Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference

Renewing the Male and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church 2017 Conference On October 6-7, 2017, the St. Phoebe Center for the Deaconess will hold its 2017 conference: Renewing the Males and Female Diaconate in the Orthodox Church.  This Pan-Orthodox conference will examine the theology, history, and purpose of the...

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National Philoptochos Donates to Greece and Cyprus

National Philoptochos Donates to Greece and Cyprus

NATIONAL PHILOPTOCHOS ANNOUNCES $115,000 IN DISBURSEMENTS FOR GREECE AND CYPRUS BRINGING TOTAL SUPPORT TO $789,120 New York, NY:  As we celebrate Independence Day and the ideals and principles of our homeland, a country of immigrants, we remain committed to and supportive of our ancestral homes. Accordingly, the Greek Orthodox Ladies...

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On Youth and the Church

On Youth and the Church

Listen Now    Join us today as we discuss the topic of ministering to youth, and how we can engage them and minister to them in a sustainable way that allows them to find their purpose in the Church.  Guest host Fr. Michael Marcantoni first speaks with Katrina Bitar, the...

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The easy life?

The easy life?

Wouldn’t it be great to spend your whole life relaxing, kicking back, eating good food, and enjoying the easy life? A happy, comfortable, pain-free life. Sounds good at first…but would it really be so good? Today’s epistle reading is a letter Saint Paul wrote to the people of Corinth. The new...

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Abbot Damascene: Holy Mountain

Abbot Damascene: Holy Mountain

Watch Now “Athos is the motherland of orthodox monasticism in the world!”: In this part of his interview to Pemptousia, Archimandrite Damascene talks about his experience of his visits to Athos, the Holy Mountain. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency...

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First Discourse on the Beatitudes

First Discourse on the Beatitudes

Saint Gregory of Nyssa   When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying: ‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven’. Come, let us...

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Be Quick to Forgive When Something Goes Wrong   

Be Quick to Forgive When Something Goes Wrong  

Listen Now. 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 Brethren, if a man is overtaken in any trespass, you who are...

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