Monastery of the Transfiguration

Monastery of the Transfiguration

March 2008 9 episodes

Mother Christophora is abbess at the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA. These lectures were given at the monastery or various conferences around the country. Also included are sermons and talks given by guests at the monastery.


Episodes

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Mar 14, 2014

Restoring the Human Icon

St. Nicholas Church in Magadore, OH (OCA) invited Mother Christophora to speak at the Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers for the Akron area. Mother spoke about restoring the human icon and the role that monasteries have in aiding this restoration today.

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30:20
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Aug 27, 2013

The Church As A Revelation of Christ

Fr. Maxym Lysack, pastor of Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church in Ottawa, Canada was visiting the monastery and gave an enlightening homily on the famous passage on the Church from St. Paul's first letter to the Corinthians. The Church is not an institution, but rather a revelation of a person, Jesus Christ.

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Aug 16, 2013

The Dormition of the Holy Theotokos

Fr. Radu Bordeianu, who teaches at Duquesne, gave a very simple, yet lovely homily about a blessed end to life and church community.

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Apr 23, 2013

Mother Christophora - The Monastic Saints of Great Lent

Mother Christophora was asked to give the homily at the Pan-Orthodox Sunday Lenten Vespers service for the Youngstown, Ohio, area. Vespers was held at St. John the Baptist (OCA) in Campbell, Ohio. She spoke about the monastic saints commemorated on the Sundays of Lent and then spoke about a contemporary monastic, Mother Alexandra, and what she might have to say to us today.

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Mar 05, 2012

Fr. John Kostas - Sunday of Orthodoxy

Homily given on the Sunday of Orthodoxy at the monastery.

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Mar 05, 2012

Fr. John Kostas - Forgiveness Sunday

Homily given on Forgiveness Sunday at the monastery.

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Mar 22, 2008

The Healing of Confession

From a Lenten series on repentance delivered at the Orthodox Christian Women's conference in Montreal in March of 2008.

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44:33
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Mar 22, 2008

The Joy of Repentance part 2

From a Lenten series on repentance delivered at the Orthodox Christian Women's conference in Montreal in March of 2008.

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29:49
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Mar 22, 2008

The Joy of Repentance part 1

From a Lenten series on repentance delivered at the Orthodox Christian Women's conference in Montreal in March of 2008.

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