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The Sounding Orthodox Blog Celebrates 40+ Writers!

As OCN begins celebrating its 20th Anniversary year of broadcasting, it also celebrates a milestone in the growth of one of its younger program offerings. The Sounding, OCN’s popular multi-author blog, now features more than 40 Orthodox Christian writers, ten times the number it started with 2.5 years ago. This extraordinary group of writers is

Oct 01, 2014
Be Transfigured

It Isn’t About Doing More; It’s About Being More

You wake up every morning running at full speed even before getting out of bed because you already know there are more things you need to accomplish today…

Sep 30, 2014
Orthodox News

Fire Destroys Orthodox Church in Palm Harbor, Florida

On behalf of my parish, Saints Raphael, Nicholas and Irene the Neo Martyrs of Lesbos Hellenic Orthodox Church of Palm Harbor, Florida, in the Metropolis…

Sep 30, 2014
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 32

Matthew 14:1-12 – Herod’s Fears Meaning of the story: The importance of knowing the people of the Bible passage, who they really are, and…

Sep 29, 2014
The Sounding

Saint Silouan the Athonite and His Relevance Today: Part 4

According to St. Silouan, and our entire Orthodox tradition, spiritual life entails spiritual warfare. This is a primary point that we must fully acknowledge…

Sep 29, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the First Sunday of Luke

This is the service of Divine Liturgy celebrated on the morning of the First Sunday of Luke. On this day, we commemorated the falling asleep of St. John…

Sep 28, 2014
Sacraments and Rituals

The Sacrament of Confession

The odds are that the Sacrament of Confession is everyone’s least favourite sacrament. Not “the least needed,” just “the least favourite.” No…

Sep 28, 2014
The Sounding

He Didn’t Say It Would Be Easy

I yelled ahead, asking for the time. Four-fifteen. We had been walking for two hours nonstop since the last break. Roughly six miles since we started today….

Sep 27, 2014
Our Life in Christ and in America

A Congressman Reflects on Christian Persecution

In this episode, Bill Hinkle interviews Congressman Doc Hastings (R) of Washington State on one of the most pressing matters facing the Church today–the…

Sep 27, 2014