Mother’s Day and the Church

Mother’s Day and the Church

Dr. Petros Panayiotopoulos   Mother’s Day today and children all over the world take the opportunity to remember and honour their mother. There are also a good number of cynics who view the adoption of the ‘feast’ as a phenomenon of naked commercialization, while there are others who consider the...

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A Personal Note from Me to You

A Personal Note from Me to You

The OCN family is sending prayers and warmest wishes for a speedy recovery to Fr. Stavros following his surgery.  We hope his recovery period finds him steadier, stronger, and healthier with each day.   We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.  ...

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The Common Bond of Motherhood

The Common Bond of Motherhood

An expectant mother holds her belly and feels her baby kick inside. A young woman wipes her child’s tears and kisses him afterwards. A grandmother gently tells her grandchild that she loves her. Even though a mother and daughter are separated by miles, their love for each other is never...

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