Speaking to Secular America: The God You Don’t Believe in

Speaking to Secular America: The God You Don’t Believe in

  “The God You Don’t Believe in – Conversations with a Secular World”   A crowd gathered in the Maliotis Cultural Center of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox of Theology on the evening of October 29, 2015, the last night of the Speaking to Secular America Conference hosted by...

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St. Tikhon’s Seminary hosts OCEC Training

St. Tikhon’s Seminary hosts OCEC Training

  The Orthodox Christian Education Commission (OCEC) came to St. Tikhon’s Seminary on Saturday, December 12th.  V. Rev. George Alberts, Khouria Anna Hughes, and Matushka Myra Kovalak prepared a full day’s training program for seminarians and seminary wives.   Fr. Steven welcomed them in the morning as sessions got underway....

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St. Vladimir’s Seminary Elects Three New Trustees

St. Vladimir’s Seminary Elects Three New Trustees

   At its meeting held November 12–13, 2015, the Board of Trustees of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary elected three new members, including His Grace Bishop David of the Coptic Orthodox Church. Additionally, the Board honored two retiring Trustees for their distinguished service to the Seminary:...

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Daily Reading for December 15, 2015

Daily Reading for December 15, 2015

  St. Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 1:8-18 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 115.15,12 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. Verse: What shall I render to the Lord for all that he has given me? TIMOTHY, my son, do not be ashamed then of testifying...

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Yes Melanie, There Is a Santa Claus

Yes Melanie, There Is a Santa Claus

  As a child I remember him – the warm, benevolent visitor who magically ate our Christmas cookies and left behind a slew of beautiful presents for my brothers and me. But more so, I remember him as a god-like figure. He was all-good, all-knowing, all-loving and I just imagined...

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Memories of St. Nicholas: A Refuge In the Midst of a Busy City

Memories of St. Nicholas: A Refuge In the Midst of a Busy City

Learn about St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center, New York. Inspired by the project to rebuild St. Nicholas Shrine, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature stories and news related to its progress. On September 11, 2001, Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church was crushed under the...

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LIVE Bible Study Guide- Session 40- The Book of Acts

LIVE Bible Study Guide- Session 40- The Book of Acts

LIVE STREAM Bible Study Guide The Book of Acts 17.32 – 18.17 – Homily 39 December 16, 2015 With Father Athanasios Haros Every Wednesday at 7 p.m. EST Watch LIVE Bible Study When: December 16, 2015 & Every Wednesdays at 7 p.m. EST What:  A Bible Study on the Book of Acts ...

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Watch Be the Bee – Episode 87 – Give Thanks to the Lord

Watch Be the Bee – Episode 87 – Give Thanks to the Lord

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #87 – Give Thanks to the Lord Giving thanks isn’t...

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Young Adult Blog Post – When Our Fire For Christ Dies Out

Young Adult Blog Post – When Our Fire For Christ Dies Out

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – Commitment to Christ In a recent post on The Ladder, Sam Williams...

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Calculating Christmas

Calculating Christmas

  It is said that the date December 25th was of significance even for the Roman Christians of the third century, and it very well could have been the date of Christmas back then. It is very interesting to know that December 25th resulted from the early Christian attempts to...

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Changing Your World, Part 2: Influencing Your World with Love.

Changing Your World, Part 2: Influencing Your World with Love.

The Devil tries to defeat you with lies that you don’t have influence in the lives of people.  But you have influencing power over your world.  And it isn’t what you say that affects people the most but what you do.  Referring to Acts 16:22-31, Fr. Nicholas refers to the...

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CRTL GREEK: Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou,

CRTL GREEK: Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou,

  Ο Mπάρμπα-Μανώλης ο Βασιλές Γι αυτόν ανοίξανε οι πύλες του Ουρανού για να μπει μέσα στον Παράδεισο. Τέτοιος άνθρωπος ήταν, eνας πολίτης της Βασιλείας των Ουρανών πάνω στη γη. Uncle Manolis, the King, by Photis Kontoglou. It is for him that the gates of Heaven opened so that he...

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