Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Vesperal Liturgy of Saint Basil The Great (Holy Saturday Morning)

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 11, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Holy Thursday — Passion Service

On Great and Holy Friday the Orthodox Church commemorates the death of Christ on the Cross. This is the culmination of the observance of His Passion by…

Apr 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Being a Good Shepherd

What would you do if a plague were to hit your area? Father Themi Adamopoulo proved what he’d do. He is a true example of the Gospel of John 10:11, “I…

Apr 10, 2015
Divine Liturgy Broadcast

Epitaphios Service (Holy Friday Evening)

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

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

Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I have exciting news! This week, the Orthodox Christian Network surpassed 500,000 Facebook fans, making our ministry the largest Orthodox Christian presence on the internet. Thank you! Because of your support;

  • – Our programs have a weekly reach of five million people on Facebook.
  • – 75% of our fans are under the age of 34.
  • – OCN is watched, read and listened to in 196 countries.

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On behalf of all of the Orthodox Christian Network, I thank you for 20 years of support for our beloved ministry.

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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