This eminently practical series is dedicated to the cultivation of simplicity in spiritual life, and is punctuated with Bishop Irenei's sagacious piety. An extended question and answer session with Bishop Irenei and Father Josiah is included with special remarks on the Theme by His Eminence, Metropolitan JOSEPH, Primate of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America. Bishop Irenei serves as the Bishop of London and Western Europe for the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, and is well-known internationally for his superb theological scholarship and personal devotion.
Lecture #1: A Simple Faith, a Simple Heart, a Simple Encounter- The Essence of Spiritual Life
Lecture #2: Simple Prayer, Elaborate Ritual - Navigating the Orthodox Spiritual Life
Lecture #3: Cultivating a Simple Heart - The Jesus Prayer and the Interior Life of the Christian
Lecture #4: Simplicity in a Complex World - Living Simply, Ecologically, Politically, Spiritually
Lecture #5: Panel Discussion- Questions and Answers with Bishop Irenei and Father Josiah
Lecture #6: Special Remarks by Metropolitan JOSEPH on Simplicity in Christian Life
HIS GRACE IRENEI was appointed Bishop of London and Western Europe by decision of the Holy Synod on 7th / 20th September 2018. Previously he had been Bishop of Sacramento, Vicar of the Western American Diocese, and had served as Administrator of the Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland from 2017.