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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.

Close to Home Rest
October 24, 2008
It is tempting to make things more complicated than they need to be when we cannot wrap our minds around a Love that's not dependent on our actions or intentions. It requires restraint to ignore our doubts and take Christ at His word.

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Frederica Here and Now Why C.S. Lewis is So Irritating!
October 23, 2008
What is the influence of fashion on thought? A question addressed by Lewis in his Screwtape Letters and just another example of a writer who beats other writers to the punch with their great writing skills.

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Frederica Here and Now God So Loved the World
October 16, 2008
Frederica is riding in the back seat of a Camry driven by Fr. Ted Stylianopoulos and Presv. Faye. Listen in on this instructive conversation about God's love, and the western view of wrath and justice compared to how it is viewed in Orthodoxy. Also, be sure to listen to the two postscripts at the close of today's episode!

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Frederica Here and Now A Voice in the Public Square
October 9, 2008
Frederica returns to the Holy Ascension Orthodox Church in Mt. Pleasant South Carolina to talk with the pastor, Fr. John Parker. Fr. John has demonstrated that you can effectively engage your local community on matters of faith.

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Close to Home Checklist
October 8, 2008
Do you measure yourelf as an Orthodox Christian by some self imposed checklist to assure that you look the part? Molly has some insight for all of us but especially for mothers.

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Frederica Here and Now Byzantine Architecture
October 2, 2008
Today we get a fascinating tour of a new temple built in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Frederica is with Architect Andrew Gould as they walk through Holy Ascension Orthodox Church.

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All Saints Homilies Fishermen and Their Nets (Luke 5:1-11)
September 30, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 3
September 26, 2008
Here is the third and final part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4 and Part 2 on September 17.

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Close to Home Aflame
September 20, 2008
Our failings and inadequacies don't hold a "candle" to the Holy Flame - Glory to Thee Who Has Shown Us the Light!

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 2
September 18, 2008
Here is the second part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4.

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Frederica Here and Now September 12
September 11, 2008
On the 7th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America, Frederica reflects on the role of God's judgment and repentance.

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All Saints Homilies Nicodemus and Jesus (John 3:13-17)
September 8, 2008

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Close to Home Honorable
September 5, 2008
We often suffer with our children when they are misunderstood or falsely accused but how is Mary shown to us as the ultimate example of love and compassion through the sufferings of her own Son?

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 1
September 4, 2008
This is the first part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. We have broken it up into three sections and next time will be part 2. The talk was delivered at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. They recently held a conference that they called "The Sheptytsky Institute Study Days."

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All Saints Homilies The Church, Man, and Forgiveness (Matt 18:23-35)
September 1, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now Native Americans and Orthodoxy
August 28, 2008
Frederica is in Anchorage at the Alaska Native Heritage Center today talking with Orthodox convert Steven Alvarez and is interrupted only once by Alaskan wildlife!

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All Saints Homilies Testing and Faith (Matt. 17:14-23)
August 25, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now The Same God
August 21, 2008
Do all religions worship the same God? Frederica doesn't like the way the question is posed. Find out why in this episode.

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Close to Home Photo Opportunity
August 20, 2008
From the pages of the current edition of The Handmaiden, Molly reflects on her patron Saint Anna.

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All Saints Homilies Peter and Jacob
August 18, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now Transfiguration, Light, and an Icon
August 9, 2008
This week as we think about the Transfiguration of our Lord, Frederica has some interesting reflections on a particular icon of the Transfiguration from the apse of St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai. To view the icon, click HERE for a large image, and HERE for a smaller one.

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All Saints Homilies The Life of the Early Church: Affection, Humor, Friendship
August 3, 2008

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All Saints Homilies Joseph of Arimathea
August 2, 2008
Joseph, in taking responsibility for burying Jesus, could no longer keep it secret. His assumption of that responsibility represented the resolve to make the commitment public.

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Frederica Here and Now Eastern Catholics
July 31, 2008
Today we present an interview Frederica conducted with Fr. Stephen Wojcichowsky, director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. They recently held a conference that they called "The Sheptytsky Institute Study Days," and Fr. Tom Hopko and Frederica were among the speakers.

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Close to Home Boundaries
July 29, 2008
Molly reflects on both friendships and evangelism and the investment of ourselves in both.

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