Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Great and Holy Saturday

On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our…

Apr 10, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

The Service of the Bridegroom

This Orthros service otherwise known as the Bridegroom Service is conducted on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday nights. The themes throughout these services…

Apr 06, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast — Palm Sunday

The Saviour has come today to the city of Jerusalem, to fulfill the Scriptures; and all have taken palms into their hands and spread their garments before…

Apr 06, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Holy Week or Holy Weekend?

Do you participate in a holy week, or a holy weekend? We welcome back Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, the pastor of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa,…

Apr 03, 2015
Come Receive the Light

What is a Passion Bearer?

The term Passion Bearer describes the type of martyrdom many have suffered under communism. They weren’t given the option to live if they would deny…

Mar 27, 2015
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