Miracle Icon of St. John the Baptist is Still Streaming Oil

Miracle Icon of St. John the Baptist is Still Streaming Oil

In October 2015, OCN reported that there was a miracle icon at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, IL that was streaming oil.  (Oil from Icon Is a Sign of Saint’s Presence) Fr. Sam (Sotirios) Dimitriou, the parish priest, told us oil had been on the icon of St. John the...

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I Have Given You Power Over the Enemy

I Have Given You Power Over the Enemy

Listen to the Daily Reading for May 3, 2016. Acts of the Apostles 2:14-21 IN THOSE DAYS, standing with the eleven, Peter lifted up his voice and addressed them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words....

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Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary April 29, 2016 Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter Michelle and I extend our best wishes to members of the Orthodox Christian community here in America and around the world as they observe Holy Friday and the Feast of...

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Encyclical and Video Message of Archbishop Demetrios

Encyclical and Video Message of Archbishop Demetrios

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2016 May 1, 2016 Holy Pascha The Feast of Feasts He is not here; for He is risen as He said! Matthew 28:6 To the Most Reverend Hierarchs, the Reverend Priests and Deacons, the Monks and Nuns, the Presidents and Members of the...

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OCN Spark and Prayer Book for iPhone

OCN Spark and Prayer Book for iPhone

The Orthodox Christian Network is thrilled to announce two Orthodox apps for i Phones &  iPads! OCN Spark for iPhone OCN Spark is an Orthodox Christian News portal that allows you to take action. Spark provides daily devotions, live Bible study, and you can read and learn about events going...

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Pascha Message from Metropolitan IAKOVOS of Chicago

Pascha Message from Metropolitan IAKOVOS of Chicago

HOLY PASCHA, 2016 Dearly Beloved, “Having beheld the Resurrection of Christ, let us worship…” The proclamation of the triumph of our Lord, the Holy Lord Jesus risen from the dead, is a call to receive the Light of the World, and a call to worship. In our churches this Pascha,...

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The Icon of the Resurrection

The Icon of the Resurrection

Peter said, “Brethren, I may say to you confidently of the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would set one of his...

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