Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

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
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

IOCC Offers Winter Relief in Syria

  The Syrian war has displaced six and a half million people inside its borders and driven more than four million more from their homes in search…

Dec 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Counting Down to Christmas

  Happy Holidays?  There are just a few weeks and days left until we celebrate Christmas.  We found a lovely conversation between the Very Rev….

Dec 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Potamitis Publishing and Their Calling

  Children love the saints and reading about the saints in books by Potamitis Publishing.  Dionysios Potamitis is the owner of Potamitis Publishing,…

Dec 04, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Let Forgiveness Free You

  Don’t be a slave to any man!  Let forgiveness free you.  Listen to this intriguing interview with Rev. Deacon Stephen Muse as Fr. Chris and…

Nov 26, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

Insight to Adoption

November is National Adoption Month.  Jennifer Hock has joined Fr. Chris to share her experience as a foster and adoption parent in this episode of Orthodox…

Nov 20, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Are Guns the Answer?

    There is enough violence in the world.  And soon, it seems we will all need to carry a gun for self-defence.  Dr. David J Dunn whose writings…

Nov 19, 2015
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Paris Attacks – May our Lord, the King of Peace Intercede

The entire world watched in shock and anguish last night as we learned through the news media that innocent people in the country of France were again…

Nov 14, 2015
Come Receive the Light

It’s Too Soon for Christmas!

As we kick-off the Advent season, forty days before Christmas, we are sharing an archived program with Terry Mattingly.  Terry writes the nationally…

Nov 13, 2015