The Challenge of Fasting in the Modern World

The Challenge of Fasting in the Modern World

We’re most of the way through our Lenten journey! Pascha is, without a doubt, my favorite holiday. I love the reverence of Holy Week services. I love the buildup to the Resurrection. I love that it takes place in Spring (the best of all the seasons). The process of preparing,...

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What it Means to be Happy in a Marriage

What it Means to be Happy in a Marriage

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss cornerstone marriages v. capstone marriages, expectations and and why God gave us Holy Marriages.  The truth is that God gave us Holy Marriages to bring us closer to Him, to be more like Christ and to help each other on the path to salvation....

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God’s Kingdom

God’s Kingdom

Have you ever played knights? Maybe you had a sword fight with a friend, and you battled each other to see who would win. Fighting for the kingdom is the best part of playing knights! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a different kind of kingdom. This kingdom is...

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The Cost of Discipleship—The Distorted Image and What It Means to Surrender—Part Thirteen

The Cost of Discipleship—The Distorted Image and What It Means to Surrender—Part Thirteen

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching...

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‘Triumphant Leader’ (setting by Georgios Raidestinos), Greek Byzantine Choir

‘Triumphant Leader’ (setting by Georgios Raidestinos), Greek Byzantine Choir

Listen now  ‘Triumphant Leader’ (setting by Georgios Raidestinos), tone plagal four. Sung by the Greek Byzantine Choir conducted by Lykourgos Angelopoulos. From the CD Hymne Acathiste (2005). Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops...

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