October 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Make Ready, O Bethlehem

Bobby Maddex interviews Dn. Gregory Ealy, the music director at St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral in Minneapolis, Minnesota, about a new CD by the cathedral choir titled Make Ready, O Bethlehem: Orthodox Hymns for Christmas. Dn. Gregory also talks about an upcoming benefit concert for St. Vladimir's Seminary.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

“Mama Maggie” Gobran

"Mama Maggie" Gobran, a Coptic Christian who has been called the “Mother Teresa of Cairo,” speaks at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary on October 21, 2016.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

All Saints Homilies

Don’t Ever Throw the Quadrant Overboard

St. Paul says, "It is God who makes both us and you stand firm in Christ" (2 Corinthians 1:21). In a certain sense, every verse in the Bible is telling us to stand firm. In this homily, Fr. Patrick Reardon encourages us to do just that.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Ex Libris

Goodnight Jesus

On a new "Ex Libris," the podcast of Ancient Faith Publishing, host Bobby Maddex interviews Angela Isaacs, the author of the brand new AFP children’s book Goodnight Jesus.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016


Orthodox Christian Synergy’s Annual Symposium 2016

The topic of Chicago Synergy’s 2016 Symposium was “Holiness in Contemporary Culture” and featured Hieromonk Alexii (formerly Fr. Paisius Altschul) of the Serbian Archdiocese of the Midwest. The gathering took place at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Cicero, Illinois.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Ancient Faith Presents

Matthew 25:36 Fellowship

Bobby Maddex interviews Fr. Stephen Powley, the Executive Director of Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry, about OCPM's new Matthew 25:36 Fellowship.

Orthodox Life Hacks

Converts in Cradles

On a new "Orthodox Life Hacks," high-school seniors Andja Bjeletich and Maria Tudora discuss the similarities and differences between growing up in a priest's family and growing up in a convert family.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary

The Mystery of Mary: The Mother of God in the Orthodox Christian Tradition

This is a lecture from St. Vladimir's Seminary's annual Orthodox Education Day event, held this year on October 1, 2016. The speaker is Dr. Mary B. Cunningham, lecturer in Historical Theology in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Nottingham, England.

Monday, October 10, 2016

The OCF Podcast

Orthodox Apologetics: The Bible

Do Orthodox Christians believe in the Bible? On the first episode of the new season of The OCF Podcast, media student leader Dan Bein asks Fr. Brendan Pelphrey this question and more.

Sunday, October 02, 2016


Learn About OCAMPR 2016

November 3-5 are the dates for the 2016 OCAMPR (Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion) Conference at Holy Cross/Helenic College in Brookline, MA. We speak with 2 of the 3 plenary speakers - Dr. Al Rossi (Psychologist) and Dr. Donald Jenkins (Physician).

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