The Importance of Learning (Luke 5:1-11)
September 24, 2012 Length: 17:42
A temptation for some Orthodox Christians is to take in the beauty of the church services while remaining somewhat mentally disengaged. Fr Tom reminds us that Christ's command to "launch out into the deep" is given to everyone to plumb the depths of the wisdom and word of God. (Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost)
"I am a teacher in bush Alaska and live far from my parish (I have to fly there). When I have had a hard day at work, hearing the hymns of the Church or some thoughtful reflection really helps my refocus."