May the Memory of Michael Jaharis Be Eternal

May the Memory of Michael Jaharis Be Eternal

Please join us as we pray for a man who loved God and put this love into action for God’s glory. Feb 17, 2016 NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America mourns the passing in the Lord of Mr. Michael E. Jaharis, 87, Archon Exarchos of the Ecumenical Patriarchate,...

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OCN’s Rudder Producer Wins Another Grammy

OCN’s Rudder Producer Wins Another Grammy

  OCN would like to congratulate Dr. Vladimir Morosan for producing the winning score of this year’s Grammy for “Best Choral Performance.”   Dr. Morosan and his wife, Helen Levenetz, are the program directors of OCN’s RUDDER, a 24/7 Internet Radio station providing Orthodox sacred music to reach people throughout the world and...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Leo the Great

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Leo the Great

February 18, 2016 Saint Peter’s First Universal Letter 4:12-19; 5:1-5 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the earth. Verse: The heavens declare the glory of God. Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal which comes upon you to prove you, as though...

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The Children’s Word: Be proud?

The Children’s Word: Be proud?

Has anybody ever told you to “be proud”? Sometimes people tell us to be proud of something we have or something we’ve done. When you win a medal or a trophy, somebody might tell you to “be proud of yourself.” But is being proud a good thing? In today’s Gospel...

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Agape Love vs. Erotic Love

Agape Love vs. Erotic Love

  Saint Valentine In our Western world and culture, February 14th is  Valentine’s Day, a day given to honor romantic love known in Greek as eros.  It is called Valentine’s day, but not too long ago, it was still called St. Valentine’s day.  According to legend, and there are conflicting legends, St....

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Daily Devotion, February 17: Up the Time – Is Five Minutes Enough for This?

Daily Devotion, February 17: Up the Time – Is Five Minutes Enough for This?

  And in the morning, a great while before day, Jesus rose and went out to a lonely place, and there He prayed.  Mark 1:35   Good morning Prayer Team! The older I get, the more I realize that I need God.  Sometimes I realize that by choice—I wake up...

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