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Orthodox Life 3: Holy Communion
September 21, 2015Fr. Ted discusses what it means to partake of the body of Christ.
Icons and Incense
May 18, 2010Fr. Ted explains how parishioners are icons of Christ.
January 31, 2011Fr. Ted talks shares his thoughts on the Feast of the Three Hierarchs.
A Seat at the Table
December 12, 2011Fr. Ted reminds us that the Divine Liturgy is a meal—an entering into the eternal reality of the Mystical Supper of Jesus Christ.
Practical Orthodoxy, Part Three: Anamnisis
November 14, 2012Fr. Ted addresses the concept of remembrance.
Ready to Listen
October 7, 2013Fr. Ted reminds us that Christ comes to those who are in the direst need and at the most humble moment of their lives.
Seeds of Truth
June 2, 2014Fr. Ted discusses the importance of the Holy Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council and St. Justin, the Philosopher and Martyr.
Suffering to Witness
March 17, 2015The way we approach suffering as Christians can become a witness to how one should suffer properly.
The Real Santa Claus
December 11, 2015Fr. Ted discusses St. Nicholas.
Hope in the Cross
September 13, 2016Fr. Ted reflects upon the importance of the cross of Christ, and why we cherish is this powerful symbol in our lives.
Faith of the Demons
July 11, 2017Fr. Ted shares his thoughts on the importance of summer camp for children and young adults, as well as his reflections on the Gospel reading about the healing of the demon-possessed men from the land of the Gergesenes.
Forgiving the Debt
August 10, 2010Fr. Ted speaks on the importance of forgiveness and reminds us of the huge debt we've been forgiven.
Holy Thursday - Ego vs. Humility
April 22, 2011Fr. Ted urges us to focus on what we can give to others and to the Church, rather than what we can get.
Taking Up Our Cross
March 19, 2012Fr. Ted reminds us that struggle is an essential component of Christianity.
Double Our Blessings
February 11, 2013Fr. Ted reminds us that nothing we have in this life is truly ours.
January 13, 2014Fr. Ted explains why we should have our homes blessed every year.
The Right Time
September 9, 2014The world's time is different than God's time, and we need to be able to strike a balance between the two.
Chip on Our Shoulder
June 17, 2015We will be judged on what we know and how we live our lives according to that knowledge.
The Imitation Game
March 1, 2016The parable of the Prodigal Son calls us to return to the Church and live our lives in the imitation of Christ.
Of Water, the Spirit, and Idolatry
January 9, 2017Fr. Ted calls us to the right usage of Holy Water rather than an idol that replaces a life lived in Christ.
Witnessing Christ in the World: Navigating Anti-Christian Rhetoric in North America
October 10, 2017Fr. Ted gave a presentation at the Romanian Orthodox Youth Assoc. (ROYA) North American Conference held in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada from October 5-7, 2017. In his talk, Fr. Ted explores the current political landscape and how it affects Orthodox youth who attend secular schools where Christianity is subtly oppressed by often ultra-liberal agendas.
- "The World"
- Children and parenting
- The Orthodox Church
Monday Night Bridegroom Service—Priests and Hypocrisy
March 30, 2010Fr. Ted reminds his fellow priests that they can easily fall into hypocrisy along with the Pharisees.
Christians in Practice
November 15, 2010Fr. Ted encourages us to use this fast not only as a time to tame our passions, but as a time to show compassion to others,
The Rhythm of Prayer
September 6, 2011Fr. Ted tells us that we need to use the rhythm of prayer to remove those things from our lives that get in the way of our relationship with Christ.
Staying in the Light
August 6, 2012Fr. Ted explains that the Feast of the Transfiguration reminds us of who God is as the one who reveals all of our acts and deeds, whether they be good or evil.
The Dwelling of the Spirit
June 24, 2013Fr. Ted reminds us that it is impossible for us to be Christians without the Holy Spirit.
Faith in Fantasy: Finding God in Modern Culture
March 19, 2014Fr. Ted delivers a lecture in Calgary at St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Orthodox Church Lenten Retreat.
December 9, 2014It is very, very dangerous to commune without the proper preparation.
June 7, 2016Fr. Ted invites us to consider our suffering as an opportunity to enter into a deeper communion with God.
The Helmet of Mercy - Fourth Sunday of Lent
March 27, 2017Fr. Ted continues his reflections upon a Lenten hymn and how it applies to the call to show mercy to others during our journey through Great Lent.
The Panagia - Mere Humanity
August 15, 2018In this his 400th episode of iSermon, Fr. Ted is invited to give the sermon at the Great Vespers of the feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary at Holy Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Toronto, Canada.
May 24, 2010Fr. Ted talks on the importance of Pentecost—a feast that many refer to as the "Birthday of the Church."
Living as a Temple
February 7, 2011Fr. Ted reminds us that we are temples of the Holy Spirit and to live as such.
Who Is the God-Man?
December 31, 2011Fr. Ted explains why the Incarnation is necessary for salvation.
Witnessing to the Youth
November 28, 2012Fr. Ted reminds us that the best thing we can do to help the youth is to be an example.
October 14, 2013Fr. Ted addresses the trend in Canada to not go to church on Thanksgiving.
Strange Tongues, Strange Spirits
June 9, 2014Fr. Ted points out that the Spirit of God always brings people together, brings understanding, brings Truth, and brings love.
March 24, 2015We fast to free ourselves from the slavery of the passions.
December 15, 2015An estrangement occurs the longer we stay away from our spiritual family.
Orthodoxy Live With Guest Co-Host Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos
September 18, 2016Fr. Evan welcomes another guest co-host tonight: Fr. Ted Paraskevopoulos. Fr. Ted is heard on AFR with his iSermon and Fr. TedTalks podcasts. They field listener questions on the role of pain and suffering, making your home an Orthodox home, liturgical translations, and, from both of them, a statement of what makes Orthodoxy so special.
July 17, 2017Fr. Ted speaks about the importance of our children receiving a positive "living" example of how to live their faith.
January 18, 2010Fr. Ted explains why Orthodox Christians follow both the Scriptures and tradition.
August 23, 2010Fr. Ted speaks on the feast of the Dormition, encouraging us to look at Mary's obedient spirit as an example of the Christian life.
All Are Called
April 26, 2011Fr. Ted applauds his parishioners for making Orthodoxy a part of their lives.
Humility and Confession
April 2, 2012Fr. Ted reflects on St. Mary of Egypt, reminding us that it is never too late to repent of our sins.
February 18, 2013Fr. Ted addresses the trend to cultivate ourselves in our careers but not in our spirituality.
January 20, 2014Fr. Ted addresses the belief that all Christian traditions are equally valid.
Loving Like a Cross
September 15, 2014The cross is a symbol of how we should live our lives.
Mistaking Darkness for Light
June 22, 2015We must choose Christ over the secular world.