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Becoming a Healing Presence Apr 23, 2014

Interview With Fr. Alexander Atty - Part 2

Many of you heard and appreciated part 1 of Dr. Rossi's interview with Fr. Alexander Atty recorded shortly before his falling asleep in the Lord. But there was also a part 2 and we present that today as a very touching tribute to Fr. Alexander. May his memory be eternal.

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Voices from St Vladimir's Seminary Apr 23, 2014

The Image of the Cross

Archpriest Chad Hatfield, the Chancellor of St. Vladimir's Seminary, delivers the homily at the school's Great and Holy Friday service.

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11:14
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Healing with Fr. George Morelli Apr 23, 2014

Applying Christ’s Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Peacemakers - Part 4

Fr. George connects the theme of healing to Holy Pascha and then continues his discussion of the seventh Beatitude.

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iSermon Apr 22, 2014

The Spiritual Food

The most important part of the Paschal service is not the Holy Light, but rather the Divine Liturgy in which we receive Holy Communion.

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The Arena Apr 22, 2014

Hell Is in Agony

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Praying in the Rain Apr 22, 2014

The Rapture

"What enraptures us today determines how we will experience the rapture of the last day no matter when or how that takes place."

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Let Us Attend Apr 21, 2014

April 27, 2014: John 20:19-31, Told for Younger Children

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Let Us Attend Apr 21, 2014

April 27, 2014: John 20:19-31, Read for Older Children

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Ex Libris Apr 18, 2014

The Miracle of the Red Egg

Bobby interviews Elizabeth Crispina Johnson, the author of the new Ancient Faith Publishing children's book The Miracle of the Red Egg.

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iSermon Apr 18, 2014

Two Sinners; Same Sin

While the sins of Judas and Peter were the same, Judas chose to wallow in that sin and eventually kill himself.

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Paradise and Utopia Apr 17, 2014

Papal Supremacy and the Parting of the Ways I

In the anecdotal introduction to a new reflection, Fr. John tells the story of the fall of Constantinople to the western crusaders in 1204, showing how this event, inspired in part by new claims of papal supremacy, resulted in the permanent separation of eastern and western Christendom.

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Hasta la Gloria Apr 17, 2014

Dios Tiene un Plan

Domingo 6 de Abril Pd. Nicolás predicó sobre la vida de San Maria de Egipto y como Dios tiene un plan para cada uno de nosotros. Entonces tengamos fe. Marcos 10:32-45

Sunday April 6 Fr. Nicholas preached about the life of St. Mary of Egypt and how God has a plan for each one of us. Therefore let us all have faith. Mark 10:32-45

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The Arena Apr 17, 2014

Beware of Being a Judas

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A Voice From The Isles Apr 16, 2014

The King Of Love

Fr. Gregory Hallam gives the Palm Sunday sermon.

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iSermon Apr 15, 2014

Christ’s Bride

Christ does indeed have a wife. She's the Church.

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iSermon Apr 15, 2014

The Messiah We Expect

Which Messiah are you waiting for—the real one or the one you have created in your mind?

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Mysterion Apr 15, 2014

Being Human: Part Three

Fr. Richard explains how to attain dispassion.

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The Arena Apr 15, 2014

Lazarus’s Personal Testimony

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Roads From Emmaus Apr 15, 2014

Keeping Our Children (and Ourselves) in Church for Life (Sermon Apr. 13, 2014).

On this Palm Sunday, Fr. Andrew shows how what sociologists
have observed about how both kids and adults stay in church long-term
is built into the Orthodox tradition.

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A Voice From The Isles Apr 15, 2014

Lazarus Come Forth

Deacon Emmanuel Kahn preaches on the raising of Lazarus.

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Sermons at St. Nicholas Apr 15, 2014

Encouragement for Holy Week (John 12:1-18)

Orthodox Christians around the world will embark upon the most important time of the year, Holy Week, leading to the celebration of the Resurrection of Christ. Fr Thomas reminds us that Holy Week is our opportunity to experience the value of Christ above all things in our life. (Palm Sunday)

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Praying in the Rain Apr 15, 2014

Spiritual Zeal- What it is and what it isn’t

Fr. Michael talks about the difference between inwardly-focused spiritual zeal and outwardly-focused emotional zeal.

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Mysterion Apr 14, 2014

Live in Your Head or Live in Your Heart

We can either live life in our heads and be alone, or we can live life in our hearts and meet with God.

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Shepherd of Souls Apr 14, 2014

Blessed Are the Persecuted

Fr. Peter reminds us that nowhere does Jesus say that life will be easy if you follow Him.

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From the Amvon Apr 14, 2014

The Barren Fig Tree

Fr. John preaches about the Barren Fig Tree from Mark 11:12-14,20-21, and Luke 13:6-9.

