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Ancient Faith Audio Podcasts

Ancient Faith Ministries, a department of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America with a pan-Orthodox outreach, produces a wide variety of online audio programming, including an extensive range of downloadable content, distributed via Ancient Faith Radio. It is our hope that the selection of podcasts here, which are frequently refreshed and updated, will enrich and nourish the spiritual lives of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian faithful.

Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 8:26-39
April 16, 2009
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Close to Home Promise
April 14, 2009
As Holy Week begins, we are tempted to lament the failings of Lent. Molly is challenging herself and others to stand up again and anticipate Pascha with joy and the promise of new life!

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 8:19-21
April 14, 2009
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Frederica Here and Now On the Victory of the Cross
April 13, 2009
In this final reading from St. Romanos the Melodist, Frederica gives a dramatic interpretation of the dialog between Hell and the Serpent. Please see the first post in this series for information about the source and how you can obtain it.

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Frederica Here and Now Peter’s Denial
April 13, 2009
As we continue through Holy Week, Frederica reads the narrative of Peter's denial of Christ from St. Romanos the Melodist.

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Frederica Here and Now Commentary on the Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos
April 13, 2009
Last week we enjoyed Frederica's beautiful reading of the St. Romanos's Akathist Hymn to the Theotokos. This week we have a special treat. In an extended edition of Frederica Here and Now, Frederica gives us a line by line commentary on the hymn taken from her book, "Lost Gospel of Mary".

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Frederica Here and Now On Judas
April 13, 2009
Frederica continues her reading from St. Romanos the Melodist as we begin Holy Week. Today the gripping and sobering narrative on the one who betrayed Jesus. See her earlier episode for information about the source.

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Frederica Here and Now The Akathist to the Theotokos
April 12, 2009
On Fridays during Great Lent, it is the tradition of the Church to sing a hymn to the Theotokos known as the Akathist. These beautiful words were penned by St. Romanos the Melodist and today Frederica reads her own translation of this inspring hymn taken from her book, "Lost Gospel of Mary."

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Frederica Here and Now Lamentation of the Theotokos
April 12, 2009
As we approach Holy Week, you won't want to miss this powerful reading by Frederica of the Lamentation of the Theotokos written by St. Romanos the Melodist and translated by Fr. Ephrem Lash. It was taken from the book On the Life of Christ: Kontakia, published in 1994.

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 8:9
April 10, 2009
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Frederica Here and Now Mother Agapia
April 9, 2009
Frederica interviews Mother Agapia, the sister of George Stephanopoulos. The two talk about the Service of the Holy Fire at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which Mother Agapia has witnessed in person.

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 8:4
April 9, 2009
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Coffee Cup Commentaries Parables
April 8, 2009
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All Saints Homilies Blood and Sacrifice (Hebrews 9:11-14)
April 6, 2009

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:36 Application
April 6, 2009
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Frederica Here and Now The Prayer of St. Ephraim
April 2, 2009
Frederica teases out the many possible translations from the Greek of the Prayer of St. Ephraim.

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:31
April 2, 2009
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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:24
April 1, 2009
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All Saints Homilies An Anchor for the Soul (Hebrews 6:13-20)
March 31, 2009

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:22
March 31, 2009
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Close to Home Naming the Child
March 30, 2009
Molly is prompted to write a letter to the baby she miscarried 9 years ago after reading the newly released book by Matushka Jenny Schroedel entitled "Naming the Child."

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:18
March 30, 2009
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Frederica Here and Now The Canon of St. Andrew
March 26, 2009
Frederica elaborates on the Canon of St. Andrew, a very repentant and soulful prayer that is also incredibly rich and complex.

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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 7:1
March 26, 2009
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Coffee Cup Commentaries Luke 6:43
March 25, 2009
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