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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.

Frederica Here and Now Byzantine Architecture
October 2, 2008
Today we get a fascinating tour of a new temple built in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Frederica is with Architect Andrew Gould as they walk through Holy Ascension Orthodox Church.

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All Saints Homilies Fishermen and Their Nets (Luke 5:1-11)
September 30, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 3
September 26, 2008
Here is the third and final part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4 and Part 2 on September 17.

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Close to Home Aflame
September 20, 2008
Our failings and inadequacies don't hold a "candle" to the Holy Flame - Glory to Thee Who Has Shown Us the Light!

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 2
September 18, 2008
Here is the second part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. Part 1 was posted on September 4.

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Frederica Here and Now September 12
September 11, 2008
On the 7th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America, Frederica reflects on the role of God's judgment and repentance.

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All Saints Homilies Nicodemus and Jesus (John 3:13-17)
September 8, 2008

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Close to Home Honorable
September 5, 2008
We often suffer with our children when they are misunderstood or falsely accused but how is Mary shown to us as the ultimate example of love and compassion through the sufferings of her own Son?

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Frederica Here and Now The Sex Revolution - Part 1
September 4, 2008
This is the first part of a talk Frederica gave on the influence of the sexual revolution in the movies. We have broken it up into three sections and next time will be part 2. The talk was delivered at the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. They recently held a conference that they called "The Sheptytsky Institute Study Days."

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All Saints Homilies The Church, Man, and Forgiveness (Matt 18:23-35)
September 1, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now Native Americans and Orthodoxy
August 28, 2008
Frederica is in Anchorage at the Alaska Native Heritage Center today talking with Orthodox convert Steven Alvarez and is interrupted only once by Alaskan wildlife!

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All Saints Homilies Testing and Faith (Matt. 17:14-23)
August 25, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now The Same God
August 21, 2008
Do all religions worship the same God? Frederica doesn't like the way the question is posed. Find out why in this episode.

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Close to Home Photo Opportunity
August 20, 2008
From the pages of the current edition of The Handmaiden, Molly reflects on her patron Saint Anna.

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All Saints Homilies Peter and Jacob
August 18, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now Transfiguration, Light, and an Icon
August 9, 2008
This week as we think about the Transfiguration of our Lord, Frederica has some interesting reflections on a particular icon of the Transfiguration from the apse of St. Catherine's Monastery in Sinai. To view the icon, click HERE for a large image, and HERE for a smaller one.

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All Saints Homilies The Life of the Early Church: Affection, Humor, Friendship
August 3, 2008

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All Saints Homilies Joseph of Arimathea
August 2, 2008
Joseph, in taking responsibility for burying Jesus, could no longer keep it secret. His assumption of that responsibility represented the resolve to make the commitment public.

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Frederica Here and Now Eastern Catholics
July 31, 2008
Today we present an interview Frederica conducted with Fr. Stephen Wojcichowsky, director of the Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute in Ottawa. They recently held a conference that they called "The Sheptytsky Institute Study Days," and Fr. Tom Hopko and Frederica were among the speakers.

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Close to Home Boundaries
July 29, 2008
Molly reflects on both friendships and evangelism and the investment of ourselves in both.

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Frederica Here and Now Standing Together
July 24, 2008
At the close of a recent talk Frederica gave, she recalls a movie she saw about World War I and the love for the brother in the trench with you on the right and on the left. She reminds us that we are saved in community.

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Close to Home Resignation
July 18, 2008
Moms are bombarded with books, articles and self-help plans toward better motherhood. But, what if you don't fit any of the molds? Here is one mother's resigned acknowledgment in the form of a letter to her kids.

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Frederica Here and Now WALL-E
July 17, 2008
What's the one thing missing from the newest animated offering from Pixar? Listen to today's episode to find out.

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Close to Home Marriage
July 11, 2008
Last week, Molly and Troy celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary and today, Molly reflects on the lessons learned over the years and gets some help from St. John Chrysostom.

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Frederica Here and Now Remember Basil from Facing East?
July 10, 2008
Frederica enjoys a conversation with Basil Athas, the very colorful member of Holy Cross who seems to be the most memorable character in Frederica's book Facing East. He is now 77, and residing in a nursing home, where he vocally evangelizes everyone in reach!

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