Schedule


Orthodoxy Now
, a weekly half-hour program that explores Orthodox Christian theology and how it applies to each of us in our daily lives, is presented on Comcast cable in Pittsburgh on Christian Associates Channel 95. The program airs Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Programs are also available on Comcast ON DEMAND each Monday, and a selection of them are available on this web site.

Guests include prominent Orthodox clergy, many of whom are experts on the topics they discuss, as well as lay people who talk about their experiences as members of Orthodox church.

Below is a list of topics that have been presented to date. If you'd like more information about any of them, or have suggestions for future topics, please feel free to contact us.

Topics Covered to Date


How Do I Find God?
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Clement Ferguson

The Bible
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Joanne Abdalah

Salvation
Fr. Thomas Hopko Fr. Fred Pfeil

Prayer
Fr. Patrick Reardon

DaVinci Code
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Mother Mary Magdalene

Spiritual vs Religious
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Mother Mary Magdalene

Theotokos
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Mother Mary Magdalene

Sexuality
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Mother Mary Magdalene

End of Life

Fr. Joe Allen, Dr. Rocco Adams

Spiritual Direction & Pastoral Care

Fr. Joe Allen

Giving Thanks
Fr. John Touloumes, Nick Tarasis

Vocations
Fr. Paul Ziatyk, John Hogg

Incarnation
Fr. Polycarp Rameas, Alexis Cross

Importance of the Magi
Fr. Polycarp Rameas, Alexis Cross

Theotokos
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Mother Mary Magdalene

Christmas
Fr. John Abdalah, Mark Kinan

The Bible
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Joanne Abdalah

Epiphany/Theophany
Fr. Joel Gillam, Fr. Paul Findley

Blessing of Homes
Fr. Anthony Yazge, Donna Albert

Salvation
Fr. Thomas Hopko, Fr. Fred Pfeil

Angels & Guardian Angels

Fr. John Nosal, Mark Kinan

Preaching of Christ
Fr. Gregory Jensen, John Fries

Lent, Fasting/Sunday of Orthodoxy, Icons
Fr. Chris Bender, Derek Ng

Environment - Our responsibility for the world

Fr. Chris Bender, Curtis Magnuson

Second Chances
Fr. Stevo Rocknage, Fr. John Touloumes

Crucifixion
Fr. John Chakos, Fr. Stevo Rocknedge

Pascha
Fr. John Touloumes, Fr. John Chakos

Crucifixion
Fr. John Chakos, Dr. Peter Gagianis

Resurrected Christ
Fr. Michael Kallaur, John Hogg

Sacraments of Initiation

Fr. Michael Kallaur, John Hogg

Becoming God
Fr. Joel Gillam

The Cross
Dn. Andrew Cross

Theotokos
Fr. Thomas Hopko

Sexuality
Fr. Thomas Hopko

Is the Orthodox Church Sexist?: Role of Women
Fr. Thomas Hopko

Why Did God Want Christ to be Killed?
Fr. Thomas Hopko

Who Is The Real Jesus?
Fr. Thomas Hopko

What Happens To You When You Die? Why we Pray for the Dead
Fr. Thomas Hopko

Climbing the Ladder
Fr. Demetrios Gardikes, John Hogg

Marriage (multi-part series)
Fr. John Abdalah