Author Archives: Father Steven Allen

St. Irene Rector’s Message – June 2020

Today I posted this Rector’s Message for June at our parish website, saint-irene.com O Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of Truth, Who art everywhere present and fillest all things.  Treasury of good things and Giver of life, come and dwell in us, … Continue reading

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Our life is hid with Christ in God

15/28 May 2020 – Thursday of the Sixth Week of Pascha, The Ascension of the Lord After the high point of Holy Week and Pascha, a lot of Orthodox slack off and start focusing on their worldly plans for the … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course Class 54: Recent History, The Great Imposture – The Bolshevik Revolution Class 1

You can listen to a podcast of this blog post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc-54 Christ is Risen! Thanks and Request for Donations Again, thanks to our donors. May the Lord reward your love with His grace! To our other listeners: please consider … Continue reading

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The man of divine desires

25 April OS 2020 – Third Friday of Pascha; Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark Listen to an audio podcast of this blog post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/3-pascha-fri Today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 8:40-9:19) is the famous account of … Continue reading

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Orthodox Survival Course, Class 53: Recent History, the Great Imposture – Session 1

Listen to the podcast of this talk at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/osc53 Thanks and Request for Donations Again, thanks to our donors. May the Lord reward your love with His grace! To our other listeners: please consider a gift to help me out. … Continue reading

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Thou Who alone knowest the secrets of our hearts

23 April OS 2020 – Third Wednesday of Pascha; Holy Great Martyr George In today’s reading from the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 8:18-25), St. Peter rebukes Simon Magus for trying to buy the grace of the Holy Spirit: In … Continue reading

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VI Lent Friday – Going Home

You can listen to a podcast of this blog post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/vilentfri And Jacob ceased giving charges to his sons; and having lifted up his feet on the bed, he died, and was gathered to his people. And Joseph fell … Continue reading

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VI Thursday – Let Us Die With Him That We May Rise With Him

You can listen to a podcast of this blog post at And Israel departed, he and all that he had, and came to the well of the oath; and he offered sacrifice to the God of his father Isaac. And … Continue reading

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VI Lent Wednesday – Go to Joseph

You can listen to a podcast of this blog post at https://www.spreaker.com/user/youngfaithradio/vilentwed And Joseph entered into the house, and they brought him the gifts which they had in their hands, into the house; and they did him reverence with their … Continue reading

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VI Lent Tuesday – True Riches

You can listen to a podcast of this blog post at http://orthodoxtruth.org/uncategorized/vi-lent-tuesday-true-riches/ And the Lord said to Jacob, Return to the land of thy father, and to thy family, and I will be with thee. And Jacob sent and called … Continue reading

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