Monthly Archives: June 2009

TODAY: Ancient Faith Radio’s Funding

Ancient Faith Radio’s June donation budget was $8,000 and as of this last day in June (2:10 PM), they are $1,286 short short. UPDATE: As of 10:40 PM — only $800 short of the goal! If you can help, please … Continue reading

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Ancient Image of Ss Peter & Paul

This faded face, with a pointed beard and furrowed brow, is believed to be the oldest image in existence of St Paul the Apostle. Vatican archaeologists uncovered the fresco in a catacomb beneath Rome with the help of a laser, … Continue reading

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Orthodox Houston on Russian TV (Путешествие в США, часть 1)

A while back, a Russian television crew was in Texas filming a segment for the popular Russian news show “Orthodox Encyclopedia”. The film crew spent an afternoon at St George, Houston. This link will take you to a 24 minute … Continue reading

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American Converts in Syria

I recently sat down with Fr Matthew MacKay (St Joseph, Houston) and Fr Richard Petranek (St Paul, Houston), both American Converts, and spoke with them about their recent mission trip to Syria, their meeting with the Patriarch, the holy sites, … Continue reading

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RECONCILIATION: Anglicans & Orthodox?

What would it take for this reconciliation to occur? The Metropolitan [JONAH] was explicit: Full affirmation of the orthodox Faith of the Apostles and Church Fathers, the seven Ecumenical Councils, the Nicene Creed in its original form (without the filioque … Continue reading

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On Honeymoons and John the Baptist

First things first, let me just say that I hope you all have a wonderful honeymoon! And may God grant you many years! You are preparing for the HONEYMOON, yes? Remember? June 23rd is what’s known as Midsummer Night’s Eve. … Continue reading

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Hot Rockin’, Flame Throwin’, But Old Timey

Ladies and Gentlemen … Welcome to the inaugural edition of my new Orthodox radio program: Hot Rockin’, Flame Throwin’, But Old Timey! Gone will be that sweet ol’ homey Orthodixie Podcast show intro, swapped out for a hipper & edgier … Continue reading

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