MODULE 4: MYSTERIES

13. Repentance and Confession

Readings:

  1. Return, Arch Nektarios Antonopoulos (ask for a copy if you do not have the book)

  2. The Forgotten Medicine: The Mystery of Repentance by Seraphim Aleksiev (ask for a copy if you do not have the book)

  3. Preparing for the Holy Confession, by the DRE (handout)

  4. Preparing for Confession, Fr. James Cordaris (handout)

  5. “Confession” – OSB_NT, p. 571

  6. Read again the Gospel of Matthew chapters 5, 6 and 7 with footnotes, including “The Sermon on the Mount” article on page 13. OSB_NT.

  7. The Beatitudes – The Orthodox Faith, Fr. Thomas Hopko, Vol. 4 (green), Chapter 2, p. 31-54. Also at https://oca.org/orthodoxy/the-orthodox-faith/spirituality/the-beatitudes

  8. The Virtues - God, Christ and the Holy Spirit – The Orthodox Faith, Fr. Thomas Hopko, Vol. 4 (green), Chapter 1, p. 55-92. Also at https://oca.org/orthodoxy/the-orthodox-faith/spirituality/the-virtues

Audio:

  1. Podcast: The Commandments of God, Fr. Thomas Hopko, http://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/hopko/the_commandments_of_god

  2. Podcast: Ted Difficult Words, Dn. Michael Hyatt, https://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/eastwest/ten_difficult_words

  3. Podcast: Overlooking Offenses, Dn. Michael Hyatt, https://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/eastwest/reconciliation_part_2

  4. Podcast: Reconciliation – Part 3, Dn. Michael Hyatt, https://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/eastwest/reconciliation_part_3

Presentation:

  1. Basics Spirituality III - Repentance