Below are podcasts from St. Vladimir's Seminary faculty and staff.
|June 16, 2008||
The Holy Spirit
The day after Pentecost is the Feast of the Holy Spirit in the Orthodox Church and Fr. Thomas uses it to examine more closely the "Spirit who proceeds from the Father."
|June 12, 2008||
Fr. Thomas looks at the roots of Pentecost-- the coming of the Spirit-- in Old Testament worship.
|June 6, 2008||
The Sunday of the Holy Fathers
Fr. Thomas takes a closer look at the seventh Sunday of Pascha - the Sunday between Ascension and Pentecost.
|May 29, 2008||
Granting Sight to the Blind Man
What does this miracle of Christ tell us about the blind man, about God, about Jesus and ultimately, about us?
|May 26, 2008||
Fr. Thomas outlines a hypothetical commencement address he would give to graduates of all faiths and beliefs, then blesses us with his actual address last year to the graduates of St. Vladimir's.
|May 19, 2008||
The Book of Acts
Comparing the two sources for readings during the Paschal season-- the Acts of the Apostles and the Gospel of John.
|May 15, 2008||
The Healing of the Paralytic
Fr. Thomas enumerates the seven great messianic signs of Jesus in St. John's Gospel, focusing on the healing of the paralytic at Bethesda.
|May 1, 2008||
The Myrrhbearing Women
Fr. Thomas examines who the Myrrhbearing Women were and clears up some misconceptions about Mary Magdalene in the process.
|April 30, 2008||
The Descent of Jesus into Hades
Fr. Thomas uses the Paschal icon as an opportunity to clear up some misconceptions about Sheol/Hades and Gehenna/Hell.
|April 24, 2008||
Great and Holy Friday
Fr. Thomas examines the Mystery of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of our Lord and how it led to the re-creation of the world.