Commemorating the Repentance of St. Mary of Egypt

Commemorating the Repentance of St. Mary of Egypt

She was born in Egypt, in about 466 AD, to Christian parents. At the age of 12, she ran away from home to Alexandria, where she lived on the street, giving away her favours and spinning flax to feed herself. She loved a good party and her endless capacity for...

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Sinners and Tax Collectors

Sinners and Tax Collectors

Listen to the daily reading for April 2, 2016. St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 10:32-38 Brethren, recall the former days when, after you were enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings, sometimes being publicly exposed to abuse and affliction, and sometimes being partners with those so treated. For...

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God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl040216wv.mp3 In this episode of Come Receive the Light we have two interviews. First, Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Timothy G. Patitsas, Assistant Professor of Ethics at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology about the Orthodox understanding of death and the proper way to lay a body to rest...

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We Need the Church

We Need the Church

Be Transfigured – We Need the Church As human beings we sometimes feel paralyzed without help. We sometimes feel we can’t possibly reach Christ. At that moment it helps to always remember we have the Church to help us. Just as the paralytic whose friends lifted him over the wall...

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The Cross is the Ultimate Remedy

The Cross is the Ultimate Remedy

Το απόλυτο φάρμακο είναι ο Σταυρός Ο άγιος Νικόλαος Βελιμίροβιτς λέει ότι ο Κύριος σ’ όλους εκείνους που επιθυμούν να σωθούν από το θάνατο, προσφέρει το σταυρό, το πιο πικρό φάρμακο για τη θεραπεία τους. Η εκπομπή αυτή εξηγεί το λόγο για την πράξη αυτή του Χριστού.   The Cross...

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Missed Bible Study? Session 49 Archive- LIVE Bible Study

Missed Bible Study? Session 49 Archive- LIVE Bible Study

Missed Bible Study This Week? Watch the Session 49 Archive of the LIVE Bible Study- The Church of the Holy Apostles – The Book of Acts With Fr. Athanasios C. Haros  Watch the LIVE Bible Study from Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 7 p.m. EST on the Book of Acts – 22.17 – 23.5 –...

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By THIS All Men Will Know That You Are My Disciples

By THIS All Men Will Know That You Are My Disciples

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”  John 13: 34-35  (From the First Gospel on...

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OCN’s Newest Sounding Blog Chief, Katy Mena-Berkley

OCN’s Newest Sounding Blog Chief, Katy Mena-Berkley

We’d like to introduce to our new Sounding Blog Chief, Katy Mena-Berkley. Katy, a professional writer and yoga instructor based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has more than 10 years of experience in communications. Katy earned her BFA in fabric design from the University of Georgia and launched her writing career with...

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Great Easter Books for Kids

Great Easter Books for Kids

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching Publications featured in the Orthodox Christian Resource Catalog. The Catalog is a publication of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Department of Religious Education.    The Easter Story...

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