How did He come?

How did He come?

Fr. Chris Metropulos makes a striking comparison between the way our modern leaders make their journeys and the way our Lord made His journey at the start of the most important week in history.

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Resurrection and Healing

Resurrection and Healing

Click here to listen to Fr. Chris’ Paschal sermon, as well as Fr. Tom Tsagalakis’ reflections on how Lazarus’ resurrection from the dead serves as a metaphor for the spiritual healing we are all in need of. Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network...

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LIVE! The Service of the Holy Passion (Thursday Evening)

LIVE! The Service of the Holy Passion (Thursday Evening)

Watch the Service of the Holy Passion as it is broadcast live from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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What Orthodoxy Hasn’t Done for Me

What Orthodoxy Hasn’t Done for Me

Converts to Eastern Orthodoxy enter the Church for a variety of reasons. Many enter with a wild degree of excitement at having found something of great value. Some are accused, perhaps rightly, of being too zealous in that excitement. I was probably in that latter category. As I write this,...

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LIVE! The Sacrament of Holy Unction

LIVE! The Sacrament of Holy Unction

Watch the Sacrament of Holy Unction as it is broadcast live from St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service will begin at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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Celebrating Saint Mary of Egypt in the Deep Desert of Sinai

Celebrating Saint Mary of Egypt in the Deep Desert of Sinai

My dear Fathers and Mothers, and brothers and sisters, in the Faith, Greetings to you from the God-trodden Mount of Sinai! Belated greetings for the Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt and Feast of the Annunciation (Julian Calendar)! The drama and challenges of life in the wilderness manifested in new...

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Prayer

Prayer

In this podcast, Veronica will be turning to the Orthodox Church for a starting structure for our prayer life and Elder Porphyrios for his instruction about the right attitude to have towards prayer. She looks at the importance of cooperation as we pray, which implies communication, respect, intimacy and love....

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LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom: Tuesday, April 15

LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom: Tuesday, April 15

Watch this evening’s Bridegroom Service live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It begins at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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Saint Innocent

Saint Innocent

He was the renaissance man’s renaissance man. Not only was he an intellectual powerhouse, a tall, sturdy and strong figure of a man, with a faith big enough for two continents, he was a designer and a builder too. He brought the word of the Gospel to unlettered peoples and...

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LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom, Monday April 14

LIVE! The Service of the Bridegroom, Monday April 14

Watch this evening’s Bridegroom Service live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It begins at 7:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

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Invite Someone You Love to Church for Pascha

Invite Someone You Love to Church for Pascha

As part of our ongoing effort to be a resource for Orthodox people and parishes, OCN has produced a short video invitation to come to church for Pascha. Whether you want to encourage someone who already believes, remind someone who is struggling why the battle is worth it, or invite...

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IOCC Helping Restore Homes And Livelihoods For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

IOCC Helping Restore Homes And Livelihoods For Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

April 11, 2014 (Baltimore, MD) — For years, Orlando supported his wife and five children by selling a daily catch of tilapia and milkfish snared from the coastal waters of Luzon, the largest and most populous island in the Philippines. On November 8, Orlando’s livelihood was abruptly swept away along...

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