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Polarization: An Interview with Bishop Paul (OCA)

3/10/2019
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews The Right Reverend Paul, Bishop of Chicago and the Midwest in the Orthodox Church in America, on the present condition of polarization within the Church and the United States.

Duration:00:15:47

Miracles

2/21/2019
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Dr. Rossi reflects on the purpose and meaning of miracles in the mystery of God's plan, and calls us to become more aware of the miracles that we experience everyday.

Duration:00:12:58

Sacred Arts Initiative

2/5/2019
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Dr. Peter Bouteneff about the Sacred Arts Initiative at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary. Information about the Sacred Arts Initiative can be found here.

Duration:00:16:45

My Conversion

1/19/2019
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Dr. Albert Rossi shares his faith journey and conversion to the Orthodox Church.

Duration:00:13:17

Music as Therapy: An Interview with Dr. Carla Thomas

1/3/2019
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Dr. Carla Thomas, M.D., Trustee of St. Vladimir's Seminary, on the topic of using music as a healing therapy. Dr. Thomas is a Family Practice physician, Board Member of Orthodox Prison Ministry, member of the Brotherhood of St. Moses the Black and parishioner at St. Luke Orthodox Church in Anniston, Alabama (OCA).

Duration:00:14:53

A Seminarian’s Letter

12/18/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi shares a letter that he received from a former seminarian about the lessons that he learned and how he is sharing those insights through his ministry today.

Duration:00:11:46

Project Uganda: An Interview with Seminarian Dn. Simon Menya

12/3/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews seminarian Dn, Simon Menya on his vision for ministry in his home country called "Project Uganda." Dn. Simon is a student at Saint Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Younkers, NY.

Duration:00:15:35

Circle of Influence

11/15/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi reflects on difference between reactive and proactive approaches to life.

Duration:00:10:33

Apologetics and Evangelization: An Interview with Fr. Sergius Halvorsen

11/6/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Fr. Sergius Halvorsen on the topic of "Apologetics and Evangelization: The Dangers of Profiteering." Rev. Dr. J. Sergius Halvorsen is the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Younkers, NY.

Duration:00:14:14

Active Listening

10/23/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi talks about the meaning and importance of 'active listening.'

Duration:00:16:06

Bioethics of Gene Editing: Interview with Dr. Gayle Woloschak

10/3/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Dr. Gayle Woloschak on the topic of bioethics. Dr. Woloschak is a professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University in Chicago and an adjunct professor of Religion and Science at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago, and at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, as well as Professor of Bioethics at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY.

Duration:00:12:46

Summer Musings

9/17/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi shares his insights from his summer experiences.

Duration:00:17:08

2018 OCAMPR Conference: Interview with Dr. Philip Mamalakis

9/2/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Dr. Philip Mamalakis on the 2018 Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion (OCAMPR) Conference titled "Compliance and Resistance: Discerning the Spirit". This year's conference will be held on November 8-10 at the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Cultural Center in Somerset, New Jersey.

Duration:00:17:05

Heart of the Desert

8/17/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi shares his reflections on the book titled, "In the Heart of the Desert: The Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers" by Fr. John Chryssavgis.

Duration:00:15:13

Harlots in the Desert

8/2/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Fr. David Mezynski, Associate Dean for Student Affairs at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, on the book titled "Harlots of the Desert" by Benedicta Ward.

Duration:00:17:29

Narcissism

7/16/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi explains the narcissus myth and how the narcissistic tendency that is in all of us needs to be healed by the cross of Christ.

Duration:00:13:44

An Interview with Dr. Gayle Woloschak

7/2/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews Dr. Gayle Woloschak about OCAMPR and her life and faith journey. Dr. Woloschak, professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University in Chicago and an adjunct professor of Religion and Science at Lutheran School of Theology Chicago, and at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, as well as Professor of Bioethics at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY.

Duration:00:12:18

Introverts and Extroverts

6/14/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi discusses the difference between introverts and extroverts.

Duration:00:16:08

An Interview with Metropolitan Tikhon

5/26/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi interviews His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada about his encounter with a young girl with terminal cancer.

Duration:00:18:31

Leisure

5/10/2018
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Dr. Albert Rossi reflects on the topic of leisure and invites us to consider how to use our leisure time to restore our souls.

Duration:00:17:29