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Welcome to The Light Of The East with Father Thomas Loya.

This unique program reveals how the riches of the Eastern Catholic Churches - their liturgies, spirituality and relevancy - are a gift to the whole Church and to today's world.

LIGHTEAST682 The Eastern Churches - Relevant Then and Now

10-19-2017 (63 MB)

While the Eastern Christian Churches have a long and intricate history, their legacy and spirituality remain vital and relevant in confronting today's modern world.

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Duration: 27:29 m - Filetype: mp3 (320 kbps 44100 Hz)



LIGHTEAST681 - The 7th Ecumenical Council

10-12-2017 (63 MB)

The Eastern Churches place primary emphasis on the seven ecumenical councils which established the true belief. Of these seven councils, the last one is set aside for special observance.

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Duration: 27:29 m - Filetype: mp3 (320 kbps 44100 Hz)



LIGHTEAST680 - The Mind of Pope Francis

10-04-2017 (62.99 MB)

Pope Francis can both inspire and leave many faithful wondering. We will wander through the thoughts of Pope Francis in light of their implication for unity between both lungs of the Church, East and West.ancis

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Duration: 27:29 m - Filetype: mp3 (320 kbps 44100 Hz)



LIGHTEAST679 - Are the End Times Really Here

09-27-2017 (62.99 MB)

The raging of the sea, the raging of nations, fire in the sky, just some of the warnings of the end times. Are the end times really near? The answer is both yes and we don't know.

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LIGHTEAST678 - Byzantine Iconography

09-19-2017 (62.99 MB)

Although the term "Icon" is being used more commonly today, Byzantine Iconography is a specific art form whose real value lies first in knowing the why behind the line, color and compostion and interior principles.

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LIGHTEAST677 - Exultation of the Cross

09-15-2017 (62.98 MB)

Both lungs of the Church, East and West, converge in their observance of the Feast of the Exultation of the Cross. A feast with historical significance, it is invaluable in its theological significance for the Church and for us personally.

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LIGHTEAST676 - Eastern and Western Churches

09-07-2017 (62.98 MB)

Devotional practices between the Eastern and Western lungs of the Church are often different from each other yet they arrive at the same point. These differences are not deficits but rather, complements.

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Duration: 27:29 m - Filetype: mp3 (320 kbps 44100 Hz)



LIGHTEAST675 - A Pilgrimage is More Than a Journey With a Destination

08-31-2017 (62.97 MB)

A pilgrimage is more than a journey with a destination. It is an essential aspect of prayer and spirtituality. A timely and urgent place of pilgrimage today is Fatima.

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Light of the East 674 - The Image Which Was Not Made With Human Hands

08-22-2017 (62.97 MB)

If a man made symbol, such as the flag of a nation can inspire people even in battle, how much could an image inspire which was not made with human hands.

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LIGHTEAST673 - The Virtue of Humility

08-15-2017 (62.97 MB)

Of all of the virtues that belonged to the desert spiritual masters of the Christian East, one virtue in particular is the most characteristic and far too scarce in our modern age - humility.

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Duration: 27:29 m - Filetype: mp3 (320 kbps 44100 Hz)



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