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Encountering Christ at the Table of the Poor - What would happen if we were to devote ourselves to the second altar as we do to the first altar? Together, let's explore how we can partake fully, not just on Sundays, but also with our encounters with all people, especially those in need, throughout the week. We invite you to join us at The Second Liturgy.

Encountering Christ at the Table of the Poor - What would happen if we were to devote ourselves to the second altar as we do to the first altar? Together, let's explore how we can partake fully, not just on Sundays, but also with our encounters with all people, especially those in need, throughout the week. We invite you to join us at The Second Liturgy.
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Encountering Christ at the Table of the Poor - What would happen if we were to devote ourselves to the second altar as we do to the first altar? Together, let's explore how we can partake fully, not just on Sundays, but also with our encounters with all people, especially those in need, throughout the week. We invite you to join us at The Second Liturgy.

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Episodes

Episode 25: Help us set the direction for the next 25

4/17/2019
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Thaniel and Timm look back at the first half year of the podcast and ask for your feedback and ideas to help plan helpful content for the future.

Duration:00:07:02

Fr. Justin Mathews Shares the Story of Nathanial Miles (and Our Theme Music)

3/30/2019
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Fr. Justin Mathews joins Timm and Thaniel to tell the story of Nathanial Miles, a man he got to know at the Nashville Rescue Mission. You'll also get to hear the song about his life that Justin wrote and recorded. You may want to grab a tissue or two before listening! Fr. Justin is currently a priest at St. Mary of Egypt Orthodox Church (stmaryofegypt.net) and director of Reconciliation Services (rs3101.org) in Kansas City, Missouri. Follow @recociliationservices on Facebook and Instagram to...

Duration:00:14:57

Reflecting on Our Visit to St. John the Compassionate Mission (Pilgrimage, Part 9 of 9)

3/23/2019
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Thaniel and Timm Wenger share some thoughts about their first visit to St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Ontario. This is part 9 in a series. Learn more about St. John the Compassionate Mission: stjohnsmission.org Good Neighbours Drop-in Center: www.goodneighboursmission.org St. Zoticos Orthodox Church: www.stzoticos.org St. John's Bakery: www.stjohnsbakery.com St. John's Thrift Store: www.stjohnsmission.org/thrift-store

Duration:00:16:15

Oases of Humanity, Interview with Fr. Roberto Ubertino (Pilgrimage, Part 8 of 9)

3/16/2019
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Fr. Roberto Ubertino shares a bit about how the St. John the Compassionate Mission got started. He talks about the needs in society that can only be met by the Church. With the power of the Holy Spirit and creativity, everyone's gifts can be used to become a place of love, welcome, and togetherness.

Duration:00:14:10

Rich in My Heart, Interview with Joanna (Pilgrimage, Part 7 of 9)

3/9/2019
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Joanna, a member of St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Ontario, shares how she has found her place of belonging and serving in the St. John's community.

Duration:00:10:20

The Church Is the Heart of the World, Interview with Fr. Nicolaie Atitiene (Pilgrimage, Part 6 of 9)

3/2/2019
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Fr. Nicolaie Atitienei, of St. Silouan Orthodox Church and St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, shares about the role of the church in the community. "We don't bring Christ to the people. We meet Christ within the relationship."

Duration:00:22:51

A Community of Misfits, Interview with Brothers of Mercy (Pilgrimage, Part 5 of 9)

2/23/2019
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Luke and Jonathan, two of the Brothers of Mercy at St. John the Compassionate Mission, share about living a life of prayer, community, and ministry among "misfits" in Toronto, Ontario. Check out our blog for reflections on our conversation with Brother David: www.thesecondliturgy.com/blog. Learn more about St. John the Compassionate Mission at www.stjohnsmission.org..

Duration:00:18:26

A Place of Togetherness and Healing, Interview with Daniel Gray (Pilgrimage, Part 4 of 9)

2/16/2019
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Daniel Gray, chair of the board of St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Ontario, shares how he has found his place of belonging and serving in the St. John's community.

Duration:00:15:33

Give Me This Stranger, Interview with Deacon Paul Tadros (Pilgrimage, Part 3 of 9)

2/9/2019
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Deacon Paul Tadros, of St. Silouan Orthodox Church and St. John the Compassionate Mission, shares how the community cares for the "who's who of the marginalized" in life and in death. This part 2 of our interview with Dn. Paul.

