The ANCHOR Is Featuring Lenten Programming

The ANCHOR Is Featuring Lenten Programming

Are you looking to increase your lenten efforts?  Maybe you’ve been fasting and are seeking inspiration.  Maybe you can’t attend services but want to be spiritually nourished.  OCN’s online radio station, the ANCHOR, is featuring our finest lenten themed interviews and programs.  Listen to great sermons and lectures from Fr....

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saints Chrysanthus and Daria

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saints Chrysanthus and Daria

  Listen to the daily readings for March 19, 2016, according to the calendar of the Orthodox Christian Church. Saint Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord. Verse: Oh God, hear my cry. Timothy, my son, be strong in the...

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Sacred and Folk Orthodox Music

Sacred and Folk Orthodox Music

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl031916wv.mp3 “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” ― Johann Sebastian Bach In this edition of Come Receive the Light, we have an Orthodox music pairing; sacred with folk. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Vladimir Morosan whose company...

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Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

  The Orthodox Church, in this case, recognizes only one authority: the Council of her canonical hierarchs ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Prot. No.: 314   PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE CONVOCATION OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH † B A R T H O L O M E...

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Philoptochos Women in NY Feed the Hungry

Philoptochos Women in NY Feed the Hungry

Looking into the Eyes of Christ Philoptochos Women from New Rochelle, NY Feed the Hungry As part of the Feeding the Hungry program of National Philoptochos the women of New Rochelle attempted to take away the sting of homelessness even for a day each month. If only you dear reader...

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Fasting, The Orthodox Christian Way

Fasting, The Orthodox Christian Way

How are you fasting during Great Lent?  This year, the Orthodox Church began its forty-day fasting period (more than 40 this year!) on Monday, March 14th, in preparation for Great and Holy Easter (Pascha) on May 1st.  The date this year is especially far from Western Christian Easter, which will...

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Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Archons, Mount Athos, the UN and Great Lent

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”,  the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines this week of March 18th, 2016. 50th Anniversary of Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle Holy Community...

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Come with Conviction, Not Just for the Signs

Come with Conviction, Not Just for the Signs

The crowd that had been with him when He called Lazarus out of the tomb and raised him from the dead bore witness. The reason why the crowd went to meet him was that they heard he had done this sign.  John 12: 17-18, Friday of the First Week of Lent ...

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