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Having a “Great” Lent at any Stage of Life

3/20/2019
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Dr Randa Anderson about building upon the pillars of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving during the lenten season. Specific and practical suggestions for families are offered for consideration.

Duration:00:21:27

Nurturing Marriage

3/6/2019
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Presvytera Kerry Pappas regarding practical steps on nurturing our marriage relationship.

Duration:00:21:38

Leading Our Children Through Great Lent

2/20/2019
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Elissa Bjeletich on practical steps for guiding our families through the holy season of Great Lent

Duration:00:25:21

Sacred Music in our Homes

2/6/2019
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Mari McMullen on the blessings of integrating the liturgical hymns of our faith into our homes and with our families.

Duration:00:14:07

Screenagers: Challenge of Parenting in the Digital Age

1/23/2019
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Dr. Georgette Constantinou on the physical, emotional, and spiritual impact of screen usage (phone, laptop, game monitor, etc.) on all members of the family.

Duration:00:19:38

Observations from a Family Attorney

1/9/2019
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Fr Alex Goussetis interviews Angela Kusturiss on issues relating to separation and divorce and the overall impact on couples, children, and family members.

Duration:00:24:31

Parenting: Two Becoming One

12/12/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Paul and Cindy Karos on helping parents to work together on prioritizing the goals of leading (and keeping) their children focused on Christ.

Duration:00:27:14

Marriage Maintenance

11/27/2018
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Fr Leonard Herrem, a trained marriage and family therapist, on a framework for maintaining a healthy marriage relationship.

Duration:00:26:02

Anxiety & the Holiday Season

11/13/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Dr. Ary Christofidis about the reasons why people suffer from anxiety during the holidays, and resources to help us enjoy the Thanksgiving & Christmas season.

Duration:00:20:38

Elder Thaddeus on Family Life

10/29/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis offers a reflection on the chapter on family life from the book Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives by Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica.

Duration:00:13:28

Connecting Young Adults Through Faith & Service

9/20/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Jonathan Metasophia on young adult perspectives of the Church. Jonathan is an adjunct instructor at Hellenic College where he teaches a two-semester contextual education course called Community Engagement.

Duration:00:20:00

An “Outsiders” Visit to a Monastery

9/6/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis offers a book review and commentary on Living With the Monks: What Turning Off My Phone Taught Me About Happiness, Gratitude, & Focus, authored by entrepreneur Jesse Itzler.

Duration:00:20:53

Homeschooling our Children - Part 2

8/22/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis interviews Fr. Demetrios and Presvytera Shelly Tsikouris on the daily practice and experience of homeschooling and its impact on family life.

Duration:00:24:07

Homeschooling our Children - Part 1

8/8/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Fr. Noah Bushelli, Director of Homeschooling for the Antiochian Archdiocese, on the many resources available to assist and support families that homeschool their children.

Duration:00:31:29

The Power of Art & Literature for Children

7/23/2018
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Fr Alex Goussetis speaks with Dorrie Papademetriou on how art and literature, including the beauty of icons, can shape the physical, emotional, and spiritual lives of our children.

Duration:00:18:36

“Speaking the Truth in Love” (Eph 4:15): Improving Family Communication

7/5/2018
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Fr Alex Goussetis draws upon examples in Scripture, specifically the methods of communication modeled by Jesus Christ, to improve our style of communication with family members.

Duration:00:14:45

Inter-Christian Marriage: Ministering to the non-Orthodox Spouse

6/19/2018
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Fr Alex Goussetis interviews Rev. Dr. Nicholas Verdaris on the role that the parish priest, the parish community, and the families involved each play in ministering to those in inter-Christian marriages.

Duration:00:28:01

Motherhood & Orthodox Theology

6/5/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis talks with Dr Carrie Frederick Frost on liturgical, theological, and practical perspectives of the role of motherhood in the Church.

Duration:00:25:47

Establishing Healthy Boundaries with In-Laws in Marriage

5/14/2018
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Fr Alex Goussetis interviews Dr. Ary Christofidis on the common conflicts between couples and in-laws and the importance of establishing/developing healthy boundaries.

Duration:00:24:54

Family Internet Safety

4/30/2018
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Fr. Alex Goussetis speaks with Jamil Samara, Director of the Department of Internet Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, on the potential dangers, safeguards, and blessings of internet use for families.

Duration:00:25:17