Posts by Melinda Johnson

The Sounding

“Peace is not the absence of conflict—it is the absence of fear.”

As many of you are aware, there was a shooting at Seattle Pacific University this week.  On Thursday afternoon, a gunman walked into the science building…

Jun 07, 2014
OCN Now

Be the Bee: Apostolic Pilgrimage (Disagreement and Dialogue)

Why was the meeting between Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew so important? On this week’s edition of “Be the Bee,” Steve…

May 31, 2014
OCN Now

LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

On Sunday, May 25th, there is a live broadcast from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem of the Service of Thanksgiving with Pope Francis and…

May 25, 2014
OCN Now

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, explains the history of the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land…

May 21, 2014
Orthodox News

New Year’s Eve Gala Cruise Celebration

Join us for an unforgettable voyage on the beautiful MSC Divina, sailing from Miami on December 27, 2014 and returning to Miami on January 3, 105. Not…

May 20, 2014
OCN Now

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Explains the Purpose of the Meeting in Jersualem

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, discusses the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land between Pope…

May 19, 2014
OCN Now

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios Discusses the Upcoming Meeting in Jerusalem

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America explains the historic significance of the meeting in Jerusalem, May 24-26, between Pope Francis and Ecumenical…

May 16, 2014
OCN Now

VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople-New Rome and Pope Francis of Rome will meet in Jerusalem, May 24-26, 2014, to commemorate the 50 year…

May 15, 2014
OCN Now

Invite Someone You Love to Church for Pascha

As part of our ongoing effort to be a resource for Orthodox people and parishes, OCN has produced a short video invitation to come to church for Pascha….

Apr 14, 2014
Orthodox News

Dr. George Mekras

Today we mourn the loss of a leader and good friend.  Dr. George Mekras holds a special place in our hearts here at OCN, where he served for many years…

Mar 19, 2014
Orthodox News

Your Copy of The Pilgrimage Book

On March 5, the OCN Pilgrimage will begin in the Holy Land. Each person who is going on this journey has received a book created especially for the Pilgrimage….

Feb 18, 2014
Orthodox News

A Virtual Pilgrimage with OCN

Are you traveling with OCN to the Holy Land in March? Do you wish you could? This year, we will be offering a special “virtual Pilgrimage”…

Feb 02, 2014