Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for April 2010

Tuesday, March 30, 2010


Come Receive the Light Schedule of Programs for April 2010

Orthodox Christian Network
Come Receive the Light Radio Program
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April 2
Speaker: Fr. Timothy Chrapko
Topic: Paschal Liturgy
On this year's Paschal episode of Come Receive the Light, Fr. Timothy Chrapko, associate pastor at St. Volodymyr's Ukrainian Orthodox Church in Alberta, Canada, joins us to talk about the Paschal liturgy. And we'll also hear fromDr. Vladimir Morosan, the founder and president of Musica Russica, the largest publisher of Russian choral music outside of Russia. He and his wife are also the and Program Directors for OCN's online radio station The Rudder and the producers of OCN's "Icons in Sound" podcast. Vlad will tell us a little about Musica Russica's CD entitled Lamenations, which features the music of Holy Week from a wide range of Orthodox Traditions and is a fantastic CD to play in your homes during the Lenten and Paschal seasons.

April 9
Speaker: Fr. Demetri Tonias
Topic: Judaism & Christianity in the 4th century
On today's episode of Come Receive the Light, Fr. Demetrios Tonias, the pastor of Holy Archangels Greek Orthodox Church in Watertown, MA, is back for the fourth and last installment of our fascinating series on Christianity and Judaism in the earliest centuries of the Church. In this final segment, we'll be talking about the fourth century, wherein the Church goes from its darkest days of persecution to becoming the official state religion. We'll also hear from Dionysios Potamitis, the founder and president of Potamitis Publishing. His press prints Orthodox children's books in English and Greek, and are wonderful resources to have in your homes or Sunday School classes.

April 16
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Vrame
Topic: Changes in Iconography
On this week's episode of Come Receive the Light, Dr. Anthony Vrame, Director of Christian Education for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, tells us about how icons have changed stylistically and why those changes happen. We also learn more about what makes an icon, verses just a painting. But first we'll hear from Fr. Stephen Plumlee, the organizer of the International Conference of Orthodox Psychotherapists, which is taking place from June 21-25 in Chicago this summer.

April 23
Speaker: Professor Telly Papanikolaou
Topic: Truth-telling: Understanding Ourselves, Sin and God
This week on Come Receive the Light, we welcome back Aristotle Papanikolaou, Associate Professor of Theology and Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies at Fordham University, as well as the Co-founding Director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Program. He's here to talk with us about truth-telling and how it influences our understanding of ourselves, sin and God. In a short segment, we'll hear from artist and children's author Maria Anastasiou, who recently released Rejoice: The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ.

April 30
Speaker: Fr. Brendan Pelphrey
Topic: The Journey of a Priest
Our feature interview on Come Receive the Light today will introduce you to Fr. Brendan Pelphrey, head priest of St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Shreveport, Louisiana. Fr. Brendan will tell us about his extraordinary journey to Orthodoxy and what how his wide range of personal experiences help him carry the saving message of Christ to every type of person he meets! Also with us is Psychotherapist Michael Huber, one of the featured presenters at this year's International Conference of Orthodox Psychotherapists, who will talk with us about identifying our passions.
Come Receive the Light, the only nationally syndicated Orthodox Christian radio broadcast, is a weekly program that features interviews with noted Orthodox Christian clergy, theologians, and lay leaders on theological, spiritual, pastoral, and modern social issues. Heard on the radio in more than 100 cities in the United States and the Bahamas, this unique weekly broadcast offers the ancient, Christ-centered message of Orthodox Christianity to the modern world. You can listen to past programs on demand and find many other online resources to deepen your faith at
Come Receive the Light is produced by the Orthodox Christian Network, an agency of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas.

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