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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 The Two Sides of the World: The Light and the Darkness
January 11, 2011
Fr. Josiah explains how we renew our hearts and minds through our repentance and encourages us to take action to follow Christ into the light.

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All Saints Homilies To Each and To All (Eph. 4:7-13)
January 10, 2011

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Frederica Here and Now Interview with Fr. Hans Jacobse
January 7, 2011
Frederica interviews Fr. Hans Jacobse about a formal debate he had with atheist Matthew Dillahunty regarding morality. She also shares a recipe for vegan pancakes!

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Roads From Emmaus Voice From Antioch:  Salvation in Christ - Part 2a
January 5, 2011
Fr. Andrew continues his series on St. Ignatius with a study of his view what it means to be a Christian.

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Close to Home 2011 - Letting Go
January 5, 2011
A long winter hike in the woods and a reflection on what is really important to focus on in the New Year.

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The Arena The Path of Obedience
January 4, 2011
It saves men, lifts us up, and produces submission, harmony, and boldness.

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All Saints Homilies Who is Jesus? (Mark 1:1-8)
January 3, 2011
Jesus is our Holy One, our Mediator, and our Brother.

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The Arena Christ, the Incarnate Word of God, and the Most Holy Theotokos
December 26, 2010
The Master Pedagogue stoops low in humility out of love in order to elevate, while the Virgin Mary exemplifies purity blossoming from humility.

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Frederica Here and Now Yellow and Pink
December 24, 2010
Frederica reads the children's book Yellow and Pink by William Steig.

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Frederica Here and Now Best of Russia
December 16, 2010
Frederica and her husband Fr. Gregory discuss the pilgrimage they will be making to Russia in July of 2011—a trip that you can take with them via Orthodox Tours.

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Roads From Emmaus Voice From Antioch:  Martyrdom - Part 1b
December 14, 2010
In the second half of part one, Fr. Andrew talks more extensively about martyrdom and the statement by St. Ignatius: "I am God's wheat and shall be ground by the teeth of wild animals."

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Frederica Here and Now Protevangelion 2
December 11, 2010
Frederica discusses the Protevangelion.

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The Arena Living the New Life in Christ
December 5, 2010
Homily preached by Fr. Lawrence Margitich, pastor of St. Seraphim of Sarov Church in Santa Rosa, California.

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The Arena How the Church Is Baptized!
December 4, 2010
Building a holy temple, not just outwardly but inwardly. Presented by Fr. Lawrence Margitich, pastor of St. Seraphim of Sarov Church in Santa Rosa, California.

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Frederica Here and Now The Protevangelion of James
December 3, 2010
A reading of the "Lost Gospel of Mary" (Frederica's name for it), from her book of that title. The scholarly name is "the Protevangelion of James" (or "protevangelium" in Latin). It is a timely story for Nativity Fast because it covers the Virgin's life from her conception through the birth of Christ and the slaughter of the innocents.

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Roads From Emmaus Voice From Antioch:  Martyrdom - Part 1a
December 1, 2010
In a new series beginning today, Fr. Andrew presents a study of major themes of the Orthodox Christian faith as found in the letters of the 2nd century martyr and third bishop of Antioch, Ignatius the God-bearer.

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The Arena Embracing the Cross: Lessons from the Life of the First-Called
November 29, 2010

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The Arena The Unseen War: Countering the Fiery Missiles Aimed at Us by Demons
November 28, 2010

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All Saints Homilies En Garde! (Ephesians 6:10-17)
November 28, 2010
Putting on the panoply, the full armor of God.

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Frederica Here and Now Kristin Lavransdatter
November 27, 2010
Frederica shares her thoughts on Kristin Lavransdatter, a novel by Norwegian author and Nobel Laureate Sigrid Undset.

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The Arena Keeping Promises: The Tragedy of Adam’s “No” and the Triumph of the Virgin’s “Yes”
November 21, 2010

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All Saints Homilies Dedicated Lives (The Presentation of the Theotokos)
November 21, 2010
Fr. Pat contrasts the childhood dedication and life of Mary with that of Hannibal.

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Frederica Here and Now Gay Marriage
November 18, 2010
Frederica shares her perspective on the legalization of gay marriage.

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Close to Home Guide My Thoughts and Feelings
November 16, 2010
As Molly continues her reflections on the Morning Prayer attributed to Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow, she turns her attention to the phrase "guide my thoughts and feelings."

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The Arena “Who is My Neighbor?”: Fleeing Self-Justification & Performing Deeds of Compassion
November 14, 2010

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