Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

We are about to experience a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the Holy Orthodox Church will be gathering on Pentecost to convene a Holy and Great Council. It’s been 1200 years since anything of this magnitude has taken place. We...

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The Disciples were First Called Christians in Antioch 

The Disciples were First Called Christians in Antioch 

Listen to the Daily Reading for May 29, 2016, Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, and then watch a Bible Study on the verses.   Acts of the Apostles 11:19-30 IN THOSE DAYS, those apostles who were scattered because of the persecution that arose over Stephen traveled as far as Phoenicia...

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Fr. Evagoras Speaks about the Stolen Icon

Fr. Evagoras Speaks about the Stolen Icon

On Sunday, May 8, 2016, an icon of St. Spyridon was stolen from Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church on Wadsworth Avenue, New York City.  We’ve invited Fr. Evagoras Constantinides, parish priest of the Washington Heights Community, to tell us about the unfortunate incident. If you have any information regarding the...

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Council, Commencement, Theft, and Long Life

Council, Commencement, Theft, and Long Life

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, Friday, May 27, 2016 • Ecumenical Patriarchate Provides Resources for Holy and Great Council •...

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Are You Ready to “Testify” as a “Witness”?

Are You Ready to “Testify” as a “Witness”?

There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.  He came for testimony, to bear witness to the Light, that all might believe through him.  He was not the Light, but came to bear witness to the Light.  John 1:6-8  (From the Gospel at the Divine Liturgy on...

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