On a new In the Valley of the Shadow of Death, Fr. David Alexander describes what it's like to build and prepare an Orthodox altar for his Marines in Afghanistan, most of whom are not Orthodox Christians.
This week we will hear a lot about the Bridegroom in our Holy Week services. Who is this Bridegroom and what is the significance of that title?. Fr. Thomas Hopko explains on the Names of Jesus. Listen also to his teaching about the Bridegroom Matins on Speaking the Truth in Love.
On March 25, exactly 9 months before Nativity, the Church celebrates the Annunciation to the Theotokos that she will be the Mother of God. God's declaration through the angel Gabriel, however, had a contingency attached. Listen to find out what it was.
Fr. Tom Soroka speaks on Forgiveness Sunday (Matthew 6:14-21), Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross (Mark 8:34-9:1), and Trusting in the Promises of God (Mark 9:17-31). Listen to the most recent of these homilies here.