O, Only Begotten Son

O, Only Begotten Son

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/WIST_2013/WIST_131220.mp3 On Worship in Spirit and Truth, we join Dr. Demetrios Katos, as he helps listeners get more out of the Divine Liturgy – and the Christmas season – by examining the hymn “O, Only Begotten Son.”

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Christmas Carol Messages

Christmas Carol Messages

This week on Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks on the messages found within our Christmas Carols.

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I Dare You to Say “Merry Christmas!”

I Dare You to Say “Merry Christmas!”

“And, four dollars and seventy three cents is your change.” The grocery checker handed me my money and receipt. “Merry Christmas” I said, looking him in the eyes and smiling. He stared at me and said nothing. “I don’t think he heard you,” my daughter said. But strangely, it happened...

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Video Coverage of Archon Religious Freedom Conference, Part 2

Video Coverage of Archon Religious Freedom Conference, Part 2

William J. Antholis is currently Managing Director of the Brookings Institute in Washington, DC, having previously served as Director of International Economic Affairs at the White House’s National Security Council and in the State Department’s policy planning staff. In this video, he speaks on the topic “Religious Tolerance and Pluralism:...

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Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

Christmas message from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

This Christmas message can be heard in English and in Greek. In English: In Greek:

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Proclaimed Two New Saints

Ecumenical Patriarchate Proclaimed Two New Saints

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces to all the Orthodox faithful in America the decision of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Nov. 27, 2013. The Holy and Sacred Synod, in which His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America participated, entered in the...

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Doctor Who and the Communion of Christ

Doctor Who and the Communion of Christ

This November, Science Fiction history was made. Doctor Who, the famed British television series celebrated 50 years, and did so with a spectacular anniversary episode. Within the last several years, my boys and I have become rabid fans of the Doctor, watching every episode in the most recent run of...

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What’s new for December 12-19?

What’s new for December 12-19?

To go directly to a selected program, follow the links below. Special Feature: Video coverage of the Archon 2nd International Conference on Religious Freedom, which took place in Berlin. OCN Now: Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC’s Roy Azar about the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Come Receive the Light: Fr. Stephen...

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Seeing Icons and Being Icons

Seeing Icons and Being Icons

Someone I know once had to bring an icon across the border from the US to Canada, the declaration of which posed a bit of a problem for the border administration. The customs officer wasn’t sure what category it should be placed in, and after some searching through the database...

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Eleventh Sunday of Luke

Eleventh Sunday of Luke

O venerable One, we all praise and entreat you, Eleftherios, Priest-Martyr, comeliness of Priests and exaltation of champions. Deliver from diverse dangers those fervently honoring your memory, interceding unceasingly for us all. +Kontakion in the Second Tone +St. Eleftherios– December 15

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The Gospel of Matthew, Part 14

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 14

The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 6:16-34 1. Final example of righteous practices- focus on fasting No gloominess- well groomed Do not cover your face so as to be seen by men that you are fasting Anointing and washing Put things into priority This allows the fasting to be seen in...

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Celebrating Christmas after December 25

Celebrating Christmas after December 25

Fear not. This is not a debate on old calendar vs. new… Rather, it is a look at when to lay down the fast and begin to feast. The rest of the world has already begun celebrating Christmas. Ironically, one of my local radio stations began their “All Christmas Music”...

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