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.
Homily: Getting Identity Right
10 Jun 2018 at 12:00pm
It was such a blessing to be back at St. Michael's in Woonsocket. The homily builds on St. Paul's words "there is no partiality with God" (Romans 2:11; a wonderful line to remember on "All Saints of [Your Nation] Day") to put the BIG QUESTIONS of...
Homily on All Saints - Saintly Variation
3 Jun 2018 at 12:00pm
Sunday of All Saints
Lives of the Saints: every day is an opportunity to learn, and then to remember.
One thing you will notice right away is that the saints were not the same. Some were martyrs, some were soldiers, some wer...
Homily - Pentecost and the Superpower of Confession
27 May 2018 at 12:00pm
Homily for Pentecost (on Confession)
Lots of powers associated with the Holy Spirit in scripture and popular culture.
Glowing with Light
Bible Study #36: The Virtue of Ruth
22 May 2018 at 12:00pm
Bible Study #36: Ruth
Panakhida for Fr.Bazyl Zawierucha - Memory Eternal!
22 May 2018 at 10:00am
May his memory be eternal! Very Rev. Bazyl Zawierucha, 62 of Bethlehem, PA., faithful servant of God who has fallen asleep this Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at his home. Born in the Ternopil Region of Ukraine he was the son of the late Prokip Zawi...
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.
Fr. Harry Linsinbigler on Taking Communion, and Ukrainian Autocephaly
12 Jun 2018 at 12:09pm
In this episode Fr. Anthony and Fr. Harry (UOC-USA Canonist) discuss historical and pastoral variations in taking communion and make a request for charitable discernment when evangelizing (much less judging!) autocephalists in Ukraine. Enjoy the ...
Fr. John Peck and Great Martyr Euphemia Orthodox Theological Academy
24 May 2018 at 4:13pm
In this episode, Fr. Anthony interviews Fr. John Peck, the Dean of Great Marty Euphemia Orthodox Theological Academy. Fr. John shares his assessment of the biggest challenges Orthodox parishes face in America and the ways that this new academy se...
Healthy Parishes Part Two - Metaphors of Parish Life
23 May 2018 at 11:05am
Fr. Anthony uses metaphors to help us understand what healthy parishes should and shouldn't look like. This is the second part of a talk he gave at the 2018 Lenten Retreat in Bethlehem PA hosted by the Ukrainian Orthodox League (UOC-USA) and The ...
Healthy Parishes Part One - The Mechanism of Evangelism
18 May 2018 at 11:03am
Fr. Anthony ones again shares the idea of the pattern of the Logos as the mechanism of evangelism. This is the first part of a talk he gave at the 2018 Lenten Retreat in Bethlehem PA hosted by the Ukrainian Orthodox League (UOC-USA) and The Ameri...
Priests and Parishioners: You Really Don’t Have to Like Each Other
23 Mar 2018 at 9:37am
A priest friend of mine likes to say, "We may not have many, but we have them all!" In this episode, I describe some the of the things that make it hard for priests and laity to see eye-to-eye and try to make the case that it really is okay not to...