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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.

All Saints Homilies The Consecration of the Virgin Mary
December 13, 2011
Fr. Pat uses Aristotle's four causes to explore the consecrated life of the Mother of God.

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The Arena Interview with Metropolitan Methodios of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese
December 9, 2011
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 Meatless Friday
December 7, 2011
Frederica examines a statement by the Catholic Bishops of England and Wales about reinstating the Friday fast.

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All Saints Homilies The Good Samaritan
December 7, 2011
Fr. Pat breaks the story down into three parts: the question, the parable, and the lesson.

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The Arena The Glory of God’s House on Earth
December 6, 2011
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The Arena Founders of God’s Holy Temple
November 30, 2011
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All Saints Homilies An Issue of Blood
November 28, 2011
Fr. Pat addresses the miracle of Christ healing the bleeding woman.

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The Arena The Rich Fool
November 23, 2011
Gaining wisdom in the school of the Church.

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Frederica Here and Now Heaven Is for Real
November 22, 2011
Frederica recommends the book Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo.

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Frederica Here and Now Gay Rights
November 9, 2011
Frederica discusses the subject of same-sex attraction, explaining that whether or not it's genetic is beside the point.

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The Arena The Life-Giving Power of the Word of God
November 9, 2011
Reflections on the raising of Jairus's daughter. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Interview with Archbishop Antony of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA
November 3, 2011
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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The Arena Evil Is Serious but Not Victorious
November 1, 2011
Reflections on Halloween. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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All Saints Homilies Seated, Clothed, and in Our Right Mind
October 31, 2011
Fr. Pat explains the importance of hearing the word of God, putting on Christ, and having common sense.

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Frederica Here and Now Charity
October 26, 2011
Frederica questions the wisdom of giving to the poor without asking any questions.

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The Arena What to Do as Christendom Crumbles
October 25, 2011
The Gadarene Demoniac (St. Luke 8:26-39). Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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All Saints Homilies The Word of God
October 24, 2011
Fr. Pat addresses the Word of God, the enemies of the Word, and the qualities of the heart.

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The Arena Interview with His Grace Bishop Melchisedek, Hierarch of the Orthodox Church in America
October 21, 2011
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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The Arena Beauty Speaks and Saves
October 16, 2011
The Parable of the Sower. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Interview with His Grace Bishop Jerome, Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
October 14, 2011
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 Best Friends?
October 12, 2011
Frederica examines the relatively recent phenomenon of men and women expecting their best friends to be their spouses.

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All Saints Homilies Abraham
October 12, 2011
Fr. Pat considers Abraham historically, theologically, and ethically.

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The Arena Hope is in the Lord, Not Technology
October 9, 2011
St. Luke 7:11-17. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Close to Home Salt
October 6, 2011
If Christians are to be the salt of the earth, who will be the salt of Christians? Molly begins a series of reflections on her weekend experience at a monastery.

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The Arena Interview with His Grace Bishop Longin, Hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church
October 5, 2011
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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