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Ancient Faith Audio Podcasts

Ancient Faith Ministries, a department of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America with a pan-Orthodox outreach, produces a wide variety of online audio programming, including an extensive range of downloadable content, distributed via Ancient Faith Radio. It is our hope that the selection of podcasts here, which are frequently refreshed and updated, will enrich and nourish the spiritual lives of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian faithful.

The Arena The Great Hypogrammos
May 2, 2011
The Sunday of St. Thomas

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Frederica Here and Now That’s Not Orthodoxy
April 27, 2011
Frederica urges us to focus on the truly important aspects of our Orthodox Faith, rather than getting distracted by politics, scandals, or gossip.

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Frederica Here and Now On Judas
April 19, 2011
On this encore presentation of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica Mathewes-Green reads from St. Romanos the Melodist about the disciple who betrayed Jesus.

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The Arena Beacon of Resurrected Life!
April 18, 2011
Palm Sunday

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Close to Home Invincible
April 14, 2011
"What's so special about Lazarus Saturday?" This question from Molly Sabourin's kids sparked today's podcast as she relates a poem by a Russian prisoner to the raising of Lazarus by Jesus.

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The Arena Authentic Servanthood
April 10, 2011
Fifth Sunday of Lent

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Frederica Here and Now Real Choices, Real Voices
April 8, 2011
Frederica speaks on the abortion issue at the Festival of Orthodox Christianity, hosted by North Texas Orthodox Missions in Dallas/Fort Worth.

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Close to Home Serene Indifference
April 4, 2011
What do you want to be when you grow up? Molly draws on the wisdom of St. Dorotheus of Gaza for her answer.

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The Arena Asceticism: Embracing Spiritual Fitness
April 3, 2011
Sunday of St. John Climacus.

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Frederica Here and Now Oberlin College
March 30, 2011
Frederica speaks to students of OCF (Orthodox Christian Fellowship) at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio.

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The Arena Disciples of the Crossbearer
March 29, 2011
Sunday of the Holy Cross

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Frederica Here and Now Forgiveness
March 23, 2011
Frederica discusses the difference between forgiveness and enabling.

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The Arena The Seriousness of Our Sins
March 21, 2011
Second Sunday of Great Lent

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Roads From Emmaus Voice From Antioch:  The Eucharist - Part 5a
March 21, 2011
Over and over again in the writings of St. Ignatius, he emphasizes the importance of the physical aspect of Christ's first coming to earth. Fr. Andrew reviews these references and their implications.

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All Saints Homilies The Church: An Audacious Group of Roof Climbers
March 20, 2011
Mark 2:1-12

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Frederica Here and Now The Meaning of Sex
March 18, 2011
Frederica delivers a speech at UC-Santa Barbara (sponsored by The Veritas Forum) titled "The Meaning of Sex."

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The Arena The Icon: The Invisible Made Visible
March 15, 2011
The Sunday of the Triumph of Orthodoxy

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All Saints Homilies Both Sides of the Icons
March 14, 2011
Fr. Pat considers the case for iconoclasm, for the veneration of icons, and the settling of the issue.

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Frederica Here and Now Visually Impaired Persons
March 10, 2011
Frederica interviews Tim Mehok of Saints Peter & Paul OCA Church in Lorain, Ohio. Tim is a catechumen and is blind. He talks with Frederica about what Orthodox churches could do to make their worship, parish life, and websites more accessible to the visually impaired.

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The Arena The Great IF!
March 7, 2011
Forgiveness Sunday

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All Saints Homilies It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over
March 7, 2011
We imagine that life is like football or basketball. You play until the clock runs out. But life is not like that at all. There is no set time for the clock to run out that you know about.

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Frederica Here and Now St. Nina
March 4, 2011
Frederica discusses the life and work of St. Nina and explains the special connection her parish has with this early Christian saint.

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Roads From Emmaus Voice From Antioch:  The Bishop - Part 4b
March 2, 2011
St. Ignatius emphasized the importance of obedience to the Bishop.

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The Arena The Kingdom of God . . . Or Eternal Fire?
February 28, 2011
Sunday of the Last Judgment

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The Arena A Certain Man Had Two Sons . . .
February 23, 2011
Sunday of the Prodigal Son

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