Duration:00:11:50

Holiness in Unconventional Ways, Interview with Deacon Paul Tadros (Pilgrimage, Part 2 of 9)

2/2/2019
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Deacon Paul Tadros, of St. Silouan Orthodox Church and St. John the Compassionate Mission, introduces us to icons in the church and tells stories of members of the community. This is part 1 of our interview with Dn. Paul.

Duration:00:13:20

Overview of St. John the Compassionate Mission and Related Ministries (Pilgrimage, Part 1 of 9)

1/26/2019
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Thaniel and Timm Wenger give an overview of their first visit to St. John the Compassionate Mission in Toronto, Ontario. This is part 1 in a series. Learn more about St. John the Compassionate Mission: stjohnsmission.org St. Silouan the Athonite Mission: www.stsilouan.org Good Neighbours Drop-in Center: www.goodneighboursmission.org St. Zoticos Orthodox Church: www.stzoticos.org St. John's Bakery: www.stjohnsbakery.com/ St. John's Thrift Store: www.stjohnsmission.org/thrift-store

Duration:00:08:58

Book Reviews: Walking Humbly…To Give A Beautiful Witness

1/19/2019
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Thaniel and Timm discuss highlights of two books put out by St. John the Compassionate Mission: Walking Humbly: The Holiness of the Poor and To Give A Beautiful Witness. Listen to these episodes to hear their earlier interview with Fr. Roberto, founder of St. John the Compassionate Mission: Part 1 and Part 2.

Duration:00:10:25

Take the Generosity Challenge

1/12/2019
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Bill Marianes of the Stewardship Calling podcast shares the Generosity Challenge with us. Listen to more from Bill at Stewardship Calling.

Duration:00:11:43

The Poor Are Given for Our Salvation: an Interview with Fr. Barnabas Powell

1/5/2019
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Thaniel Wenger interviews Fr. Barnabas Powell about the theology and practice of interacting with those in need. Learn more about Fr. Barnabas's ministry, Faith Encouraged at his website (faithencouraged.org), podcasts (Faith Encouraged Daily and Faith Encouraged Live), blog (blogs.ancientfaith.com/faithencouraged), and book (A Faith Encouraged).

Duration:00:10:45

Wealth, Poverty, Generosity: A Few of Our Favorite Quotes

12/29/2018
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To end the year, Timm and Thaniel, with help from Kristina, share some of their favorite quotes from Church fathers and mothers about wealth, poverty, philanthropy, almsgiving, and generosity. Let us be attentive.

Duration:00:14:31

Love to the End: An interview with filmmakers Anberin Pasha and Emanuel Sabau

12/22/2018
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Timm and Thaniel speak with Anberin Pasha and Emanuel Sabau about the new documentary Love to the End. The film features the story of Mother Maria of Paris, a saint of our times, through the lives of contemporary people. Find out more at lovetotheend.com.

Duration:00:13:47

Mother Maria of Paris

12/15/2018
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It's time for a saint story! Timm and Thaniel share an excerpt of the Tending the Garden of Our Hearts podcast about Mother Maria of Paris in preparation for an upcoming episode featuring the filmmakers of a new film about her life and those impacted by her story. Listen to the Tending the Garden episode that includes questions for families to consider. Subscribe to the weekly Tending the Garden podcast. Learn more about the new Love to the End documentary.

Duration:00:10:28

Motivations: To Be Seen or Not Seen

12/8/2018
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Thaniel and Timm talk about the temptation to not give charitably out of fear of wrong motives, specifically the concern of being seen by others. (Excerpt from Tending the Garden of our Hearts podcast used by permission.)

Duration:00:07:35

Our friend Richard

12/1/2018
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Thaniel and Timm talk about their family's interactions with Richard, a gentleman in our neighborhood who is experiencing homelessness. What are ways that we can love and serve him in ways that are in his best interest and without inadvertently causing harm? Listen to the end for details about the December coffee giveaway (and don't forget to enter by December 4, 2018)! Visit www.thesecondliturgy.com.

Duration:00:14:51

Book and Movie Review: Same Kind of Different As Me

11/24/2018
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Thaniel and Timm talk about themes and lessons in Same Kind of Different As Me. A wealthy couple whose marriage is on the rocks befriends a local homeless man who changes their perspectives in this inspiring true story. The book is a New York Times bestseller (check your local library) and the movie is available on Netflix.

Duration:00:12:05