Podcasts

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

Date Episode Podcast Description
March 24, 2008 The Annunciation

On March 25, exactly 9 months before Nativity, the Church celebrates the Annunciation to the Theotokos that she will be the Mother of God. God's declaration through the angel Gabriel, however, had a contingency attached. Listen to find out what it was.

March 24, 2008 Read the Bible During Lent

Looking for an inspiring book to read during Lent? Try the Bible! Fr. Tom specifically recommends certain books of the Bible during this season.

March 23, 2008 The Healing of the Paralytic

Fr. Tom offers thoughts on the healing of the paralytic.

March 21, 2008 St. Gregory Palamas - 2nd Sunday of Lent

On the 2nd Sunday of Great Lent we remember St. Gregory Palamas and Fr. Tom instructs us on why he is so important in our theology about knowing the unknowable God.

March 19, 2008 The Pre-Sanctified Liturgy

Fr. Tom gives a meditation on the rich meaning of the pre-sanctified liturgy of Great Lent.

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March 17, 2008 The Triumph of Orthodoxy

You won't find a more concise and helpful explanation of why Orthodox Christians keep and venerate icons.

March 13, 2008 Lent - The Tithe of the Year

Great Lent is considered the tithe of the year, during which believers try to be what they ought always to be. Fr. Tom, in response to a request once made of him, shares with us a list of "things that a believer would do if he were really a believer."

March 11, 2008 Forgiveness Sunday 2 - Asking for Forgiveness

Fr. Tom considers the act of asking for forgiveness, as well as who it is we hurt when we sin.

March 7, 2008 Forgiveness Sunday - The Expulsion of Adam from Paradise

Fr. Tom reflects upon the expulsion of Adam from Paradise, one of the two themes of Forgiveness Sunday.

March 4, 2008 Psalm 137

Father Tom discusses Psalm 137, which is included in a special way during the Matins Service for the three Sundays leading up to Great Lent.