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The Arena Apr 14, 2014

The Joy of the King

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A Voice From The Isles Apr 14, 2014

Finding Faith In The Living God

Deacon Emmanuel Kahn gives the sermon about how to know what God wants us to do today.

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Let Us Attend Apr 14, 2014

April 20, 2014: John 1:1-17, Told for Younger Children

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Let Us Attend Apr 14, 2014

April 20, 2014: John 1:1-17, Read for Older Children

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Ancient Faith Today Apr 13, 2014

Raising Godly Children

Elissa D. Bjeletich, author of In God's Hands - A Mother's Journey Through Her Infant's Critical Illness as well as the AFR podcast Raising Saints, and Elizabeth White, author of Following A Sacred Path - Raising Godly Children, join host Kevin Allen to discuss how to develop the spiritual nature of children and raise them to love and experience God.

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Speaking the Truth Apr 11, 2014

Bishops - Part 50: 17th Century Russia

In the next in his series on Church organization and structure, Fr. Tom talks about 17th Century Russia and the influences of Patriarch Nikon and the Old Believer schism.

29:37
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The Life of Faith Apr 11, 2014

Sin and Morality: Part One

Fr. Vassilios explains why we are asked to overcome our pride and acquire humility.

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Ancient Faith Presents Apr 11, 2014

The McGunnegal Chronicles

Bobby Maddex interviews Ben Anderson, the author of a new series of Orthodox Christian fantasy novels called The McGunnegal Chronicles.

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Raising Saints Apr 10, 2014

Traditions of Holy Week and Pacha

Elissa shares some of the youth-centric traditions of her home parish with regard to Holy Week and Pascha.

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Hasta la Gloria Apr 10, 2014

Liberación de Pecado

Domingo 30 de Marzo Pd. Nicolás predicó sobre la liberación de pecado en la vida de Cristo. Reflejó sobre el consejo de San Juan de la escalera y la carta San Pablo a los Hebreos. Hebreos 6:13-20

Sunday 30 of March Fr. Nicholas preached about the liberatioin from sin in the life of Christ. He reflected on the consel of St. John of the Ladder and the letter of St. Paul to the Hebrews. Hebreos 6:13-20

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Roads From Emmaus Apr 10, 2014

Not to Be Served, But to Serve (Sermon Apr. 6, 2014)

On this Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, Fr. Andrew reflects on
the uniqueness of Jesus among the deities of the ancient world, that
He came not to be served, but to serve.

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Healing with Fr. George Morelli Apr 09, 2014

Connecting Healing to Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha

Fr. George takes a break from his current series to address Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha.

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Sermons at St. Nicholas Apr 08, 2014

Discerning the Will of God (Mk 10:32-45)

While discerning the will of God for us is an important aspect of our life, Fr Thomas reminds us that becoming a humble servant of all in every situation will ensure that we are always doing His will. (Fifth Sunday of Great Lent)

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iSermon Apr 08, 2014

Almsgiving and the Fast

Keith Thomas Sandberg speaks at a lecture sponsored by the Winnipeg Orthodox Clergy Association after the Vespers of St. Mary of Egypt.

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The Arena Apr 08, 2014

Brave New World Is Now!

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Transforming Our Lives Apr 08, 2014

Part 27: Mark 6:14-29

Fr. Evan discusses the beheading of St. John.

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Praying in the Rain Apr 07, 2014

Shedding the fear of God’s wrath

Fr. Michael discusses fear of, and love for, God.

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iSermon Apr 07, 2014

Being Ourselves

Fr. Ted explains that when we fail to take part in fasting or the sacraments, we create an identity crisis within.

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Rain in the Desert Apr 07, 2014

Rascal Saints of the Church

Fr. Apostolos shares about St. Mary of Egypt and other "rascal" saints.

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From the Amvon Apr 07, 2014

Jacob Comes to Peniel

Fr. John talks about Jacob's encounter with God at Peniel (Genesis 32).

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Let Us Attend Apr 07, 2014

April 13, 2014: John 12:1-18, Told for Younger Children

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Let Us Attend Apr 07, 2014

April 13, 2014: John 12:1-18, Read for Older Children

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Orthodoxy Live Apr 06, 2014

April 6, 2014

Fr. Evan takes calls from the OCF chapter of Purdue University as well as other calls from San Diego and Memphis. Questions include why we fast, building a habit of prayer, the dates for Pascha, and more.

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Healing with Fr. George Morelli Apr 04, 2014

Applying Christ’s Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Peacemakers - Part 3

Fr. George continues his discussion of the seventh Beatitude.

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Under the Grapevine Apr 04, 2014

The Nightmare Tree: Chapter Twenty-One

The Nightmare Tree: A Tale of Mysterion, Chapter twenty-one, by Richard Rene (Coteau Books for Kids, 2007).

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