LIVE STREAM Bible Study – “The Church of the Holy Apostles: The Book of Acts” – Session 29

The Church of the Holy Apostles; A Bible Study on the Book of Acts – Session 29 The text below is to accompany the LIVE Bible Study by Father Athanasios C. Haros Based upon the Homilies of St John Chrysostom (SJC) Study Guide – September 2, 2015, Acts 13.4-15 Homily 28...

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HCHC Awards Twenty Chrysostom Scholarships to Deserving Students

HCHC Awards Twenty Chrysostom Scholarships to Deserving Students

Hellenic College Holy Cross is pleased to announce that twenty students from this year’s incoming freshman class were recipients of the Hellenic College Chrysostom Scholarship. This is the largest group to be awarded this scholarship in any one academic year since its inception in 2009. The recipients are: Khalil Ayoub,...

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Stewards of God’s Creation

Stewards of God’s Creation

Stewards of God’s Creation Day of Prayer for the Protection of the Earth – September 1, 2015 Fr. Luke A. Veronis How many of us have enjoyed nature this summer? Where have you gone and how have you enjoyed nature? At the beginning of the summer​,​ our family went up to...

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Reception to Honor Inauguration of President Fr. Christopher Metropulos

Reception to Honor Inauguration of President Fr. Christopher Metropulos

The Board of Directors and Partners of the Orthodox Christian Network cordially invite you and a guest to a reception in honor of Our Founding Father, The Very Reverend Christopher T. Metropulos, following his Presidential Inauguration at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline, MA. The reception will take place 7:00...

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Learning to Write

Learning to Write

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures.  Please join us in raising...

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St. Tikhon’s to Sponsor Premiere of New Sacred Music

St. Tikhon’s to Sponsor Premiere of New Sacred Music

St. Tikhon’s to Sponsor Premiere of New Sacred Music Professional Vocal Ensemble Giving Benefit Concert in Manhattan on November 12 SOUTH CANAAN, PA (August 31, 2015) –  The Chamber Choir of St. Tikhon’s Monastery, a professional vocal ensemble under the auspices of America’s oldest Orthodox monastery, will give a concert...

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Assembly to Convene 6th Annual Meeting in September

Assembly to Convene 6th Annual Meeting in September

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America will hold its sixth annual meeting September 15-17, 2015 at the Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport Hotel. This year’s meeting will include two sessions devoted to canonical regional planning. In the first of these sessions, the Assembly’s 12 jurisdictional...

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Daily Devotion: Happy New Year

Daily Devotion: Happy New Year

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Genesis 1:1 Good morning Prayer Team! Today we mark two events in the life of the church. First today is the beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year. While the first day of the calendar year is January 1, the first day...

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God’s Creed – “I Believe in Man”

God’s Creed – “I Believe in Man”

”At a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate. That’s the world’s greatest lie.” These words appear early on in Brazilian author Paulo Coelho’s masterpiece The Alchemist, spoken by one of the main characters, the king of...

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Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment

Patriarchal Message for the New Ecclesiastical Year and the Day for the Protection of the Natural Environment

+ BARTHOLOMEW By God’s Mercy Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch To the Plenitude of the Church Grace, Peace and Mercy From the Creator, Sustainer and Governor of All Creation Our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ   “All of creation is renewed by the Holy Spirit, returning to...

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