Thank you…for everything!

Thank you…for everything!

When do you say “thank you” to God? Whenever He helps you with something? But that’s impossible! He is helping you all the time! Today, in the Gospel reading, we hear the story of the ten men who had the awful skin disease of leprosy. When Jesus healed these ten...

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Blessing of the Water Service in Okinawa

Blessing of the Water Service in Okinawa

The Metropolis of Chicago is extremely proud to share this outdoor Blessing of the Water Service. This past Sunday Navy Lieutenant Commander Father David C. Hostetler, who calls Chicago his home, currently assigned Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox Chapel, US Marine Camp Foster on Okinawa, Japan, held the first ever...

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Christ’s Person as the Foundation of Church Life

Christ’s Person as the Foundation of Church Life

Archbishop Jovan of Ochrid speaks for the significance of Christ’s Person for Church life. 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 by SCOBA to create...

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Humility

Humility

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.  Luke 10:27 Humble yourselves before the Lord and He will exalt you....

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