Spiritual Speaking – How XC addresses the Existential Crises of Humanity

Fr. Anthony shares an encounter he had after Thursday's Bible Study class and describes how Christianity addresses the three existential crises of humanity: meaning, loneliness, and death.  Enjoy the show! Check out this episode! … [Continue reading]

Homily on Seeing and Feasting with Lazarus

Parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man St. Luke 16:19-31 So much to learn here. Focus on a lesson it gives to us as members of a parish that has been given the fullness of the faith. For us: We are the Rich Man and this is the place where we … [Continue reading]

Bible Study #43: David and Goliath

  Bible Study #43: David and Goliath St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 01 November 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open … [Continue reading]

Homily on the Harvest of Nothing (problem with MP3 now corrected)

Homily on St. Luke 8:4-15 (the Parable of the Sower) Love God, love your neighbor. Simple, right? We all do and now enjoy a blissful life, free of all stress, and strong with ability to easily overcome all challenges. Class dismissed. Nope. The … [Continue reading]

Bible Study #42: The Rise of David the Christ

Bible Study #42: The Rise of David the Christ (1 Kingdom/Samuel 11-15) St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 25 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, … [Continue reading]

Homily on Christ Living in Us

In this homily, Fr. Anthony goes back to basics (and the beginning) to explain why it is so important that we have Christ in us and us in Him.  It was the Sunday of the 7th Ecumenical Council, and readings he used were St. John 17:1-13, St. Luke … [Continue reading]

Bible Study #41: Saul and His Downfall

Bible Study #41: Saul and His Downfall (1 Kingdom/Samuel 11-15) St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 18 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving … [Continue reading]

Homily on the Pokrova and the Restoration of Beauty, Unity, and Victory

The celebration of the Pokrova (the Protection of the Mother of God) is, in part, a celebration of the wonders that God works in the world when people dedicate themselves to living in Him and Him in them.  Today, Fr. Anthony focuses on how He … [Continue reading]

Bible Study #40: A King Like the Other Nations

Bible Study #40: A King Like the Other Nations St. Mary's Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Allentown PA Fr. Anthony Perkins, 11 October 2018 Opening Prayer: Make the pure light of Your divine knowledge shine in our hearts, Loving Master, and open the … [Continue reading]

Adult Education – On the Funeral Service

Spiritually Speaking - 07 October 2018 Fr. Anthony Perkins Funerals –helping the grieving, helping the departed and trusting God. Main Sources: Mark Bailey & Paul Meyendorff (SVS Lecture, 2006) We do not live in a death denying Church. … [Continue reading]