Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

Come Receive the Light

Church Is a Place for Healing

Do you go to the Church when you are sick, or straight to the doctor?   The Orthodox faith has a tradition of anointing the sick with holy oil for the…

Sep 08, 2015
Orthodox News

HCHC Presidential Newsletter, September 2015

Dear faithful soldiers of Christ, It is with great excitement that I submit to you the Presidential Newsletter. In this newsletter, I’ve tried to…

Sep 08, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Valuing Traditions

Is Orthodoxy burdened with traditions?   Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with  Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, pastor of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa,…

Aug 29, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Expectations in Relationships

Expectations can be a burden.  How can we keep our expectations in relationships reasonable and manageable?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. George…

Aug 20, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Being Ready with a Defense

How do we respond to defending our faith in dialogue, when we don’t want an argument?  In this episode, Fr. Chris speaks with Michael Tishel, CrossRoad…

Aug 14, 2015
From the Archives

Throwback Thursday: A Voice from the past on the Importance of Orthodoxy in America

Is America ready for Orthodoxy?  In this Week’s Throwback Thursday, we go back to the 2001 Antiochian Archdiocese Convention in Los Angeles, CA.  Listen…

Aug 13, 2015
Orthodox Family & Faith

Children and Confession

Does a second grader need to know about confession or are they too innocent? In this episode, Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Alexander Goussetis, pastor of…

Aug 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Surrendering to Christ

Have you been told to “Let go and let God”? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Albert Rossi, a clinical psychologist who teaches courses in pastoral…

Aug 06, 2015
Come Receive the Light

When We Are Too Busy for Prayer

Is prayer part of your daily life, or are you finding yourself out of time by the end of the day?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis…

Jul 31, 2015
Come Receive the Light

When Christ is the Center

Does religion need to be separated from politics for people to be free?  As we close this month’s theme of Freedom, we’ve invited Haralambos Ventis,…

Jul 23, 2015
OCN Now Radio

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Fires

A fire​-​ and smoke​-damaged Orthodox church stands dark and damp in West Babylon, NY, but the light of Christ shines on in the hearts of the parishioners….

Jul 22, 2015
OCN Now Radio

Giving Greece a Helping Hand

What’s going on in the Mediterranian Sea?  International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the current events in Greece and Syria. …

Jul 20, 2015