Category Archives: Podcast: Translating the Tradition

Translating the Tradition: Sermons from St. John of Shanghai Orthodox Church

The Power of God Peeking Through

“All of creation is straining towards the Resurrection.”

Why We Repent (Unfinished Sermon)

This homily, while mostly complete, lacks a conclusion due to a medical incident that occurred just before the final point was finished.

The Prodigal’s Fast

In which the pre-Lenten Gospel readings continue reminding us, “Do not judge,” and “Fasting does not save you,” while presenting the prodigal son as an example of the role that fasting and discernment can play in our salvation.… Read on

Avoiding the Pharisee’s Echo Chamber

“The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself…”

The Beginning of the End (Feast of the Meeting)