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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.

Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 4-Temptation One
February 11, 2009

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 4-Temptation
February 10, 2009

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All Saints Homilies Do You Feel Affirmed in Worship? (Luke 18:10-14)
February 9, 2009
Do we feel "affirmed" by our worship? Should we? We can learn much from the Publican and the Pharisee.

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 4 Introduction
February 9, 2009

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Frederica Here and Now Encounters with Mary
February 5, 2009
Frederica explains how she learned to stop doubting and trust the Theotokos.

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Frederica Here and Now And Baby Makes 12!
January 29, 2009
Today we are eavesdropping on a coffee hour conversation between Frederica and Mary Klopcic, mother of 10 in a family of 12! This one will not only inspire you but make you appreciate your Orthodox faith even more!

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Frederica Here and Now Building a Temple
January 22, 2009
Frederica and her guest Tom Kehayes are in the car trying to find the van service to take her to the airport. In between getting lost a couple of times, they discuss the remarkable circumstances that led to the building of St. Innocent Orthodox Church (OCA) in Macon, GA. The structure is an exact replica (externally) of a 6th century church in Tbilisi! You will be encouraged to hear how God provided!

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Close to Home Community
January 22, 2009
By becoming integrated, through communal worship and a shared partaking of the Holy Mysteries, into the larger Body of Christ, we are often times called upon to carry on our shoulders those who are struggling, and just as often to accept our need to be carried, when we are dry as bone and have nothing to give.

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Frederica Here and Now The Role of the Monastic
January 15, 2009
Today Frederica is at the Hermitage of the Holy Cross in Wayne, WV, with her guest Fr. Seraphim. Who should be a monk and how does the monastic life contribute to the salvation of us all?

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Frederica Here and Now Surviving the Economy
January 8, 2009
Frederica is at the coffee hour in her own parish today with her guest Dn. Tom Braun as they discuss ways to make yourself more valuable on the job.

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Close to Home Absorption
January 2, 2009
Thank goodness for fresh starts and new beginnings. In this New Year, Molly challenges herself and all of us to absorb life with the attitude: Thy Will – Thy Perfect Will Be Done.

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Frederica Here and Now A Visit to IOCC
January 1, 2009
Frederica begins the New Year in the offices of International Orthodox Christian Charities speaking with Development Officer Nick Chakos. Learn more about the work of this important humanitarian organization serving Christ around the globe.

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Close to Home Silent
December 17, 2008
What gifts are you bringing to the Savior this Nativity season?

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Frederica Here and Now Hookups and Hope
December 11, 2008
Frederica comments on a recent interview in the US Catholic with Donna Freitas called Sex, Lies and the Hookup Culture. Is there hope for a turn around in society where romance trumps casual sex? In this episode, Frederica references her essay on the Disney Women and how they have changed over the years.

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Close to Home St. Nicholas Day at the Sabourins’
December 6, 2008
In this encore presentation, Molly interviews son Elijah about St. Nicholas and shares the dramatic story of this venerable Saint.

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Frederica Here and Now Growing a Parish
December 4, 2008
Today Frederica is outside for coffee hour at St. Justin Martyr Orthodox Church in Jacksonville, FL. She is talking with Fr. Ted Pisarchuk about the growth of his parish and what he has learned in the process.

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All Saints Homilies The Redemption of History (Eph. 2:4-10)
December 2, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now The Liturgy of St. James
November 27, 2008
Today we catch up with Frederica in York, PA, at a banquet at St. John Chrysostom Orthodox Church. She is sitting with Fr. Elias Yelovich, priest at the mission parish of St. James the Apostle near Baltimore. Once a year on October 23, they celebrate the Liturgy of St. James. Learn about this ancient liturgy and how it is celebrated.

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Close to Home Thankful
November 24, 2008
Before you make out your list to read at the table this coming Thursday, think about those things to be thankful for that have contributed to your salvation.

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Frederica Here and Now The Science of Music
November 20, 2008
There's a good chance you have never heard of the type of music expression Frederica discusses today around the kitchen table with her son Steve Mathewes and daughter-in-law Jocelyn. Steve is a musicologist and has just come from a "High Zero" music show.

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Frederica Here and Now The Work of IOCC
November 13, 2008
Frederica recorded a presentation by IOCC Development Director Nick Chakos and provides it for us this week on her podcast.

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Frederica Here and Now In the Diner with Archbishop Lazar
November 6, 2008
The Double T Diner is the scene of Frederica's conversation with Archbishop Lazar, Abbot of the All Saints of North America Monastery in British Columbia. While waiting for their food to arrive, they have an insightful discussion about parish life.

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Close to Home Tenacity
November 6, 2008
Pre-occupied with your own fears, self-doubt, and petty interests? Nothing that a little tenacious elbow grease won't cure.

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All Saints Homilies The Christian Life in Three Tenses (Romans 5)
October 31, 2008

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Frederica Here and Now Why CS Lewis is So Irritating! Episode 2
October 30, 2008
Today, Frederica looks at the CS Lewis classic, Miracles. Even if you have read this book, you won't want to miss Frederica's reflections on it!

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