Interview with Metropolitan JOSEPH

Interview with Metropolitan JOSEPH

Today, OCN Executive Director Fr. Christopher Metropulos spoke with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph in Washington, DC, where both are attending the IDC Summit calling attention to the plight of Christians in the Middle East. His Eminence is the newly elected Metropolitan of the Antiochian Archdiocese in the United States. Members...

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The Universal Exaltation of  The Precious and Life-Giving Cross

The Universal Exaltation of The Precious and Life-Giving Cross

To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the Parish Councils of the Greek Orthodox Communities, the Distinguished Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Day, Afternoon, and Church Schools, the Philoptochos Sisterhoods, the Youth, the Hellenic Organizations, and the...

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LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 2

LIVE Bible Study: The Church of the Holy Apostles, Session 2

Welcome to our online Bible study!  The title for this session is “The Church of the Holy Apostles: A Bible Study on the Book of Acts.” Our class will air each Wednesday night at 7:00 PM Eastern time, and you will be able to watch the live stream here on...

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The Eucharist: Its Meaning and Place in Our Salvation

The Eucharist: Its Meaning and Place in Our Salvation

The earliest title of the main Sunday service of the Christian Church is “the Eucharist”, from the Greek word eucharisteo, meaning, “to give thanks.” As early as about the middle of the second century, Justin the Philosopher (later known as “Justin Martyr”) wrote that the bread and wine which the...

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The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres. Alexandra reminds us to look for the Cross and shares a story of Saint Lambert of Belgium. You will also find things to color and activities to...

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