Sarasum Corda

Posted on : June 30, 2008 | Category : Liturgy
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During this portion of the Liturgy, that occurs before the blessed and sacred moment in the Liturgy where bread and wine are made into the real Body and Blood of our Lord Jesus Christ, the priest prays while holding his hands high and moving them like the wings of the flying dove over the bread and wine and sings praises to the Lord.

At this moment, the Church along with all the heavenly beings praise the Father, and just as in Luke 3:22, “And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am well pleased.”
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Christ and the One, Holy, Catholic & Apostolic Church

Posted on : June 28, 2008 | Speaker: Tenny Thomas | Category : Doctrine
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Tenny Thomas, Director of FOCUS for the American Diocese of the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, introduced the topic of “Christ and the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church” during the first Orthodox Faith Seminar of 2008 was conducted at St Gregorios Orthodox Cathedral in Bellwood, IL on January 12, 2008.
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Scripture, Canon of Truth, Tradition & Succession

Posted on : June 28, 2008 | Speaker: Dn. G. John | Category : Bible
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Dn. Gheevarghese John gives a wonderful explanation on misunderstandings of the Orthodox Church and the importance of the Holy Scripture. This was the second Chicago Faith Seminar was held at St Gregorios Orthodox Church in Oak Park, IL on February 16, 2008.

Additional sermons and teachings from Dn. John can be found at http://www.wotcm.mypodcast.com.
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The Role of the Saints

Posted on : June 28, 2008 | Speaker: Dn. Abey George | Category : Bible
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Abey George, while still a student of St Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary, taught during the 4th Faith Seminar in the 2008 Chicago Faith Series on important concepts and common misunderstandings of the role of the Saints in the early Church.

The presentation was given at St Mary’s Orthodox Church in Oak Lawn, IL on May 17, 2008.
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