An Orthodox Education

An Orthodox Education

“You sing this one.” The head chanter points at me. I’ve been at my parish assignment for a few months. At seminary, I’m taking my first semester of chant. I’ve been recording Matins on my phone every Sunday and practicing at home. This particular melody runs easily through my head,...

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The Parish Stewardship Program – Forms

The Parish Stewardship Program – Forms

Note to Parish Stewardship Team: If an individual indicates an interest, it must be acknowledged. To solicit volunteers and ignore their offer of assistance will likely have a negative effect on their parish participation in general and on stewardship specifically. See pp. 27 and 28 of The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese...

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Elder Ephraim from Simonos Petra: The Experience of Orthodox Church

Elder Ephraim from Simonos Petra: The Experience of Orthodox Church

Elder Ephraim from Simonos Petra’s Monastery, Mt Athos, Greece, speaks about the Experience of Orthodox Church today.   Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America originally commissioned...

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I Will Do Whatever is Needed—Mary

I Will Do Whatever is Needed—Mary

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth,  to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the...

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