OCMC News – Remembering Michael Jaharis: A Man Dedicated to Sharing the Faith

OCMC News – Remembering Michael Jaharis: A Man Dedicated to Sharing the Faith

Inspired by the OCMC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding missionary outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers the Gospel worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to so respond to the missionary calling.  Please join us in raising awareness for...

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Jay Sekulow to Deliver Major Policy Address on Religious Liberty

Jay Sekulow to Deliver Major Policy Address on Religious Liberty

The Orthodox Christian Network features the important work of organizations that promote religious freedom, defend Christian Rights and stand against Christian persecution.  You have our resound commitment to be a resource of compassion, a voice of help, and active participant to helping all in need.   Our religious liberty is...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Leo, Bishop of Catania

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Leo, Bishop of Catania

February 20, 2016 Saint Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 2:11-19 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 31.11,1 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous. Verse: Blessed are they whose transgressions have been forgiven. Timothy, my son, the saying is sure: If we have died with him, we shall also...

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Teenagers Prepare for National Oratorical Festival 

Teenagers Prepare for National Oratorical Festival 

  The clock is ticking as the 2016 Greek Orthodox Archdiocese National St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival is nearing June 10-12, 2016 Greek Orthodox youth have been anticipating the warmth of the national venue this frosty winter, as the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival is being hosted by the Metropolis of...

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God’s Plan for Your Family

God’s Plan for Your Family

  Do your plans for your family align with God’s plan for your family?  Have we allowed work, busy-ness and wealth as our priorities?  These are all goals of society, but not the ways of God.  God wants so much more of us and for us.  He wants peace, love,...

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Agape, Gratitude and the Ten Lepers

Agape, Gratitude and the Ten Lepers

  In the Sunday sermon on the Ten Lepers, Fr. Lazarakis speaks of two virtues: Love and Gratitude.  Of all the virtues, these two are the greatest.  And when we talk about love, agape, which is understood as unconditional love, is the premier.  Watch and listen as we learn more...

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Understanding Love on Valentine’s Day

Understanding Love on Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Although this was a day that originally celebrated a 4th century martyred priest, St. Valentine, who obviously loved Jesus Christ above all else, even life itself, it has transformed into a day celebrating the love we have for our spouses and the dearly beloved in our lives. It’s...

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God’s Vision for You

God’s Vision for You

    Fr. Nicholas Louh explores God’s Vision for You! From the moment you took your first breath and through all your accomplishments, we take pictures and frame them. Just like there are pictures of past events and goals there are new pictures that God wants you to put into...

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Wealth, Greed, and the American Gospel

Wealth, Greed, and the American Gospel

When Martin Shkreli, American Entrepreneur and Pharmaceutical Executive, recently acquired the rights to a drug used to fight AIDS and increased its price from $13.50 to $750 per pill, there were incredible cries of outrage.  In recent weeks, at least according to photos chosen by media outlets, that outrage increased,...

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Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta: ‘St Porphyrios, a Great Figure of Orthodoxy’

Metropolitan Alexios of Atlanta: ‘St Porphyrios, a Great Figure of Orthodoxy’

In this video Father Alexis speaks of his wonderful and God-sent relationship with St. Pophyrios. Some of the many things he mentions are the Saint’s inexplicable ability to represent divine providence, and how St. Pophyrios in fact saved the Metropolitain’s life when he was shot. Metropolitain Alexios stated, “So today...

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Daily Devotion, February 19: PRAY!

Daily Devotion, February 19: PRAY!

Pray constantly!  I Thessalonians 5:17   Good morning Prayer Team! Note: Beginning tomorrow, Saturday, February 20, I will begin a new unit of the Prayer Team, centered around Triodion, Lent, Holy Week, Pascha and Pentecost.  The weekend reflections on the Liturgy will be on hold for a couple of months,...

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