Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Fr. Thomas Hopko on the Resurrection [AUDIO]

On this, the greatest of all Feast Days, Fr. Thomas explains what we, as Orthodox Christians, know for certain about Jesus Christ. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Fr. Thomas Hopko: The Fifth Week of Great Lent [AUDIO]

On the fifth Sunday of Lent, we commemorate St. Mary of Egypt. By her example, we are reminded of the extraordinary power of repentance and God’s mercy, by which even the greatest sinner may be transformed and sanctified. Fr. Thomas starts with a review of the Gospel reading of Mark for the Fourth Sunday of […]

Sunday of the Cross [AUDIO]

On the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent, we concentrate on the Cross of Christ and Fr. Tom helps us understand what it means to take up our cross. Listen here: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Podcast courtesy of Ancient Faith Radio.

Fr. Thomas Hopko on Asking for Forgiveness [AUDIO]

Originally broadcast on March 11, 2008 Length: 13:24 Fr. Tom considers the act of asking for forgiveness, as well as who it is we hurt when we sin. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Podcast courtesy of Ancient Faith Radio.

Elder Pophyrios: One Should Feel Sorry for the Person Wounded by a Criminal

Excerpt from the book Elder Porphyrios: A Spiritual Child Remembers by the late Constantine Giannitsioti, translated by Marina M.Robb. Painting on Home page: “The Prodigal Son” by Vincent Van Gogh (Detail) Elder Porphyrios, an Athonite monk, was a spiritual father and confessor in the center of Athens for over 30 years, helping thousands of people […]