Fasting is More Than a Diet

Fasting is More Than a Diet

Is gluttony a real thing? Can food do more than nourish you? Is the fast a diet or something more? Listen as Fr. Chris discusses fasting with Fr. Patrick Irish of Saint Mark Antiochian Orthodox Christian, Irvine, CA. It’s not too late! This will be an inspiration to a healthier...

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Three Sister Martyrs

Three Sister Martyrs

  Listen to the Daily Reading for April 16, 2016, 5th Saturday of Lent: The Akathist Hymn St. Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 9:1-7 BRETHREN, the first covenant had regulations for worship and an earthly sanctuary. For a tent was prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and...

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Marriage as a Path to Holiness Presentation

Marriage as a Path to Holiness Presentation

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, OH — Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at Saint Tikhons Seminary, South Canaan, PA will offer a presentation titled “Marriage as a Path to Holiness” at Archangel Michael Church, 5025 East Mill Road, Broadview Heights, OH from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday,...

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OCMC News – Planting More Seeds Among the Turkana: The 2016 OCMC Evangelism Team to Kenya

OCMC News – Planting More Seeds Among the Turkana: The 2016 OCMC Evangelism Team to Kenya

In the face of 100 degree heat, the shade offered by the large tree we approached was welcoming, but would the 90+ people already gathered beneath the tree be as welcoming? We had traveled by truck for more than four hours, a group of students from Holy Cross Seminary, a...

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Catholic News Service reports on ‘Together on the margins: Lesbos trip to be ecumenical sign of service’

Catholic News Service reports on ‘Together on the margins: Lesbos trip to be ecumenical sign of service’

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith and tradition. An Archon is an honoree by His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew for his outstanding service to the Church, and...

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Euthanasia: Turning your back on the opportunity for glorification

Euthanasia: Turning your back on the opportunity for glorification

With euthanasia, people aren’t making use of the right for a dignified death. Instead of making the most of this extremely trying time in the life of the patient as an opportunity for glorification, the ‘easy choice’ of a painless departure is taken. This is a eudaimonistic approach, by which people choose...

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Salvation is Possible Until the Very Last Moment, But Don’t Wait

Salvation is Possible Until the Very Last Moment, But Don’t Wait

One of the criminals who were hanged railed at Him, saying, “Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!” But the other rebuked him, saying, “Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? And we indeed justly; for we are receiving the due...

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