Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

The Sounding

The Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople

  A role in dialogue   For the past several years as the then Executive Director and now the Founding Father of the Orthodox Christian Network…

Feb 09, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Setting Higher Standards in Service and Politics 

    Our feature conversation is an archived recording with Michael Stanley Dukakis.  He shares his personal thoughts on maintaining a healthy…

Feb 05, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Orthodoxy in the Old Testament Prophets and Music  

In celebration of the Three Hierarchs, we went back into our archives to find a conversation between Fr. Chris Metropulos, currently the President of Hellenic…

Jan 30, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Holy People and Holy Places 

  Have you ever been on a pilgrimage?  Have you traveled to a holy place with the purpose of venerating it, or in order visit historical or sacred…

Jan 23, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Sanctity of Life and Sacred Music

  Orthodox Christians for Life are gathering once again for the Washington, DC March for Life on January 22, 2016 marking the 43rd Anniversary of…

Jan 14, 2016
Come Receive the Light

We Are Always Being Taught

  “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.”   Dostoevsky wrote these words at a different time,…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding

You Can Help “Share the Light”

Do you benefit from OCN’s ministry? Do you believe in creating a powerful media outreach for Orthodox Christianity? Then please stand with us at…

Jan 07, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Our Nature and Original Sin

    Why would God put a tree in the center of a garden and then tell Adam and Even not to touch it?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Justin…

Jan 04, 2016
The Sounding

Has Christmas Died?

  “Forget public Nativity scenes, as court fiat commanded us to do years ago. On Fifth Avenue this year you can’t even find dear old Santa Claus….

Dec 27, 2015
Come Receive the Light

It’s Still Christmas

    It’s Christmas!  For Orthodox Christians, the arrival of December 26 doesn’t mean we put Christmas away, it means it’s time to celebrate!…

Dec 26, 2015
OCN Responds

Have you Ever Googled: The Story of the Nativity

Google:  The Story of the Nativity.  This is the way some digital natives understand the Story of the Nativity. The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN)…

Dec 23, 2015
Come Receive the Light

When Our Children Leave the Nest

  Although we raise our children to be independent, did we prepare ourselves to live independently of them?  It can be a very trying time for parents…

Dec 16, 2015