Podcasts

Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.

Date Episode Podcast Description
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.

July 7, 2009 Mother Raphaela - Part Two

This special episode features part two of the commencement address of Mother Raphael, the Abbess of the Monastery of the Holy Myrrhbearers, to the graduates of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary.

July 7, 2009 Mother Raphaela - Part Two

This special episode features part two of the commencement address of Mother Raphael, the Abbess of the Monastery of the Holy Myrrhbearers, to the graduates of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Seminary.