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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 Do Not Let Go of the Altar
May 5, 2012
Sunday of the Myrrhbearers. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus A Divine Ecology: An Orthodox Christian Vision for the Environment - Part 2
May 3, 2012
In part 2, Fr. Andrew talks about the spiritual answer to both the environment and the economy.

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Close to Home She Is Content
May 2, 2012
Molly learns an unexpected lesson from St. Euphrosynos while reading a children's book to her daughter at bedtime.

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All Saints Homilies The Mystery of the Incarnation
May 1, 2012
Fr. Pat argues that the doctrine of the Incarnation must dominate anthropology.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon April 29, 2012 (Myrrh-bearers Sunday)
April 30, 2012
On Myrrh-bearers Sunday, Fr. Andrew speaks about our motivation for Acts of Piety and whether they are done because of our love for our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon April 22, 2012 (Thomas Sunday)
April 30, 2012
In his homily on "Thomas Sunday," Fr. Andrew speaks about the difference between the story of Christ and our own story in the world.

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Frederica Here and Now St. Thomas
April 25, 2012
Frederica defends the character of St. Thomas, whom we commemorate on the Sunday after Pascha.

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The Arena Divine Gladness or Diving Gladness?
April 25, 2012
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The Arena The Paschal Homily of St. John Chrysostom
April 20, 2012
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Roads From Emmaus A Divine Ecology: An Orthodox Christian Vision for the Environment - Part 1
April 19, 2012
Just the word environmentalism tends to put people in a fighting mood. Fr. Andrew helps us sort through the issues of ecology from an Orthodox perspective. This is part 1 of a two-part talk.

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All Saints Homilies The Mystery of the Cross
April 16, 2012
Fr. Pat takes a closer look at the wounds Christ suffered on his feet, hands, and side.

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The Arena The Lord Jesus Christ: Our Warrior King
April 12, 2012
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Frederica Here and Now The Cherub and the Thief
April 11, 2012
On this encore presentation of "Frederica Here and Now," Frederica introduces us to a beautiful "precedent dispute"—an argument in song—between the cherub who guards paradise and the good thief.

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All Saints Homilies Great Lent
April 9, 2012
Fr. Pat discusses the three things expected of us during Lent: works of mercy, works of prayer, and works of fasting.

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The Arena The Death of Lazarus
April 7, 2012
Believers walk by faith, not by sight. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Interview with Bishop Matthias of the Orthodox Church in America
April 6, 2012
AFR podcaster Fr. Josiah Trenham serves as a member of the Secretariat of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America. He was commissioned by that body to conduct interviews with each of the Hierarchs in the Assembly of Bishops over the course of the next year.

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Frederica Here and Now Peter’s Denial
April 4, 2012
Frederica reads the narrative of Peter's denial of Christ from St. Romanos the Melodist.

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Roads From Emmaus As Unknown, and Yet Well Known: Introducing the Orthodox Church in American Culture
April 4, 2012
Fr. Andrew gave this talk at Cornell University on February 14, 2012.

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All Saints Homilies Forgiveness
April 3, 2012
Fr. Pat distinguishes between "official" forgiveness and "personal" forgiveness.

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Close to Home Aware
April 1, 2012
A spring break family trip to the Smokies provides a reminder that we are desperately dependent on the mercy and faithfulness of God especially as we approach the finish line of Great Lent.

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Frederica Here and Now On Judas
March 28, 2012
Frederica continues her reading from St. Romanos the Melodist as we approach Holy Week. Today the gripping and sobering narrative on the one who betrayed Jesus. See her earlier episode for information about the source.

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The Arena The Awe of the Virgin
March 28, 2012
Annunciation 2012. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena A Cry for Freedom
March 26, 2012
An address given at the Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rally on Friday, March 23rd, in Temecula, California. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Frederica Here and Now Lamentation of the Theotokos
March 21, 2012
As we approach Holy Week, you won't want to miss this powerful reading by Frederica of the Lamentation of the Theotokos written by St. Romanos the Melodist and translated by Fr. Ephrem Lash. It was taken from the book On the Life of Christ: Kontakia, published in 1994.

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The Arena Bearing the Cross of Temptations in a Violently Anti-Christian World
March 21, 2012
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