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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.

The Arena Lighting Up the Darkness
February 7, 2013
The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Feb. 3, 2013 (Sunday of Zacchaeus / Synaxis of Ss. Symeon & Anna)
February 5, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew speaks about Expectation, Action, and Fulfillment, which lead to Salvation.

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The Arena Orthodox Theology in America Today with Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg)
January 30, 2013
We are pleased to offer the following interview with Archimandrite Irenei (Steenberg) entitled "Orthodox Theology in America Today." Father Irenei is the pastor of the St. Tikhon Church (ROCOR) in San Francisco, an internationally recognized scholar of patristics, former head of the Dept. of Theology at the University of Leeds (UK), founder and director of the patristics site http://www.monachos.net, prolific author, and director of the Ss. Cyril and Athanasius Orthodox Institute.

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The Arena Blazing Fire Out of the Golden Mouth
January 29, 2013
Reflections on the Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St John Chrysostom. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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All Saints Homilies The Blind Man
January 28, 2013
Fr. Pat reflects on Luke's version of the blind man in Jericho.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Jan. 27, 2013 (Relics of St. John Chrysostom)
January 28, 2013
On this Sunday, Fr. Andrew speaks about the idea of 'veiling' in the church.

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Raising Saints Heaven and Hell
January 24, 2013
Elissa shares some examples of how to teach children about the Orthodox understanding of heaven and hell.

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The Arena Mourning the Abortion Holocaust
January 22, 2013
The 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Jan. 20, 2013 (The Ten Lepers)
January 22, 2013
On this Sunday of the Ten Lepers, Fr. Andrew asks, what is our response to the Blessings of God.

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The Arena Religion and the Public Square
January 21, 2013
Mutual Interviews with Father Josiah and Barry Lynn, Executive Director of Americans for the Separation of Church and State. Learn more about Patristic Nectar Publications.

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The Arena Out of the Jordan Into the Desert
January 17, 2013
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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Jan. 13, 2013 (Sunday after Theophany)
January 14, 2013
On this Sunday after Theophany, Fr. Andrew discusses the gifts we have received from Jesus.

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Close to Home Becoming and Being
January 11, 2013
Like most converts to Orthodoxy, Molly was prepared with her answers and defenses when asked why she took this "strange road." More recently however, she is finding herself less drawn to defending her decision and more toward exhibiting the essence of Orthodox Christianity. A letter from Mother Thekla to a convert helped open her eyes.

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Raising Saints Lessons Kids Keep
January 10, 2013
When teaching Orthodoxy to children, our goal is not just to make sure that our kids know things about our faith, but rather to shepherd them in their faith. So how do we do that? Elissa shares a few ideas.

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The Arena Become a Theophany Yourself
January 8, 2013
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The Arena Keep Your Gaze Heavenward
January 7, 2013
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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Jan. 6, 2013 (Theophany)
January 7, 2013
On this Sunday of Theophany, Fr. Andrew reminds us that Theophany is the beginning of a great battle.

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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Dec. 30, 2012 (Sunday after Nativity)
January 5, 2013
On this Sunday after the Nativity, Fr. Andrew tells us that there is always hope, none of us is a lost cause.

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The Arena Love Gifts from the King
January 3, 2013
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Frederica Here and Now Women’s Ordination
January 2, 2013
Frederica argues that women's ordination is not the main reason converts come to Orthodoxy.

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The Arena The Kingdom: Now and in the Future
January 1, 2013
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Raising Saints Teaching Theophany
December 28, 2012
Elissa offers various ideas for communicating the glorious feast of Theophany to children.

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The Arena The Messiah’s Kingdom
December 28, 2012
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Roads From Emmaus Sermon Dec. 23, 2012 (Sunday before the Nativity)
December 24, 2012
On this Sunday before the Nativity, Fr. Andrew reminds us that we must put our Christmas into Christ.

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Frederica Here and Now The Cost of Independence
December 19, 2012
Frederica tries to account for why couples are increasingly living together without getting married.

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