By Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies
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True Light is the podcast of the Sheptytsky Institute of Eastern Christian Studies in the University of Toronto. It is meant to help Christians deepen their faith by exploring the spiritual treasures of the Churches of the East as a form of adult catechesis. Following the seasonal influence of the liturgical calendar, and using as an informal syllabus the Catechism of the Ukrainian Greco-Catholic Church, we will delve into topics such as prayer, holy mysteries, icons, as well as social justice and morality -- seeking to shed new light on our Faith in the Incarnate Christ!
||Clean04. Divine Liturgy and Prayer||We continue our series our prayer with a first talk on Divine Liturgy and Prayer. Fr Geoffrey Ready from Holy Myrrhbearers parish comes and talk to us about the Eucharist and four of its essential Characters: Trinitarian, Ecclesial, Eschatological and..||3/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean03. Canon Law and Prayer||We continue our series on prayer with our guest, Fr. Alexander Laschuk, priest of the Toronto eparchy and canon lawyer. We learn what canon law is about, what it's for, and how it relates to a christian's prayer and fasting life. We then broach some...||2/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean02. Holy Mysteries of Christian Life||We start a series on prayer with this discussion on the Holy Mysteries of Christian Life, highlighting that individual prayer is fully connected with the prayer of the Church. Subdeacon Dr. Brian Butcher helps us explore the mysteries of the Church,...||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Word of God and Catechesis (2018 Pastoral Letter of the Synod of Bishops of the UGCC)||This pastoral letter was signed by Patriarch Sviatoslav last month. It addresses the importance of a catechesis rooted in Holy Scripture and provided to all the faithful. In a spirit of transmission of the faith, the letter emphasizes the place of the..||1/9/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean01. Podcast Launch: Feast of Theophany||The Sheptytsky Institute launches it podcast with Pascal Bastien and Brian Butcher. Following the liturgical calendar, this first episode delves into the feast of Theophany, and explains why it is central in our celebration of the Incarnation. It...||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|