Metropolitan Nathanael's Videos By Date


Sunday, June 7

"Lemonade from Lemons: Church Learning From COVID-19"

Professors Elizabeth Prodromou and Alexandros Kyrou join Metropolitan Nathanael with reflections on being the church in a time of pandemic.

Thursday, May 28

"Sermon on the Feast Day of Ascension by Metropolitan Nathanael"

His Eminence Metropolitan Nathanael delivers a sermon on the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Ascension Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago, IL.

Wednesday, May 13

"Where Do We Stand on War? Teachings From Our Orthodox Faith"

Metropolitan Nathanael and the Rev. Dr. Perry Hamalis discuss violence, war, and military service as presented in the newly-published text, For the Life of the World: Toward a Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church.

Sunday, May 3

"The Myrrh-bearing Women: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Discussion with Metropolitan Nathanael"

Metropolitan Nathanael and a panel of professional Orthodox Christians discuss the Myrrh-bearing Women and their impact on the special ministry of women in the Church for the past two millennia.

Sunday, April 26

"Sunday of Thomas - Professing Jesus as Lord and God: Discussion with Katherine Calli Kelly"

Metropolitan Nathanael joins Katherine Calli Kelly for a conversation on the Sunday of Thomas. The theme of the discussion is "Professing Jesus as Lord and God."

Wednesday, April 22

"Earth Day 2020: Discussion with Professor Helen Theodoropoulos"

Metropolitan Nathanael and Professor Helen Theodoropoulos discuss the environment and God's creation on Earth Day 2020.

Wednesday, April 22

"Our Identity Has Been Established by Christ Through His Sacrifice, Not By Professional Titles"

Metropolitan Nathanael reminds us that as Greek Orthodox Christians, our identity has been established by Christ through His Sacrifice, not by professional titles.

Sunday, April 19

"Celebrate Pascha With Us"

Metropolitan Nathanael and his mother, Irini celebrated Pascha with the Metropolis on Facebook Live on Easter Sunday.

Wednesday, April 15

"Preparing for the Bridegroom: Discussion with Rev. Dr. Perry Hamalis"

Metropolitan Nathanael and Rev. Dr. Perry Hamalis discuss the importance of the service of the Bridegroom.

Tuesday, April 14

"Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis and Its Implications on Our Metropolis"

Metropolitan Nathanael moderates a discussion with health care, public health and law enforcement from professionals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring professionals from Northwestern University Healthcare System, Howard Brown Health, and the Chicago Police Department.

Sunday, April 12

"Passion and the Resurrection of Christ: Discussion with Dr. John Fotopoulos"

Metropolitan Nathanael and Dr. John Fotopoulos open Holy Week with a discussion on the Passion and the Resurrection of Christ.

Wednesday, April 8

"The Importance of the Science-Religion Dialogue: Discussion with Dr. Gayle Woloschak"

Metropolitan Nathanael is joined by Dr. Gayle Woloschak to discuss why it is important for the Orthodox Church to engage and converse with science.

Monday, April 6

"Passing Time vs Filling Time"

Metropolitan Nathanael invites us to think of the ways we can fill our time, rather than pass the time as we adapt to our new normal staying at home.

Sunday, April 5

"Repentance and the Legacy of Saint Mary of Egypt: Discussion with Dr. Alexis Torrance"

Metropolitan Nathanael is joined by Dr. Alexis Torrance to discuss repentance and the legacy of Saint Mary of Egypt. The Orthodox Church commemorates St. Mary of Egypt on the fifth Sunday of Lent.

Friday, April 3

"PSA: Stay Home. Save Lives. (Greek Version Only)"

Metropolitan Nathanael of Chicago and Dr. George Chiampas, ER Doctor at Northwestern University, have an important message regarding the safety measures needed to care for our elderly and communities to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Friday, April 3

"Finding Calm During Anxious Times: Discussion with Dr. Anderson"

Conversation between Metropolitan Nathanael and Dr. Randa Anderson on coping with stress and anxiety during this time of social distancing.

Monday, March 30

"Ascending the Ladder: Discussion with Fr. John Chryssavgis"

Fr. John Chryssavgis joins Metropolitan Nathanael to discuss St. John Climacus and his great spiritual work, The Ladder of Divine Ascent, which the Orthodox Church commemorates on the Fourth Sunday of Lent.

Monday, March 30

"Cultivating Relationships at Home"

Metropolitan Nathanael encourages couples and families to cultivate relationships within the home during this unique opportunity of togetherness.

Wednesday, March 25

"Coping with Coronavirus: Discussion with Metropolitan Nathanael"

Metropolitan Nathanael, Father Doug Papulis, and Father Michael Arbanas discuss the Church’s leadership during the coronavirus pandemic, the road to recovery, and more on Facebook live.

Sunday, March 22

"Conveying My Love and Prayers"

Video of Metropolitan Nathanael conveying his love and prayers to the faithful and clergy of the Metropolis during this challenging time.