Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.
|September 9, 2009||
When Bishops Disappoint
Throughout the history of the Church, there have been moments of scandal and disappointment with various hierarchs of the Church. How are we to respond as faithful Orthodox Christians? Fr. Tom shares his reflections.
|September 4, 2009||
The Gate Facing East
Fr. Thomas teaches about the Feast of the Nativity of the Theotokos.
|August 28, 2009||
Happy New (Church) Year!
September 1 marks the beginning of the Church year and Fr. Tom Hopko is meditating on the meaning of times and seasons in Church life.
|August 27, 2009||
The Greatest Born of Woman - St. John the Baptist - Part 2
In commemoration of the Feast of his beheading, Fr. Tom continues his discussion of the Prophet, Forerunner and Baptizer, John.
|August 25, 2009||
Crossroad- Orthodox Youth Take the Challenge - Part 2
Fr. Tom speaks with two students and a leader in the Crossroad program.
|August 20, 2009||
The Greatest Born of Woman - St. John the Baptist - Part 1
With the Feast Day of the Beheading of St. John approaching (August 29), Fr. Thomas examines the Prophet, Forerunner and Baptizer, John.
|August 11, 2009||
Crossroad- Orthodox Youth Take the Challenge
Fr. Tom interviews the leaders of the Crossroad program at Hellenic College in Brookline, MA. Crossroad is intended to help High School students discern their life callings, matching their personal gifts with the needs of the world. His guests are Ann Bezzerides, Mary Long, and Dan Belonic. He referenced in this interview his very informative eight-part AFR podcast series on the Church and State.
In the next program, Fr. Tom will interview some of the participants in Crossroad.
|August 8, 2009||
The Resurrection School of Theology in Albania
In his final interview series from Albania, Fr. Tom talks with John and Aleks from the Resurrection School of Theology in Albania.
|July 29, 2009||
4 U.S. Missionaries to Albania
In his continuing interview series from Albania, Fr. Tom interviews four US missionaries including full time OCMC missionary Pamela Anastasia Barksdale.
|July 12, 2009||
Missionary to Albania Nathan Hoppe
The next interview from Albania is with veteran OCMC missionary Nathan Hoppe. Fr. Tom references a recording of Nathan's late wife Lynette made only a week or two before she died. That recording was featured on AFR in an interview with Fr. Luke Veronis and can be heard HERE. You can purchase Fr. Luke's book by clicking HERE. For Lynette's pictorial album about the re-birth of the Church in Albania, click HERE.