Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Come Receive the Light

The First Orthodox Bishop Ordained in America

Do you know who the first Orthodox bishop ordained in America was? Did you say St. Raphael of Brooklyn? The Antiochian Archdiocese is remembering St. Raphael…

Mar 20, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Economic Crisis in Greece: An Update

In this episode, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Constantine M. Triantafilou, the Executive Director of International Orthodox Christian Charities,…

Mar 16, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Suffering, Upheaval, and Strife in Syria

​In this episode, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Mark Ohanian, who has just returned from Syria with a report on the horrific situation Orthodox…

Mar 16, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Sunday of the Holy Cross

Third Sunday of Lent– The Holy Cross On this Sunday, the third Sunday of Lent, we celebrate the veneration of the honorable and Life-Giving Cross, and…

Mar 15, 2015
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 55

Matthew 25:14-30 We must be good stewards- A third parable! 1. Each of us receives talents- what are we doing with them? Time, Talent, Treasure, Trust…

Mar 15, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Too Young to Witness for Christ?

Are you too young to be a martyr, a witness for Christ?  Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis is with us again, and he has the answer to this question.  Listen…

Mar 13, 2015
Come Receive the Light

What is Martyrdom?

Are you willing to die for your faith? Do you know what it means to be a martyr? Fr. Chris brings these questions to Dr.James Skedros, Dean of Holy Cross…

Mar 06, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Christian Rights and Freedom Symposium

In this episode of OCN Now, Fr. Christopher Metropulos interviews Fr. Philemon Patitsas, Pastor of St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, FL about…

Mar 03, 2015
The Sounding

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers as Celebrated at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL. A feast of joy and gladness is revealed to us…

Mar 01, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast – Sunday of Orthodoxy

A feast of joy and gladness is revealed to us today! For the teachings of the true Faith shine forth in all their glory, and the Church of Christ is bright…

Mar 01, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Are You Scared of Confession?

Does the thought of confession terrify you? You’ve never been? During the Lenten Season, we are encouraged to participate in the sacrament of confession,…

Feb 27, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast – Forgiveness Sunday – Cheesefare

Before we enter the Lenten fast, we are reminded that there can be no true fast, no genuine repentance, no reconciliation with God, unless we are at the…

Feb 22, 2015

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