Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Orthodoxy Explained

Abba Anthony on the Three Wars

Abba Anthony, also known as Saint Anthony the Great, said, “Whoever sits in solitude and is quiet has escaped from three wars: the war of hearing,…

Jun 15, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Build a Good Marriage

Presvytera Kerry Pappas joins us today to talk about what we can do to build a good marriage with our spouse, and what the Church can do to support marriage…

Jun 12, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Truth Telling

Truth telling can be life-changing, dangerous, liberating. In the Gospel of John, Jesus tells us that we will know the truth, and “the truth will…

Jun 11, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

What do you know about the Nicene Creed?

Fr. Thomas Hopko joins us to talk about the Creed we Orthodox recite every Sunday in church. Although most of us have memorized it, there is always more…

Jun 11, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Humble Prayer

This fascinating conversation about prayer begins with these words: “Snow can never emit flame. Water can never issue fire. A thorn bush can never…

Jun 09, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy on Holy Pentecost

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which happened and is always celebrated 50 days after the Resurrection of our Lord. At Pentecost, the disciples…

Jun 08, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Perspectives: Faith and Science

Listen carefully as Dr. Stamatis Vokos, who is both a scientist and a man of faith, talks to Fr. Chris about miracles. Faith and science are frequently…

Jun 07, 2014
Come Receive the Light

I Was in Prison and You Visited Me

James Blackstock of the St. Seraphim Prison Ministry in Florida talks about his experience working with inmates in a maximum security prison. Questions…

Jun 05, 2014
OCN Responds

Is Jesus God?

Is Jesus God? Christianity teaches that God became man in the person of Jesus Christ. But a new book, How Jesus Became God, questions the origins and evolution…

Jun 02, 2014
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy – Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

On this Sunday, we commemorate the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. The Church was strengthened into one faith through the preaching of the Apostles…

Jun 01, 2014
OCN Now Radio

Saving Your Marriage

Our guest today is Lea Povozhaev who is talking about her new book, When Russia Came to Stay. She shares the true story of her complicated marriage. As…

May 30, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Sexuality and Self

Fr. Anthony Messah of St. Timothy and St. Athanasius Church in Arlington, VA, begins our month-long look at human sexuality. Questions include: * What…

May 29, 2014
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