Fr. Jonah on Monasticism
May 09, 2007 Length: 1:02:41
We continue the series of interviews with Fr. Jonah Paffhausen. In this program Fr. Jonah discusses monasticism as a response to the Gospel. While monasticism is a specific calling, there is also a foundation of universal principles that all Christians are called to. Steve and Fr. Jonah also discuss the process of becoming a monk, some of the pitfalls of monasticism and some common misconceptions about monks and monasteries.
"I became Catholic (from evangelicalism) back in 2007, but I've never stopped listening to this website. My 22-year-old daughter is now a catechumen at an OCA parish, and my wife and I are going to visit a Greek Orthodox priest this Saturday. Various podcasts and "Ancient Faith Today" have pierced our hearts, and we are being drawn into the Orthodox faith."