Day Six – Glory

We just finished celebrating the All Night Vigil for the Feast of the Holy Archangel Michael and All the Bodiless Hosts (our parish feast).  One of the neat things about the Vigil service is that it is loaded with hymnography; Lord I Call, Litya, Aposticha, Canon, Praises, plus Tropars and the Kondak, all of them […]

20120819 Interview on the Paranormal and Ecumenism

http://traffic.libsyn.com/orthoanalytika/20120818-FrMaximos.mp3 Today’s show starts with me talking about some logistical changes (increased access to back editions, upgraded website, twitter) ORTHOAnalytika.  Speaking of which, here’s a shoutout to Fr. John Peck of Logos Web Services for his work on the layout/content transfer and to Fr. John at Orthodox Internet Services for his hosting services. No transitions are painless, […]

Guardian Angels III: Worship

St. Michael’s Series on the Guardian Angel: Guardian Angels in Worship Sources:  Jean Danielou, S.J. The Angels and their Mission According to the Fathers of the Church Mother Alexandra The Holy Angels. CCEL Church Fathers Our first week, we looked at some of the scriptural evidence for guardian angels. The next week we followed up by looking […]

Guardian Angels II: The Early Fathers

St. Michael’s Series on the Guardian Angel: Guardian Angels in Tradition Sources:  Jean Danielou, S.J. The Angels and their Mission According to the Fathers of the Church Mother Alexandra The Holy Angels. CCEL Church Fathers Last week, we looked at some of the scriptural evidence for guardian angels. Scripture is the greatest part of an […]

Guardian Angels I: Scripture

St. Michael’s Series on the Guardian Angel: Guardian Angels in Scripture First, there is a world-view that we should know of (and accept): the spiritual world is real. Related to this, there really are angels – both good and bad. Their story is not our story, but it does intersect in places (especially in worship […]

Zombies, Demons, and the Victory of Love

  Shownotes for Thanksgiving, 2010   Lesson:   Ephesians 4: 1-6 St. Luke 8: 26-39   There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in […]