An Opportunity to Reflect at a Church Dedicated to the Apostles Near the Sea of Galilee

An Opportunity to Reflect at a Church Dedicated to the Apostles Near the Sea of Galilee

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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Our Relationship with God: 7. The mind of Christ

Our Relationship with God: 7. The mind of Christ

Very Rev. Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) The regenerated man has another mind, ‘the mind of Christ’, another understanding, ‘that which is in Christ Jesus’, another heart, in which ‘dwells Christ by faith’. He becomes like unto Christ and fulfills his purpose. Man acquires the ‘mind of Christ’, which means that he...

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Being obedient

Being obedient

Do you know what it means to be obedient? You might think of a dog being obedient to its master. But have your parents ever asked you to be obedient to them? When you obey somebody (when you’re obedient), you do what somebody says to do. Sometimes, that might be...

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God is Love

God is Love

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 Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and He...

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China’s New Martyrs

China’s New Martyrs

11 June 1900: a day of Diocletian-like persecution against the numerous Christians of the vast land of China. A day of anger and fire and upheaval. The Boxer rebels vented their fury in particular against the Orthodox, who all together numbered no more than seven hundred, and struck at Christ’s...

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