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What would happen if we were to devote ourselves to the second altar as we do to the first altar? Together, let's explore how we can partake fully, not just on Sundays, but also with our encounters with all people, especially those in need, throughout the week. We invite you to join us at The Second Liturgy.

The Second Liturgy Timm and Thaniel Wenger and Ancient Faith Radio

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What would happen if we were to devote ourselves to the second altar as we do to the first altar? Together, let's explore how we can partake fully, not just on Sundays, but also with our encounters with all people, especially those in need, throughout the week. We invite you to join us at The Second Liturgy.

    Wealth, Poverty, Generosity: A Few More of Our Favorite Quotes

    Wealth, Poverty, Generosity: A Few More of Our Favorite Quotes

    To end the year, Timm and Thaniel, with help from Kristina, continue the tradition of sharing some of their favorite quotes from Church fathers and mothers about wealth, poverty, philanthropy, almsgiving, and generosity. Let us be attentive. Listen to last year's quote episode at www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/secondliturgy/wealth_poverty_generosity_a_few_of_our_favorite_quotes.

    • 18 min
    The Good Samaritan Catechesis for Children, with Fr. Michael Shanbour

    The Good Samaritan Catechesis for Children, with Fr. Michael Shanbour

    Join Timm Wenger as he speaks with Fr. Michael Shanbour, author of a beautiful catechesis for children that includes a chapter on almsgiving. Learn more about the book at www.wenorthodox.com/store.

    • 30 min
    My Brother is My Life, with Dr. Herman Middleton

    My Brother is My Life, with Dr. Herman Middleton

    In today's episode, we hear some excerpts from Dr. Herman Middleton's recent talk, "My Brother is My Life: The Parish’s Role in the Cultivation of Virtue," which he presented at the Speaking the Truth in Love Conference. Dr. Herman touches on the need for community as a way to nurture the virtues, including chastity and philanthropy, and shares some creative and practical ideas for parishes. Listen to Dr. Herman's complete talk at ancientfaith.com/specials/speaking_the_truth_in_love_conference/my_brother_is_my_life_the_parishs_role_in_the_cultivation_of_chastity

    The Fast That Began with a Feast, with Andrea Bailey

    The Fast That Began with a Feast, with Andrea Bailey

    Our friend and special guest Andrea Bailey joins us with reflections of encountering Christ at a women's shelter at the beginning of the Nativity Fast.

    • 11 min
    Chrysostom, the Good Samaritan, and Gold Coins

    Chrysostom, the Good Samaritan, and Gold Coins

    If you saw a hundred-dollar bill lying on the ground in the middle of nowhere, what would you do? Would you pass it by? Timm Wenger shares an excerpt from one of St. John Chrysostom's homilies about the Good Samaritan and the value of those who are in need. As Jesus said to those who originally heard the story, "Let us go and do likewise!"

    • 5 min
    The Servant Parish

    The Servant Parish

    Fr. Theophan Whitfield shares about The Servant Parish, a research study concerned with strengthening our commitment as Orthodox Christians to compassionate ministry to the poor and suffering. How is your parish doing with the "5 Cs"? Learn more at servantparish.org.

    • 25 min

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