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Fourth Antiphon

English, Christianity, 1 season, 8 episodes, 2 hours, 16 minutes
The Fourth Antiphon is a short, college-led, college-produced podcast for college students. OCF Podcast Student Leader Marcus Lotti talks to friends, parents, teachers, and clergy members to provide a listening experience that every college student will understand and appreciate.
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Not So Fast: Fasting Reminders for College Students

For college students, fasting is often difficult to do on campus. Knowing this, Marcus talks about the history of fasting and reminds his audience that fasting is more than a set of rules; it's a way of life for an Orthodox Christian.
3/24/202116 minutes, 2 seconds
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Psalm 85 and 20th Century Saint Stories: The Joy of Longsuffering

Marcus goes into full storytelling mode to compare the lives and sayings of multiple 20th century saints in this longer podcast in which he shows how important it is to be humbled but ultimately joyful because of the lives of saints not too far removed from our own.
3/9/202120 minutes
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Psalm 40 and the Justice of God

After a Christmas break, Marcus turns to Psalm 40 and St. Paisios to both meditate on God's justice and righteousness and also think about what happens when we lose sight of God in our human attempts for justice, equality, and mercy.
1/22/202116 minutes, 19 seconds
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The Ecstasy of The Nativity of Christ

Marcus looks at Psalm 45 as well as portions of the Akathist of the Nativity of Christ to meditate on how the mystery of the Nativity enables us to come out of ourselves, in a way, into the loving relationship with God and with others that we were always meant to have.
1/1/202116 minutes, 22 seconds
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Preparation for the Nativity of Christ

This week, Marcus looks at Psalm 65, portions of the Akathist of Thanksgiving, and two poems which all help us see how the world's preparation for the Nativity of Christ enables and emboldens our own preparation for it in our own lives, as crazy as they are.
12/18/202017 minutes, 44 seconds
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Spiritual Reading

This week, Marcus reflects on Psalm 19 after a conversation with his parish priest, he talks about his experience with spiritual reading, and he gives some recommendations for anyone looking to start doing more spiritual reading.
11/20/202016 minutes, 9 seconds
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Joy in a Time of Separation

This week, OCF Podcast Leader Marcus dives into Psalm 137 alongside quotes from saints and a dash of philosophy to talk about the power behind our breathing.
10/23/202015 minutes, 45 seconds
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Introduction to Fourth Antiphon

The inaugural episode of The Fourth Antiphon is an introduction to this college-oriented podcast. Psalm 50 and a life of repentance pave the way to understanding the necessity of living a prayer-filled life, as well as to the nature of the show.
10/2/202017 minutes, 48 seconds