Author Archives: Father Steven Allen

Orthodox Survival Course, Class 63: Returning to Ourselves, Session 4 – The Idolatry of the Body, contd.

You can listen to an audio podcast of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc63 And when he came to himself…he arose, and came to his father – Luke 15:17, 20 The tempting word would not have led into sin those who were … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class Class 62: Returning to Ourselves, Session 3 – the Idolatry of the Body

Listen to the audio podcast of this talk at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc-62 And when he came to himself…he arose, and came to his father – Luke 15:17, 20 Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class 61: Returning to Ourselves, Session 2

And when he came to himself…he arose, and came to his father – Luke 15:17, 20 Thanks and Request for Donations Again, thanks to our donors. May the Lord reward your love with His grace! To our other listeners: please … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course Class 60 – Returning to Ourselves, Session 1

Listen to a recording of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc60 And when he came to himself…he arose, and came to his father – Luke 15:17, 20 Thanks and Request for Donations Again, thanks to our donors. May the Lord reward your … Continue reading

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In Thy light shall we see light

2 January OS 2021 – Forefeast of Theophany; St. Sylvester, Pope of Rome; St. Seraphim, Wonderworker of Sarov Listen to an audio podcast of this post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/jan2 Today, the second of January, is the day of the repose of … Continue reading

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Herod’s men come a’knocking at the door

26 December OS 2020- Second Day of the Nativity, The Synaxis of the Most Holy Theotokos Listen to an audio podcast of this blog post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/dec26-2020 The Gospel reading for today is Matthew 2: 13-23 At that time, when … Continue reading

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2021: Let us live in hope

18 December OS 2020 – Thursday of the Thirteenth Week of St. Luke; Holy Martyr Sebastian Today is the secular New Year’s Eve, and naturally everyone is thinking about 2021 and what it will bring. This year it happens that … Continue reading

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And I meditated on Thy commandments which I have greatly loved

16 December OS 2020 – Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week of St. Luke; Holy Prophet Aggaios (Haggai), St. Modestos of Jerusalem, St. Theophano the Empress Today’s Gospel reading for the daily cycle is Mark 8:22-26 – And he cometh to … Continue reading

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My words shall not pass away

11 December OS 2020 – Thursday of the Twelfth Week of St. Luke; Righteous Daniel and Luke the Stylites Today’s Gospel reading for the daily cycle is Luke 21: 28-33 – The Lord said to his disciples, Look up, and … Continue reading

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The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness comprehends it not

9 December OS 2020 – The Conception of the Theotokos by St. Anna   Today we celebrate the conception of the Most Pure Virgin Theotokos in the womb of St. Anna, who by her husband St. Joachim conceived in great old … Continue reading

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