There's an unfortunate, but widespread, anti-Western bias that pervades much Orthodox writing, teaching, and preaching. It can be a huge barrier that not only turns off potential converts to the Church, but also a barrier for Orthodox people to think clearly and charitably. Fr. Patrick Cardine joins Stephen to talk about his diagnosis of this problem in a recent article he wrote for The Basilian Journal.
What is the season of Advent? Stephen is joined by Fr. Patrick Cardine to talk about the history and character of this singular season on the Church Calendar.
The music of St. Patrick Orthodox Church: https://www.stpatrickorthodox.org/shop
Video series on the O Antiphons by Church of the Advent Orthodox Mission: https://youtu.be/4o0Wa11vrJc
Stephen talks with Fr. Patrick Cardine about Septuagesima-tide (or pre-Lent).
Stephen talks with Fr. Patrick Cardine about the character of Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany in the Western Rite.
Stephen and Fr. John Fenton discuss the history of Halloween, All Saints and All Souls Days, and what we're to make of our current cultural and liturgical situation.
Stephen and Fr. Patrick talk through some objections raised against the Western Rite and respond.
The Keynote address by Met. JOSEPH at the 2018 AWRV Conference.
Fr. Patrick Cardine discusses the history of the Western Rite and what its purpose is.