woloschak (College Conference East), Fr. John Parker (College Conference South), and Abbot Meletios Webber (College Conference West).

45:04
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Mar 29, 2010

Lenten Podcast 3 - Prayer and Silence

Today, we conclude our Lenten programming with a discussion on prayer and silence.

24:09
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Mar 16, 2010

Lenten Podcast 2 - Dorm Fasting

Today, we continue our Lenten programming with tips on how to survive the Fast if you live on campus.

17:55
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Mar 04, 2010

Lenten Podcast 1

Today, we present a conversation on almsgiving and forgiveness, the first of several shorter segments for the season of Great Lent.

21:11
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Feb 03, 2010

Let Us Love One Another

On today's show we recap March for Life, talk about OCF communities with Dn. Robert Miclean, and talk with friends about College Conference.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright," by Switchfoot, used by permission.

49:21
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Jan 12, 2010

College Conference 2009 - Part 4

Metropolitan Jonah with part 3 of his talk at the fourth main session of the 2009 OCF College Conference held in December 2009.

1:16:34
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Jan 10, 2010

College Conference 2009 - Part 3

Metropolitan Jonah with part 2 of his talk at the third main session of the 2009 OCF College Conference held in December.

1:06:10
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Jan 08, 2010

College Conference 2009 - Part 2

Metropolitan Jonah speaks at the second main session of the 2009 OCF College Conference held in December.

1:23:06
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Jan 07, 2010

College Conference 2009 - Part 1

Fr. Tom Hopko speaks at the first main session of the 2009 OCF College Conference held in December.

1:13:40
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Nov 29, 2009

Thanksgiving

On today's show we discuss Thanksgiving with Fr. John Hopko and hear what you're thankful for.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright," by Switchfoot, used by permission.

40:07
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Nov 12, 2009

Minisode: SAVE COLLEGE CONFERENCE SOUTH!!!

While our show on Community is delayed for technical reasons, we have an important message to share about the fate of this year's southern College Conference. Please listen and help OCF out if you can.

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Sep 23, 2009

Transitions and New Beginnings

On today's show we discuss the transition to college and how to make a proper new beginning.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright," by Switchfoot, used by permission.

36:17
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Apr 28, 2009

Another Look at Finding Peace in College

Today we're revisiting last year's interview with Dr. Al Rossi on how to find peace in the chaotic college world. We also give details on how you can enter to win a free t-shirt from fullnessofthefaith.com.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission. Also heard: "Nathanial Miles" by Fr. Justin Mathews, used by permission.

40:46
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Mar 30, 2009

A Campus Reflection During Lent

OCF podcast host Jonathan Bush takes a brief detour from his planned posting in light of a damaging storm affecting St. Elizabeth Orthodox Church in Murfreesboro, TN where he was visiting. In place of what was planned, he is presenting a Lenten reflection on the Annunciation by OCFer Andrew Boyd.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission.

5:23
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Mar 09, 2009

An Orthodox Lifeview

Today, Fr. James shows us how to look at life through the lens of the Orthodox faith.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission.

59:21
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Feb 23, 2009

We Get To Carry Each Other

It's all about social justice today. We look at how the issue of social justice has begun to impact our culture with Jamie Tworkowski of the non-profit group To Write Love On Her Arms; Heather Zydek shares her thoughts on what activism means to us as Christians; and some OCF Student Advisory Board members share what they learned at the 2008 College Conference.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission. Also heard: "Revolution of Love" by Christine Moussa, used by permission

47:11
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Feb 16, 2009

The Revolution of Love

Today Fr. Kevin Scherer shares with us about the revolution of love we're all called to be a part of. Taken from the 2008 OCF College Conference at Antiochian Village.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission.

40:16
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Feb 15, 2009

OCF Extra: 2009 SAB and the Natl Tour

In today's special extra episode, we hear from some Student Advisory Board Members about changes to the SAB and details about the National Tour to be held this summer.

Theme song: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot. Used by permission.

18:19
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Feb 05, 2009

Metropolitan Jonah Loves OCF

Today, Metropolitan JONAH (OCA) shares his thoughts on OCF, spirituality during college, and monastic vocations.

Theme song, "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission.

29:23
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Jul 09, 2008

The Invisible Children

Today we're excited to be sharing a recent interview with the roadies from Invisible Children, a non-profit organization that is changing the world. Listen to find out how you can find your place in the world of activism and social justice.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

18:53
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Jun 14, 2008

Heaven Ain’t Up Hell Ain’t Down - part 3

Today we conclude our 3-part series entitled "Heaven Ain't Up, Hell Ain't Down" with a challenging Q&A session.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

26:17
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May 29, 2008

Heaven Ain’t Up Hell Ain’t Down - part 2

Today we continue our a 3-part series entitled "Heaven Ain't Up, Hell Ain't Down."

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

31:36
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May 16, 2008

Heaven Ain’t Up Hell Ain’t Down - part 1

Today, we talk about summer plans for the podcast. We also begin a 3-part series entitled "Heaven Ain't Up, Hell Ain't Down." Plus, we go over how YOU can help OCF in a HUGE way.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

32:23
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May 01, 2008

Finding Peace During Finals

Today, we have an interview with Dr. Al Rossi on how to find peace in college life, especially during finals time.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

33:11
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Apr 16, 2008

Ancient Faith In The Modern World - Part 3

Today, we wrap up our 3-part series entitled The Ancient Christian Faith in the Modern World. We also take time to chat with Stephanie Mardigian, chapter president at VCU in Richmond, VA.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

36:58
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Apr 09, 2008

Ancient Faith In The Modern World - Part 2

Today, we continue our 3-part series entitled "The Ancient Christian Faith in the Modern World." (25:43)

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission."

25:43
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Apr 02, 2008

Ancient Faith in a Modern World - 1

Today, we start a 3-part series entitled The Ancient Christian Faith in the Modern World.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission.

25:37
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Mar 25, 2008

Surviving College - Part 2

In today's episode, we listen to part two of a talk by Fr. Kevin Scherer.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot, used by permission.

32:02
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Mar 10, 2008

Surviving College - Part 1

In today's kick-off episode, we listen to part one of a talk by Fr. Kevin Scherer. We also peek into OCF's future and go over our dreams for the podcast and how you can dream with us.

Theme music: "Burn Out Bright" by Switchfoot from their 2006 album "Oh! Gravity." Used by permission of the band.

28:11
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Jan 11, 2008

2007 College Conference Workshop: John Stonestreet

What does it mean to love God and why is it so hard to love my neighbor? Listen to the audio and download the notes.

1:03:29
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Jan 07, 2008

The 2007 College Conference at Antiochian Village - Interview with Dn. Nicholas Belcher

The interviewer is Jonathan Bush, OCF Regional Representative for the South along with his friend Bekah. The subject of the interview is "What is a vocation?"

27:46
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Jan 07, 2008

The 2007 College Conference at Antiochian Village - Keynote 3

Keynote address 3 by Dn. Belcher.

43:59
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Jan 07, 2008

The 2007 College Conference at Antiochian Village - Panel Discussion

A lively discussion worth downloading. For details on the panel, download this PDF which has all of the information.

56:05
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Jan 07, 2008

The 2007 College Conference at Antiochian Village - Keynote 2

The second keynote address by Dn. Belcher.

1:05:59
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Jan 07, 2008

Student Advisory Board

Listen in on the OCF advisory board discussion from Antiochian Village.

34:02
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Jan 07, 2008

The 2007 College Conference at Antiochian Village - Session 1

The first keynote address from Dn. Nicholas Belcher.

54:37
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