HCHC Celebrates Its 75th Commencement

HCHC Celebrates Its 75th Commencement

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology conducted its 75th Commencement exercises on its campus on Saturday, May 20, in the Pappas Gymnasium. “Surely this is a proud day not only for our school, but most importantly, for the Orthodox Church in America and our society,” said Rev....

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The Home of St. George the Great Martyr

The Home of St. George the Great Martyr

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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By THIS All Men Shall Know You are My Disciples

By THIS All Men Shall Know You are My Disciples

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 Jesus said, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one...

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The Theology of Gender – 17. Canons and freedom

The Theology of Gender – 17. Canons and freedom

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara Anything that takes place in the Church aims at the salvation of the people and thus, involves a pastoral element. In the same way, the canons of the Church are primarily pastoral texts and have as their objective the guidance of Christians in the spiritual life and the...

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The Importance of Fatherhood in the Orthodox Church – Family Insights Podcast Series

The Importance of Fatherhood in the Orthodox Church – Family Insights Podcast Series

Join us today as we discuss the role of fathers in the faith life and spiritual development of children. Overwhelming evidence shows that when a Christian father attends worship service on a regular basis, the rest of the family follows, thus confirming the essential role of the father as spiritual...

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Traditionalism, Conservatism and Change in the Orthodox Church

Traditionalism, Conservatism and Change in the Orthodox Church

We begin with a conversation between Fr. Chris and Fr. Oliver Herbel about change within the Orthodox Christian church. Fr.Oliver observes that the core truth of the Orthodox Church will never change, so how does the Orthodox Church continue to stay relevant in times while staying true to the core?...

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