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The live and recorded podcast of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary - The Spirit of Saint Tikhon's aims to give you an audible glimpse into the life of the seminary and monastery.

The live and recorded podcast of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary - The Spirit of Saint Tikhon's aims to give you an audible glimpse into the life of the seminary and monastery.

Location:

United States

Description:

The live and recorded podcast of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary - The Spirit of Saint Tikhon's aims to give you an audible glimpse into the life of the seminary and monastery.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dr David Ford: From his edited works in 3 Volumes—Sing To Your Soul

3/30/2022
Interview with Dr David Ford--from his edited works in 3 Volumes--Sing To Your Soul--in this brief interview, the beautiful words of Chrysostom on the Cross--during the Week of the Cross.

Duration:00:20:18

Women and Men in the Early Church: The Vision of St. John Chrysostom.

11/18/2021
Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History, discusses his book Women and Men in the Early Church: the Vision of St. John Chrysostom with Dn. Maximus.

Duration:01:01:20

The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry

11/15/2021
Fr. John Parker interviews the Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM), Niko Petrogeorge.

Duration:00:46:36

Micah Breland

11/11/2021
Micah Breland grew up in a faithful Christian home, then discovered the Orthodox Church when he met his wife. Having always felt a call to serve God and others, he is now a first year at St. Tikhon's pursuing a vocation to the Holy Priesthood.

Duration:00:35:23

Meet Seminarian Mark Solomon

10/31/2021
Mark Solomon is a first year seminarian from the Diocese of the West. Mark grew up in a Protestant home, but found himself turning away from faith in his younger years. He is now an Orthodox Christian and pursuing a call to the priesthood at St. Tikhon's.

Duration:00:23:34

Covid and Vaccines - Part Two

9/28/2021
Fr. John Parker, Dean of St Tikhon's Seminary, hosts Dr Ryan Sampson Nash, MD, MA, for part two of a discussion about COVID and the vaccines. Dr Nash will address questions and feedback from part one.

Duration:01:01:02

COVID and the Vaccines

8/23/2021
Fr. John Parker, Dean of St Tikhon's Seminary, hosts Dr. Ryan Sampson Nash, MD, MA, in a discussion about COVID and the vaccines. Dr. Nash will discuss, from the bioethical perspective, as a faithful Orthodox Christian and physician, the nuances of the vaccines and their relationship to medicine in general.

Duration:03:29:20

Dr David C Ford, on his book, “Sing to Your Soul” Vol 1

8/5/2021
Sing to Your Soul - Vol 1

Duration:00:16:35

Ministry on the Frontlines: Orthodox College Ministry in the Age of Wokeness

11/19/2020
Fr John Parker, Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary, speaks live with Fr. Robert Miclean, who founded Annapolis College Ministry more than a decade ago, reaching many college students on the campuses of the US Naval Academy and St John's College. Many baptisms—and at least one priest—have come directly through this ministry. You can reach Fr. Robert at Fr.RobertMiclean@gmail.com.

Duration:01:04:13

The Life of St. John Kochurov

11/1/2020
Fr. John Parker dean of St.Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary interviews Fr. John Wheling at St. John Kochurov Mission parish in Rogers Arkansas discussing the life and witness of St. John and his relevance to the church. His feast day is October 31.

Duration:01:20:43

Treasure in a Box

5/16/2020
Fr John Parker, Dean, interviews Mary Lowell, founder of Hexaemeron, about long-time friend and master Iconographer, Xenia Pokrovsky, discussing Xenia's life, work, and connection to St Tikhon's.

Duration:00:43:31

How Do We Find Christ in Our Suffering?

4/15/2020
For we know all things work for the greater good of those who love God. Fr. John Parker and Archimandrite Sergius.

Duration:00:57:10

On the Burial of the Divine Body of our Lord

4/14/2020
Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St Tikhon's Seminary, reads a sermon by St. Epiphanius of Cyprus, 4th Century, titled "On the Burial of the Divine Body of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Joseph of Arimathaea, and on the Lord's Descent into Hades, which, after His Saving Passion, Wonderously Ensued on the Holy and Great Saturday." Dr. Ford has read this sermon for the past 15 years over the Tomb of our Lord Jesus Christ, on Holy Friday night.

Duration:00:40:53

Vocation

4/9/2020
Fr. John Parker, Dean of St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary, and Fr. Chad Hatfield, President of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, share their own callings to the priesthood and discuss that vital question, "How do I know if the Lord is calling me?" Please see the attachment associated with this episode which is a PDF of a helpful article by Mother Christophora on Fostering Vocations in the Church.

Duration:01:13:46

St. John Chrysostom Encourages Deaconess Olympia In a Time of Trial

4/4/2020
Dr. David C. Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon's Seminary, and Fr. John Parker, Dean of the Seminary, discuss the events leading up to the crisis, precipitated by St. John Chrysostom's unjust and unexpected deposition from his office of Archbishop of Constantinople, and his subsequent exile to eastern Asia Minor. Then Dr. David gives a dramatic reading from Letter Seven, from his translation of St. John Chrysostom's Letters to St. Olympia, in which St. John expresses his great...

Duration:00:49:19

St. John Chrysostom on Statues

4/2/2020
We are in an unusual time in our world as we see a global pandemic sweep from country to country. It was also a very difficult and surreal time in Antioch at the beginning of Great Lent in 386, after the tax riot and the desecration of the statues of Emperor Theodosius the Great and his family. The impending wrathful retribution hung over the terrified city like a suspended sword. It was in this time that St. John Chrysostom preached his amazing Homilies on the Statues, winning the undying...

Duration:00:36:04

The Liturgy of the Heart

4/2/2020
Archimandrite Sergius, the Abbot of St Tikhon’s Monastery—the oldest Orthodox monastery in North America—has recently posted a few short reflections on Facebook titled “The Liturgy of the Heart.” Fr. John Parker, Dean of St. Tikhon’s Seminary, hosts Fr. Sergius on a live show on Thursday, April 2, at 3 PM Eastern on Ancient Faith Radio. From one of Fr. Sergius’ recent videos: “Let us dust off the altar of our heart, place the Gospel back in the center, take what is given to us in this life...

Duration:00:58:22

Fr. Colin Barker

3/26/2020
Fr. Colin grew up as the son of a Lutheran pastor, and became Orthodox shortly before joining the Marine Corps. Through the prayers of the Theotokos, Fr. Colin met his wife and eventually came to seminary. He is now a priest in the Antiochian Orthodox Archdiocese and a third-year seminarian.

Duration:00:25:43

Fr. Silouan Burns

3/25/2020
Fr. Silouan Burns grew up as a Protestant Christian with a calling to the ministry. After serving as a pastor in various Churches and living in the Philippines, he found the Orthodox Church. He is now a third-year seminarian and a priest in the Orthodox Church in America.

Duration:00:39:26

Melvin Matthai

3/16/2020
Melvin Matthai grew up in the Malankara Orthodox Church, living in Kerala, India until the age of 12. After reconsidering the meaning and purpose of his life, he is now a second year seminarian at St. Tikhon's.

Duration:00:25:50