Posts by Fr. Chris Metropulos

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
Come Receive the Light

The Party’s Not Over

Has Christmas exhausted you?  Are you ready to put everything back in order for the New Year?   Hold on just a little while longer because Orthodox…

Jan 02, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Valuing Traditions During the Holidays

​The Holidays are full of family, religious, and cultural traditions because our human nature finds comfort in consistency and repetition.  When a family…

Dec 26, 2014
Orthodox Family & Faith

The 12 Days of Christmas

It’s Christmas! The day we’ve all been waiting for. For many, December 26 will look like a regular day. For Orthodox Christians, the arrival of December…

Dec 24, 2014
Orthodox News

St. Ephraim the Syrian: On the Night of the Nativity

As we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord, I’d like to share this beautiful poem by St. Ephraim the Syrian. ON THE NIGHT OF THE NATIVITY by St. Ephraim…

Dec 24, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

How Does Christmas Work?

For many people, Christmas comes every year as surely as the sun comes up. It’s like death and taxes – nothing could prevent it…or could…

Dec 23, 2014

IT’S TIME TO SPEAK OUT!

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. Attacked by ISIS and harangued by extremism, Christianity is in danger of being eradicated in the lands of its birth. Yet very few people in the West seem to care — or even know!

That’s why we at OCN believe it’s time to speak out. We’ve covered this issue for a long time, but want to dedicate even more resources to raising awareness and spurring action, using our massive social media following. We reach MILLIONS of people per week, and it’s time for collective action.

Please support this effort by giving to our “10 cent per day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Together, we can and will make a difference!

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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