The Feast of Pentecost

The Feast of Pentecost

During the Feast of the Tabernacles the Holy Spirit came down on the Apostles of Jesus Christ according to his promise. The Spirit appeared on them in the form of fire flames and enabled them to speak the languages of all the nations of the world, to go and spread...

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Sounding the Sacred and the Gospel of John

Sounding the Sacred and the Gospel of John

  How does music affect your faith?  Join us for a conversation between guest host Father Gregory Joyce and Dr. Peter Bouteneff focusing on the Arvo Part Project. Listen in as their conversation attempts to unravel the relationship between Arvo Part’s music and his Orthodox Christian faith.  Videos from the conference...

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Greetings from the Holy Land – the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage

Greetings from the Holy Land – the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage

The OCN is pleased to share with you written excerpts and photos from the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage of the Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology.  The students started their pilgrimage on May 21st and will return to Boston on June 26th. This is a wonderful opportunity for...

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You Can’t Have it Both Ways

You Can’t Have it Both Ways

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.  Galatians 5: 22-23   But I say, walk by the Spirit, and do not gratify the...

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Stability of Place

Stability of Place

Abbot Tryphon   An Elder said: Just as a tree cannot bear fruit if it is often transplanted, so neither can a monk bear fruit if he frequently changes his abode. In an age when people change addresses as often as those in past generations changed their socks, stability of...

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