Monday, April 22, 2013
How did normal American kids become the Boston bombers? How did the friendly giant become the terrorist? Fr. Lawrence Farley, priest at Saint Herman of Alaska Orthodox Church in Langley, British Columbia, reminds us that this sort of thing always happens one poor decision at a time—and that we should guard against doing the same.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
The Northeast region of OCF was featured in this episode which aired live on Sunday evening April 21, 2013. Students gathered at the University of Connecticut to ask question on behalf of students from all around the region.
Friday, April 19, 2013
This week, the Church reads the Life of St. Mary of Egypt. Archimandrite Irenei explores a section of that text which reveals the relationship between "mystical theology" in ascetical life to the grace of the Holy Mysteries in the Church. We are prompted to ask ourselves: Do I lose sight of the chalice in my desire to find Christ?
Thursday, April 18, 2013
On a new "Paradise and Utopia," Fr. John Strickland, a professor of history at Saint Katherine College near San Diego and an attached priest at Saint John of Damascus Church (OCA) in the nearby town of Poway, explores what could be called the catacomb culture of the Church in relation to the Roman Empire.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Bobby Maddex interviews Frederica Mathewes-Green, host of the AFR podcast "Frederica Here and Now," about her book Mary As the Early Christians Knew Her: The Mother of Jesus in Three Ancient Texts, which was just released in paperback by Paraclete Press.