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OrthoAnalytika
OrthoAnalytika
Welcome to OrthoAnalytika, Fr. Anthony Perkins' podcast on spirituality, science, culture, the paranormal, prepping, and current events - all from a decidedly Orthodox Christian perspective. Fr. Anthony is the rector of St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral (UOC-USA) in Allentown, PA; Professor, Vocations Director, and Associate Academic Dean at St. Sophia Seminary (UOC-USA), and a retired intelligence officer. He has a diverse background, a lot of enthusiasm, and a big smile. See www.orthoanalytika.org for show notes and additional content.

20170917 - Homily on our Prime Directive
17 Sep 2017 at 4:17pm

Why did Jesus pick "Love your God..." as the greatest commandment?  Fr. Anthony gives us three reasons: historical precedence, human flourishing, and that it prepares us to love one another (and ourselves).  Enjoy the show!




20170827-TearDownThatWall
29 Aug 2017 at 7:32pm

In this episode, Fr. Anthony describes (and acts out, although you'll just have to imagine that) the Gospel in terms of the breaking down of the wall we have built up between us, Him, and our inheritance.  Enjoy the show!




20170820 - Orthodox Statement on Charlottesville
20 Aug 2017 at 8:48pm

Today Fr. Anthony read the Bishops' statement denouncing the events in Charlottesville specifically and racism more generally.  A head's up: at the end he meant to say "differences", not "divisions".  Enjoy the show!




20170806 Camp Talk on Heroism
6 Aug 2017 at 9:39pm

The theme of this year's "Mommy & Me; Daddy & Me" encampment at All Saints Ukrainian Orthodox Camp was "Champions of the Faith."  In this talk, Fr. Anthony shares his thoughts on heroism, dragon slaying, and how we can use the power of Christ to tame chaos and bring order to our lives and relationships with others.  Enjoy the show!




20170806 Homily on Building
6 Aug 2017 at 9:05pm

St. Paul compares living well to building a house.  In this (short Summer) homily, Fr. Anthony explains what St. Paul meant and why it is such Good News.





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Good Guys Wear Black
Good Guys Wear Black
A Podcast for Priests Who Need Priests - This podcast is designed to provide information, encouragement, and entertainment for priests, other clergy, and those who love them. We'll talk about self-care and the many joys and challenges that come with the cassock.

The OrthoCuban on BiVocational Ministry
19 Sep 2017 at 4:36pm
In this episode, Fr. Anthony talks with Fr. Ernesto Obregon (orthocuban.com) about the special challenges that come with bi-vocational ministry and the ways we can help our bi-vocational ministers thrive. Enjoy the show!


Patterning Chaos with Heroic Grace
30 Aug 2017 at 7:13am
In this talk, Fr. Anthony shares his thoughts on heroism, dragon slaying, and how we can use the power of Christ to tame chaos and bring order to our lives and relationships with others. Enjoy the show!


Fr. Maximos on Bi-Vocational Ministry and Ghost Hunting
24 Jul 2017 at 12:43pm
Fr. Maximos McIntyre, a ROCOR mission priest in MA, talks to us about the challenges of bi-vocational ministry and shares warnings about ghost hunting. And he knows what he is speaking about; he spent several years as a paranormal investigator working with some of the big names in the field.


Reclaiming Manliness in the Church
26 Jun 2017 at 3:24pm
In this episode, Fr. Anthony and Fr. Hans Jacobse (American Orthodox Institute) lament a culture that denigrates manliness and talk about how priests (and other manly men) can help boys of all ages tame their passions and become the Christian warriors they were called to be. Note: this conversation includes a frank (but not explicit) discussion about pornography.


Tenth Anniversary Remembrances: Things That Helped Me
12 Jun 2017 at 12:57pm
In this episode, Fr. Anthony thinks back over the his first ten years as a priest, focusing on the roles perseverance, good role models/mentors, and a healthy marriage have had in redeeming his time as a "baby priest."



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Sunday, 17 Sep 2017

20170917 – Homily on our Prime Directive
17 Sep 2017 at 4:24pm


Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

20170827-TearDownThatWall
27 Aug 2017 at 7:33pm


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