LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Forming Christian Culture Sponsored by St. George Greek Orthodox Church in Bethesda, MD.  These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the “down to earth” and practical ways we should understand and live our faith. In His parables to...

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Jerusalem For Christmas

Jerusalem For Christmas

Join us Saturday November 23rd in person at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC. OCN will be Facebook LIVE with a talk by Dr. Robin Darling-Young professor of Early Christian History at Catholic University of America. Dr. Darling-Young transport you to Jerusalem when Christ was born. She will...

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God Saved Us Because He Loves Us

God Saved Us Because He Loves Us

Salvation is A Gift Has anybody ever given you a gift…and you never gave anything back? Sometimes you might get a present, and you just say “thank you!” You might not give a present back. Today’s epistle reading reminds us of the great gift that God gives us…and we can...

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Sermon on the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Sermon on the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   On the 21st of November, the Church celebrates a special Feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary, her going to the Temple of Jerusalem. As we know from Holy Tradition, her parents Sts. Joachim and Anna were elderly and beyond child bearing years. After many prayers,...

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The Needful Thing Requires Practice and Discipline

The Needful Thing Requires Practice and Discipline

The Entrance of the Virgin Mary in the Temple (Ta Eisodia) Now as they went on their way, He entered a village; and a woman named Martha received Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to His teaching....

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Charlie Brown and Lucy

Charlie Brown and Lucy

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection, and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And the word of the Lord came to Zechariah, saying, “Thus say the Lord of hosts, Render true judgments, show kindness...

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A Theological Approach to and Interpretation of the Icon of the Entry of the Mother of God

A Theological Approach to and Interpretation of the Icon of the Entry of the Mother of God

Hierodeacon Filaretos, Monastery of the Holy Lavra, Kalavryta   When we look at the icon of the Entry of the Mother of God into the Temple, we’re conscious of the silence of the Holy Scriptures and listen instead to the augmentation of the Gospels by the sacred Tradition of the...

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Pilgrimage to The Holy Land and The Ecumenical Patriarchate

Pilgrimage to The Holy Land and The Ecumenical Patriarchate

AN OCN Experience.  Join us as we travel back to the roots of the Christian Faith. Led by Reverend Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos, Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne and Founding Father of Orthodox Christian Network (OCN), and Reverend Dr. Steven P. Zorzos, Protopresbyter of the Ecumenical Throne and Presiding Priest...

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God is an Optimist – We Should Be As Well

God is an Optimist – We Should Be As Well

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection, and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. He who diligently seeks good seeks favor, but evil come to him who searches for it. Proverbs 11:27 When our son...

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The Great Return – The renewal of Orthodoxy in Britain

The Great Return – The renewal of Orthodoxy in Britain

This inaugural video of The Academy of St Juliana focuses on the history of Orthodoxy in the British Isles and the role of the liturgical arts in the renewal of the spiritual and cultural life of the community and the nation. This video features interviews with: Archimandrite Philip of the...

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Praise Versus Encouragement

Praise Versus Encouragement

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection, and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. He who rebukes a man will afterward find more favor than he who flatters with his tongue. Proverbs 28:23 There is...

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