The Orthodox Are Celebrating

The Orthodox Are Celebrating

  BBC News produced an awesome collection of photos of the Orthodox around the world celebrating Christmas. Faithful from Europe, Africa, and the Middle East all celebrated Christ’s birth according to their own local customs, all of which included the Church and religious aspects of the feast.  Click here to...

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Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

Daily Devotion, January 10: The Entrance of the Holy Gospel

O come, let us worship and bow down, let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  Psalm 95:6 Wisdom. Arise. Come let us worship and bow down before Christ. Save us o Son of God, (who rose from the dead/who are wondrous among your saints) to Thee we sing: Alleluia....

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We Are Always Being Taught

We Are Always Being Taught

  “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.”   Dostoevsky wrote these words at a different time, but they are still very relevant today.   In this week’s edition of Come Receive the Light, we have insightful conversations with two different professors. Listen as...

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Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another; but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of deeds done by...

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Congresswoman Honors Rev. Hadgigeorge in US House.

Congresswoman Honors Rev. Hadgigeorge in US House.

Known as a peacemaker who led with quiet strength, Reverend Chris Hadgigeorge of blessed memory was recently honored on CSPAN by US Rep Marcy Kaptur. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur referred to Reverend Chris Hadgigeorge, former pastor and pastor emeritus of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in North Toledo, Ohio, as “an...

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Prayer Corners Around the World

Prayer Corners Around the World

  We have the best fan base on Social Media!  They are so excited about living their Orthodox faith, they send us their photos to share with the rest of the world. For Orthodox faithful, prayer corners are a sacred place, set aside in homes, where icons, vigil lamps, censers,...

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OCMC News – OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi Meets with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew

OCMC News – OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi Meets with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew

by Alex Goodwin (Posted 1/7/2016) On Friday, December 11th, 2015, following a lunch hosted at the Patriarchate, OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi had a private meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew. Fr. Martin, on behalf of the Mission Center’s board, staff, missionaries, volunteers, and supporters thanked the Ecumenical...

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Fellowship Opportunity at United Nations 

Fellowship Opportunity at United Nations 

  GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESAN FELLOWSHIP TO WORK AT THE UNITED NATIONS NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America announces the continuation of its Faith-based Diplomacy & Advocacy Initiative. The Initiative established a total of four (2 for 2015-2016 and 2 for 2016-2017)...

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Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

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 #88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC Love isn’t...

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Nativity Devotion, January 8: We Have Seen the Light

Nativity Devotion, January 8: We Have Seen the Light

The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, towards the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—the people who sat in darkness have seen a great light, and for those who sat in the region and shadow of death, Light has dawned.” From that time Jesus began to...

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