New Study Looks Into US Orthodox Theological Schools

New Study Looks Into US Orthodox Theological Schools

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America has released a new study report today. The study focuses on US educational institutions that offer programs in Orthodox theology. It is based on a survey of 12 Orthodox theological schools in the US. The report examines degrees and programs...

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IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

IOCC Helps Syrian Refugees on Chios

News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America: IOCC RELIEF EASES HARDSHIP FOR SYRIAN REFUGEES AND GREEK HOSTS October 20, 2015 (Baltimore, MD)— In spite of worsening weather on...

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Have You Learned Your Hadjidakis?

Have You Learned Your Hadjidakis?

A few years ago I watched a YouTube video of Danny Kay singing with Nana Mouskouri and Harry Belafonte.  They sang Opa Nina Nina Nai, or a slight rendition of it, and it touched a place in my soul I had ignored for years.   I called my mom to see if...

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Conference Addresses Speaking to Secular America

Conference Addresses Speaking to Secular America

It’s not too late!   Sign up to attend this exciting conference!  Speaking to Secular America: How the Church Is Reaching Out to the Non-Religious in Our Society, with a Keynote Address by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America, is scheduled for October 28-30, 2015.  This conference is in conjunction with the...

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What Is a Saint?

What Is a Saint?

Our primary goal at the  Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is to share the truth of Orthodoxy with the world. Our secondary goal is to generate fruitful conversations that strengthen us in our own faith and increase our ability to share it in meaningful ways with our fellow human beings. This is why...

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OCF Winter College Conference, Modern Martyrs: Witnesses of the World

OCF Winter College Conference, Modern Martyrs: Witnesses of the World

There are a few times that I can remember where my life was truly imprinted upon.  One of those times was during an OCF Winter Retreat.  I had spent too many months in college filling my brain with facts and figures that I had forgotten to pray, go out of...

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New Online Daily Scripture Calendar

New Online Daily Scripture Calendar

On December 11, 2014, we posted an interview with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, to discuss his new position and  his vision for the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese (AOCA).   In their conversation he mentioned   “Given my ministry is so vast, and I am a servant – I will serve all the...

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How’s Your Prayer Life?

How’s Your Prayer Life?

Jesus said, “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you pray, go...

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Put Your Trust in the Church

Put Your Trust in the Church

In a world with more than 43,000 denominations of Christianity, it is ever more crucial that we learn to discern the truth among the many partial truths spoken in the name of Jesus Christ. The Orthodox Christian Church, loyal to the truth as taught by the Holy Apostles, has been...

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