Fresh reports every week from home and on the road - This podcast features fresh reflections on Frederica’s travel and experiences. She will talk to interesting people, tell us fascinating stories and share unique insight into the changing world in which we live. (show less)
Dr. Alice-Mary Talbot presented the 4th annual Father John Meyendorff Memorial Lecture at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary on Friday, September 15, 2017. Her presentation, titled, Varieties of Monastic Experience in Byzantium, 800–1453, opened a window into Byzantine monasticism that revealed a culture as rich and diverse as the personalities of the monks and nuns who embraced it. She highlighted the many ways one could be a Byzantine monk or nun, and the continuous tensions in Byzantium between the eremitic (solitary living) and coenobitic (community living) forms of monasticism.
This week, Matthew Namee and new co-host Aram Sarkisian discuss, among other things, the Russian Mission in North America, the consecration of Bishop Arseny of Winnipeg, three fascinating early parish priests, and the time Jimmy Carter awarded Archbishop Iakovos the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Today's episode is taken from Molly's piece as a guest blog on The Orthodox Mama. With her eyes on the saints and years of raising her four children, Molly offers three big lessons she's learned about motherhood.
Looking at the World from the Celtic Shores of Scotland—and Elsewhere - Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through a monk's eyes? Priest-monk Seraphim shares his stories of the places he visits and the people he meets as he travels the world to found the first Orthodox monastery in the Celtic Isles of Scotland in a thousand years. (show less)