July 2011

Sunday, July 31, 2011


The Divine Liturgy and Time

How does time relate to our worship and prayer both corporately and privately? Fr. Thomas Hopko tells us how the Church looks at time.

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Jennifer Nahas

New OCF Executive Director

At the 50th Biennial Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocesan Convention, Bobby Maddex chats briefly with Jennifer Nahas, the new Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Fellowship.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

AOC 2011

Metropolitan Philip

AFR is covering the 50th Biennial Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese of North America this week. Listen here to Metropolitan Philip's message to the convention attendees.

Ancient Faith Presents

Classical Learning Resource Center

On a new Ancient Faith Presents, Bobby Maddex interviews Anne Van Fossen, cofounder of the Classical Learning Resource Center, an online Orthodox classical education program.

Saturday, July 23, 2011


New Podcast - Mysterion with Fr. Richard Rene!

Join Fr. Richard Rene and the parish of St. Aidan’s in Cranbrook, British Columbia, for words homiletical and poetical, reflective and narrative. Come and explore the challenges of the spiritual life at the intersection of the eternal Gospel and the 21st century.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Ancient Faith Presents

Spread the Word

On a new Ancient Faith Presents, Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Michael Keiser, author of the new Conciliar Press book Spread the Word: Reclaiming the Apostolic Tradition of Evangelism.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

Women Disciples of the Lord: Part Three

Dr. Kyriaki Karidoyanes Fitzgerald, an Orthodox theologian, pastoral counselor, and licensed psychologist, delivers a speech titled "Eve, Mary, and Us" at the 2011 "Women Disciples of the Lord" conference, sponsored by St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Musings from the High Desert

Personal Retreat

Fr. Gabriel Rochelle reflects on the concept of Poustinia—a small sparsely furnished cabin or room where one goes to pray and fast alone in the presence of God—as described in the writings of Catherine Doherty, founder of Madonna House.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

The Opinionated Tailor

Beauty is More Than Skin Deep

What do oak bathroom cabinets have to do with the baptismal garment of the Orthodox altar? On a new The Opinionated Tailor, Kh. Krista West explains that in the Orthodox Church, beauty is much more than skin deep.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Frederica Here and Now

Harry Potter

On a new Frederica Here and Now, host Frederica Mathewes-Green reviews the final Harry Potter movie—Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two, directed by David Yates and starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Worship in Spirit and Truth

The Divine Liturgy and Personal Prayer

Some say they go to church to "pray." But is that why we gather together as a Eucharistic community? On Worship in Spirit and Truth, Fr. Thomas Hopko explains the differences between communal worship and our personal prayer life.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

A Voice from the Isles

Be Light

St. Symeon teaches that when we pray, the indwelling Light of Christ can lift us up to the very Paradise of which St. Paul himself haltingly spoke. Fr. Gregory Hallam addresses this assertion and more on a new A Voice from the Isles.

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