Come Receive the Light Program Schedule - September 2006
August 31, 2006
Schedule of Programs for September 2006
Topic: Same Sex Attraction Today
Guest: Fr. Thomas Hopko
What is the interpretation of the Orthodox Christian Church on the issue of
same sex marriage? Be sure to join Fr. Chris and Emmy when they speak to
Fr. Thomas Hopko who will delve into this sensitive issue from a pastoral
approach and help define human identity verses sexual fulfillment.
Topic: An Orthodox Christian Perspective on Islam
Guest: Archimandrite Daniel B.D. Byantoro
Archimandrite Daniel B. D. Byantoro understands Islam, Christianity, and
the differences between them. Be sure to tune in and listen to this
respected Orthodox leader share the fruit of his life's journey on topics
relating to Islam and Islam's interaction with Christians and the West.
Topic: An Effective Prayer Life
Guest: Fr. Roman Braga
Fr. Roman Braga returns to our program with a conversation on the
importance of effective prayer. You will be surprised to learn that prayer
is not necessarily formulated but is rather spontaneous. Fr. Braga brings
insight through his own life experience with the power of prayer. Above all
prayer is a way to re-establish a connection with God. Be sure to tune in
to a spiritually uplifting program.
Topic: Orthodox Treasured Traditions
Guest: Presbytera Mary Paloumpis Hallick, Ed.D
Have you ever wonder where we get certain traditions and customs in the
Orthodox Christian faith? Why do we break eggs after the Resurrection
service? Why do we use Koliva for the memorial services? Be sure to join
Fr. Chris and Emmy when they speak with Presbytera Mary Hallich, author of
Treasured Traditions and Customs of the Orthodox Church as Presbytera Mary
shares her insight and knowledge of different traditions and customs within
the various Orthodox Christian Churches.
Topic: Orthodox Christian Literature
Guest: Fr. Richard Rene
Join Fr. Chris and Emmy as they speak with Fr. Richard Rene, author of
Children's short stories and books. He will help clarify what elements are
necessary for good Orthodox children's literature. Be sure to listen as Fr.
Rene gives us the tools of discernment needed to judge symbolism, images
and elements of good and evil in children's literature.
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