Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope


Latest Episodes

Episode 45: Margarita Mavroeidi
April 17, 2024

Get to know Margarita Mavroeidi as she talks about as she talks about her work with the boys at the ranch. She also shares stories from homebuilding adventures and gives examples of the chaos, joy, ha

Episode 44: Father Demetrios Swanson "Sacraments"
April 02, 2024

Join Fr. Demetrios Swanson as he leads us through a new series on the sacraments. We begin with baptism, as it is the first Sacrament that Orthodox Chrisitan's participatein. He talks about the found

Episode 43: Zannos Grekos
January 17, 2024

Join host Julia Kasten and guest Zannos Grekos as they discuss Zanno's life before the ranch. As well as reflecting on religion in a college setting and how it translates to people's everyday lives. Z

Episode 42: Shannon Todd
January 04, 2024

Join host Julia Kasten as she talks with longtime Project Mexico Religious Education Coordinator, Shannon Todd. Shannon entered the Orthodox church along with her family in 1997. She participated in v

Episode 41: Alejandro Zendejas
December 18, 2023

Greetings everyone! This week we welcome 2024's St Innocent and Holy Cross Alumni, Alejandro Zendejas along with our new Stories of Hope host, Julia Kasten! Join us as we discuss how Alejandro grew up

Episode 40: Boone Jenkins
November 27, 2023

Greetings everyone! This week we welcome 2024's incoming Work Trip Coordinator, Boone Jenkins along with our new Stories of Hope host, Julia Kasten! Join us as we discuss how Boone came to this minist

Episode 39: FOrCE Special Series with Faeli Heise on the Pursuit of Virtue and Orthodox Education
June 01, 2023

Join us for our ongoing Webinar Series The FOrCE (Forming Orthodox Christian Evangelists,) a collaboration with Hellenic College Holy Cross. Faeli Kathryn Heise is currently enrolled at Hellenic Colle

Episode 38: FOrCE Special Series with Pres. Merilynn Andruchow Spiritual Warfare
March 29, 2023

Join us for the first of our ongoing Webinar Series The FOrCE (Forming Orthodox Christian Evangelists,) a collaboration with Hellenic College Holy Cross. In this episode, Pres. Merilynn Andruchow, a G

Episode 37: Padre Alejandro & Presbytera Katerina Sosa PART 2
January 31, 2023

Join host Faeli Heise for episode #37 of Stories of Hope! We conclude our conversation with Padre and Presbytera Sosa in a more in-depth discussion about various outreach and ministry pursuits of the

Episode 36: Padre Alejandro & Presbytera Katerina Sosa PART 1
January 04, 2023

Welcome, everyone, to our latest episode! Today on Stories of Hope, we have two special guests who have been long overdue for their chance to share their stories with you. Padre Alejandro Sosa and his