Come Receive the Light programs for September

The Orthodox Christian Network announced its September schedule of special programs on its popular show, “Come Receive the Light,” in a press release dated September 6, 2011.

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Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko will speak on “Orthodoxy and Homosexuality” during the week of September 2, while Cappella Romana’s Executive Director, Mark Powell, will discuss the significance of the choir’s recordings and concerts on the eve of its tour of Greece.

During the week of September 9, Priest Rafael Barberg, who was at Ground Zero on 9/11, will reflect on the tragedy.  Also featured are Anthoula Katsimatides, whose brother perished in the World Trade Center attack, and Priest Mark Arey, who will address the issue of reconstructing Saint Nicholas Church, the only house of worship destroyed on 9/11.

Drs. Jane and Dan Hinshaw will share their experiences on a three-week medical mission to Ethiopia during the week of September 16.  Mother Katherine will also speak on managing anxiety in times of crisis.
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During the week of September 23, Priest Mark T. Mancuso of Saint Elizabeth the New Martyr Church, Cayce, SC, will speak on the challenges of starting and growing a mission parish, while Chaplain Patrick Tutella offers insights into developing prison ministries.

Priest Timothy Chrapko will speak on “Receiving Catechumens into the Orthodox Church” during the week of September 30.  The program will also offer an update on the work of Norris Chumley, who with Priest John McGuckin produced a documentary on the Jesus Prayer in 2010.

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