Ascending the Mount of Temptation Reflection

Ascending the Mount of Temptation Reflection

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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Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Religious belief vs. religious practice – in the years since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Christianity in the area has experienced a re-boot.  A new survey by the Pew Research Center shows that Orthodox Christians in Europe believe in God, and strongly identify with their Orthodox faith, however they...

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36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS   YEARLY GATHERING IS LARGEST EVENT FOR METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO PALOS HILLS, IL: Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago officially opened the 36th Annual Metropolis of Chicago Junior Olympics this morning to a massive gathering of youth, parents, coaches and clergy from throughout the Metropolis...

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Love Is a Choice

Love Is a Choice

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   For I desire steadfast love and not sacrifice, the knowledge of God,...

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