We are a healing presence to others when we give them strength and when we give them hope. On Becoming a Healing Presence, Dr. Albert Rossi explains how to do both in imitation of Christ, our complete healer, who desires nothing more than for us to be His humanity on earth - his healing presence to others.
March 1, 2017
Dr. Rossi interviews the Very Rev. Alexander Rentel on the topic of Canon Law. Fr. Rentel is the Director of the Master of Divinity Program, Ecclesiarch, Assistant Professor of Canon Law and Byzantine Studies and The John and Paraskeva Skvir Lecturer in Practical Theology at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Younker, NY.
Feb. 14, 2017
Dr. Rossi reflects upon the power of a sense of wonder in how we approach life and God.
Feb. 1, 2017
Dr. Rossi interviews Fr. Sergius Halvorsen on the place of the homily in the life of the average parishioner. The Rev. Dr. J. Sergius Halvorsen is the Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Assistant Professor of Homiletics and Rhetoric at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Younkers, NY.
Jan. 17, 2017
Dr. Rossi shares his thoughts on the meaning and purpose of the trees in the Garden of Eden for us today.
Jan. 2, 2017
Dr. Rossi interviews Fr. Nicholas Solak, parish priest of Holy Trinity Orthodox Church in Stroudsburg, PA, on the topic of Clergy Peer Learning Groups in the life of a priest.
Dec. 17, 2016
Dr. Rossi addresses the often controversial subject of politics. He encourages us, through the teaching of St. John Chrysostom, to always keep an eschatological view of this world and our engagement in the political arena.
Nov. 29, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Fr. Sean Levine, a graduate of St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary and now chaplain in the United States Army, about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Nov. 15, 2016
Dr. Rossi shares a brief summary of his presentation titled "On Pain and Suffering" at the Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion (OCAMPR) conference held at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA.
Oct. 28, 2016
Dr. Rossi interview Simon Menya, a Ugandan student at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, on the topic of grieving.
Oct. 10, 2016
Dr. Rossi speaks to us about the role of detachment in our life in Christ. He shares from his own experience of learning to let go of the success of his labor, even as he strives to be faithful in all that he does.
Sept. 18, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Dr. Paul Meyendorff on the topic of Baptism. Dr. Meyendorff was the Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY.
Sept. 1, 2016
Dr. Rossi discusses the temptation towards sexual lust and the power of Christ that helps us to overcome these temptations to sin.
Aug. 16, 2016
Dr. Rossi shares the differences between temptation and sin.
Aug. 2, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Wes Pulley, a recent graduate from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Younkers, NY, on the topic of hospitality in the local parish.
June 29, 2016
Dr. Rossi reflects upon an interaction that he had with his granddaughter and Jesus' call to become like a little child.
June 12, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Fr. Paul Lazor, the former Dean of Students at Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY.
May 28, 2016
Dr. Rossi describes the power of holy places, like Meteora in Greece, to deepen our faith.
May 10, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Dr. Paul Meyendorff about the topic of healing and the Sacrament of Unction.
April 16, 2016
Dr. Rossi share his experience with the Orthodox blessing of a child.
April 1, 2016
Dr. Rossi interviews Christopher and Jennifer Moore, who spent eight months as missionaries in Mongolia. Christopher is a first year student at St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in Yonkers, NY.