Posts for March, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy- March 7, 2014

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1: News…

Mar 07, 2014
Orthodox News

Sunday of Orthodoxy: Message from the Assembly of Bishops

The grace of truth has shone out; the things prefigured in shadows in times of old have now been openly fulfilled in words…in writings, in thoughts,…

Mar 07, 2014
The Sounding

Day 2: Living Words

Today, Friday, is coming to a close, and if I had to sum up remarks from the group, it was about bringing the words of the Bible to life. We visited Capernaum…

Mar 07, 2014
The Sounding

The Pilgrimage Begins

The Orthodox Christian Network pilgrims arrived safely in Tel Aviv yesterday afternoon – – a group of 50 attendees of a wide range of ages and…

Mar 07, 2014
The Sounding

Ambling: Reflections of a First-Time Pilgrim

Apprehension was one of the primary feelings that filled me as I traveled from Boston to Newark, where I would join nearly 50 other OCN pilgrims traveling…

Mar 07, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware: Fasting

In the first installment of Metropolitan Kallistos Ware’s 4-part Lenten series, His Excellency talks about fasting. Questions include: It can sometimes…

Mar 06, 2014
Learn, OCN Now

A Visit to the Jordan River

In this video, viewers can learn more about the Jordan River, the life-blood of the Holy Land, and the site of Our Lord’s Baptism.

Mar 06, 2014
This Month's Topic

Fasting from the Darkness

Dear Friends of OCN, During this sacred season of Lent, we are invited to participate in Christ’s suffering and Resurrection. This year, many of us are…

Mar 06, 2014
The Sounding

“Unsolicited Advice”

I’m going to make the bold claim that this may be the most important post I’ve ever written. So pay attention to it. I have an unsolicited…

Mar 05, 2014
OCN Now Radio

An Iconographer Travels to the Holy Land

Iconographer and artist Brian Whirledge shares about his pilgrimage to the Holy Land and its lasting impact on his spiritual journey.

Mar 05, 2014
The Sounding

The Tomb of Lazarus

It is easy to find the Tomb of Lazarus depressing. For one thing, it lies behind a formidable thirty-foot-high barrier, separating Palestinian Bethany…

Mar 04, 2014
The Sounding

Nazareth

The worst thing, I thought, was the traffic. That and a sign we passed in our taxi announcing “Nazareth Baptist Church,” for these things loudly proclaimed…

Mar 03, 2014
jcodis@stdem