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Parables of Community

Parables of Community Asceticism of the Open Door

Start date: August 2014 6 episodes

Stories of the lives of the people who come to St. John the Compassionate Mission, an apostolate of the Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese located in Toronto, Ontario.

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Oct 02, 2014

Hello, God, Are You There?

Dn. Theodore, the Director of Community of St. John the Compassionate Mission, reminds us that our relationship with God needs to be simpler and a lot more trusting.

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8:52
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Sep 24, 2014

The Tenderness of God; the Tenderness of the Poor

Fr. Roberto Ubertino, Founder and Executive Director of St. John the Compassionate Mission, demonstrates how part of the challenge and the beauty of living Orthodox mission is learning to accept the tenderness of God in our lives through the poor.

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5:35
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Sep 17, 2014

St. Philothei

Nikolai, a counselor at St. John the Compassionate Mission, shares how he learned from the mission to be attentive.

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8:05
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Sep 10, 2014

A Place of Contrast

Pres. Maria Drossos, Director of Operations, describes what makes St. John the Compassionate Mission unique and different from the outside world.

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6:59
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Sep 03, 2014

A Holy Death

Only those who suffer and speak the universal language of the heart can help others who suffer.

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Aug 21, 2014

Karina

Dn. Pavel, the prefect of the Lived Theology School Program, tells the story of Karina, one of many who experienced for a time the comfort and safety of St. John the Compassionate Mission.

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10:20
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Aug 07, 2014

The Doors, the Doors

Fr. Roberto Ubertino, the Founder and Executive Director of St. John's, discusses the open doors of the mission.

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9:59
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