20120206 A Pregnant Creation, Mail Call, and Islam

Podcast Notes Homily on Zacchaeus et al. (due to the delay in recording, this was bumped by a Homily on the Publican and the Pharisee) Mail Bag What should I do if there are no regular Orthodox services in my area? What are the most healthy expressions of sexuality?  (note on recent decision to ban […]

20120120 Theophany, Local News, and a Review of History

Podcast Notes: Talk a little about Theophany. Before the news… A word from a sponsor (satire) – Guido-vich and Mak-mech-enko Revenue Consultants.With the new immigration comes new opportunity.  The first immigration brought hard work and selfless dedication to building communities and parishes.  The second immigration brought a faith that had been forged by circumstances too difficult […]

Homily: New Year’s Resolution – Sunday before the Nativity

Sunday before the NativityHebrews 11:9-10,17-23,32-40St. Matthew 1:1-25 On this first day of the year, we look backwards and forwards; taking stock of what has gone before and and deciding what to do in the year to come.  It is the same with today’s Epistle and Gospel readings. Looking backwardsThe first thing we notice when reading […]

The Time in Between and the Theology of Ghosts

OrthoAnalyika Show: 16 May 2010 Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast In between time. This summarizes so much for us. We seem to be living in the time between one thing and another. • Fr. Dn. Ivan. Time between graduation and ordination. The time between being put on the path towards the priesthood […]

Mothers Day and the Suffering of Innocents

OrthoAnalyika Show: 9 May 2010 Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast Happy Mother’s Day! Thanks to all of our mothers – not just those with children of their own, but all the ladies who take the time to love the many children of the world and of this parish family. We need you […]

A Paralytic, the Woman at the Well, and More on an Orthodox Political Economy

OrthoAnalyika Show: 2 May 2010 Note: be sure to subscribe to the podcast Homily on the Paralytic: Acts 9: 32 – 42; St. John 5 : 1 – 15 Introduction: Healing, not ReligionOur readings today give examples of Christ’s ministry to mankind (in the healing of the paralytic), and how this ministry has continued through […]