Fr. Maximos (Constas)
How do we pray from the heart in an age of technology and distractions? Learn about prayer, explore the problem of distraction, taking custody of your thoughts and prayer of the heart. Father Maximos delivered this series to the clergy of the Diocese of Los Angeles and the West of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America at the invitation of His Eminence, Metropolitan Joseph. Father Maximos is the Presidential Research Scholar at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, MA. He is an Athonite monk, one-time Professor at Harvard Divinity School, accomplished author and translator, and lectures internationally in both academic and parochial venues.
Lecture 1: Introductory Remarks on Prayer
Lecture 2: Distractions
Lecture 3: History of the Philokalia
Lecture 4: The Buried Seed
Lecture 5: The Practicing the Jesus Prayer
Lecture 6: Logismoi - Taking Custody of Your Thoughts
Lecture 7: Prayer of the Heart
FATHER MAXIMOS CONSTAS is the Interim Dean of Hellenic College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Fr. Maximos is an internationally recognized scholar with expertise in the theology of the Church Fathers, and has been serving as Senior Research Scholar at Holy Cross since 2011. He has published extensively and lectured widely.