Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

OCN Now Radio

Oppose Parole for Man who Killed Fr. John Karastamatis

In this episode of OCN Now, Fr. Christopher Metropulos speaks with Foti Karastamatis, the son of Fr. John Karastamatis, who was murdered in 1985 by Edward…

Jan 29, 2015
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 48

Matthew 21:18-46 Israel: The Withered Fig Tree Christ saw not only a fig tree, but the people of Israel and their Temple. Like the fig tree whose leaves…

Jan 25, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

The Family Unit in the Early Church

Without the imminent return of our Lord, could it be our fire has gone out?  Now that we have less to lose, have we become lukewarm?  The Very Rev….

Jan 22, 2015
Come Receive the Light

“We are called to act on our beliefs.”

Have you seen the movie “Selma” yet? Were you moved by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Christian conviction about non-violent protest? Here…

Jan 22, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy — January 18, 2015

Watch the Divine Liturgy as celebrated at St. Demetrios Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Having met the Savior, therefore, the lepers earnestly…

Jan 18, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Self-Love: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Need to make some changes in your life? Not feeling as happy as you’d like? Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. George Aquaro, priest​ of St. Matthew Antiochian…

Jan 17, 2015
Orthodox News

Share the Light Sunday Encyclical

This Sunday, January 18, marks the beginning of our Share the Light Sunday Campaign for 2015. Are you planning to hold an event in your parish? Please…

Jan 16, 2015
The Sounding

Reaching Younger Orthodox Christians Online

Did you know that the US Census Bureau reports that American young people spend 11 hours per day in front of screens, much of it online? For better or…

Jan 16, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Archbishop Demetrios Reflects on “Selma”

The new film “Selma” reminds us of a critical part of American history, when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lead the civil rights movement in the…

Jan 16, 2015
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 14, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Divine Liturgy Broadcast (Sunday After Theophany)

Streamed live on Jan 11, 2015 Sunday after Theophany In the running waters of the Jordan River, on this day the Lord of all crieth to John: Be not afraid…

Jan 11, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Confessing Sin to a Loving God

​Have you made any resolutions for the New Year? Are you hoping to put the old year behind you? This week, we have the first of many discussions with…

Jan 09, 2015