Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Orthodox News

In Defense of Christians: A Report on the Summit

On September 8th, I made my way to Washington DC, together with a diverse group of archbishops, bishops, priests, theologians, laymen, and politicians,…

Sep 15, 2014
Orthodox News

What Really Happened When Sen. Ted Cruz Addressed Persecuted Middle Eastern Christians

The IDC Summit for Middle Eastern Christians, held in Washington, D.C. this week, had many important moments. The most frustrating of these was the keynote…

Sep 12, 2014
Come Receive the Light

An Orthodox Wedding

This week on CRTL, Fr. Demetri Tonias answers common questions about Orthodox marriage, both from practical as well as theological standpoints. For example,…

Sep 12, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Interview with Metropolitan JOSEPH

Today, OCN Executive Director Fr. Christopher Metropulos spoke with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph in Washington, DC, where both are attending the IDC…

Sep 10, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on Sunday before Holy Cross

Tomorrow, we commemorate the birth of the Theotokos. Your birth, O Theotokos, brought joy to the whole world, for from you dawned the sun of righteousness,…

Sep 07, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the 12th Sunday of Matthew

This video was recorded live during Divine Liturgy this morning. Holy days occurring this week included the commemoration of St. Phanourios and Friday’s…

Aug 31, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Christian in Gaza

The war in Gaza is attracting lots of headlines nowadays, but how many really understand what is going on, especially for the Christian minority in this…

Aug 29, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the 11th Sunday of Matthew

On this 11th Sunday of Matthew, we commemorate Eutyches the Hieromartyr & Disciple of St. John the Theologian, and Saint Cosmas of Aetolia, Equal to…

Aug 24, 2014
Come Receive the Light

You Should Know What I Think By Now!

“We’ve been married all these years! You should know what I think by now!” How many times have you said these words – or thought…

Aug 22, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the 10th Sunday of Saint Matthew

In birth, you preserved your virginity; in death, you did not abandon the world, O Theotokos. As mother of life, you departed to the source of life, delivering…

Aug 17, 2014
Come Receive the Light

How is Marriage Different?

Fr. Brendan Pelphrey speaks with Fr. Chris about marriage this week. How does it differ from a partnership or simply a love between two people? What is…

Aug 14, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew

This is the celebration of Divine Liturgy on the 9th Sunday of Matthew, which is midway through the Dormition Fast. We are preparing for the Feast coming…

Aug 10, 2014