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Chicago Area Archons Bring Awareness to the Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Order of St Andrew (Archons) hosted their annual Vesper and Liturgy services honoring St Andrew on November 29…

Dec 01, 2016
Orthodox News

OCN Board Meets in NYC

The Board of Directors of the Orthodox Christian Network held is annual meeting in New York at the ROCOR Diocese of Eastern America and New York.  This…

Dec 01, 2016
Orthodox News

The Restoration of the Ministry of Deaconesses

On November 21, 2016, Pravoslavie reported that Holy Synod of the Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria will restore the diaconate to women. Recently,…

Dec 01, 2016
Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center

OCN Board Tours St. Nicholas Shrine Construction 2016

Members of the OCN Board of Directors came together in the Fall of 2016 to tour the construction site of St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade…

Dec 01, 2016
Orthodox Culture

The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek

The Comprehensive Examination in Modern Greek is a foreign language achievement test that assesses student proficiency in listening, speaking, reading,…

Nov 25, 2016
Orthodox News

The Parish Stewardship Program – Follow Up

Follow-Up Program Ongoing Reminders Stewardship Commitment Forms provide confirmation of a commitment to support Parish Ministries.  An effort to encourage…

Nov 25, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Beautiful Russian Churches

Enjoying the fall weather with crimson landscapes and cooler breezes? What about the gorgeous winter scenes under a blanket of snow? Enjoy the following…

Nov 17, 2016
Saint Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center

Sun Casts Shadow of Cross on Saint Nicholas National Shrine

Great photo taken by Archdiocese Photographer Dimitri Panagos. The sun cast a shadow of a cross on the building behind the Church. It also appears directly…

Nov 17, 2016
Orthodox Culture

Webquest: Homer and the Greek Oral Tradition

Introduction Most of your encounters with Ancient Greek Literature have been with some kind of book that one of your teachers assigned or you picked up…

Nov 16, 2016
Orthodox News

Stewardship Sunday

Stewardship Sunday Program The priest coordinates and leads the Stewardship Sunday Program, assisted by the Stewardship Committee and the Parish Council. …

Nov 15, 2016
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Lutheran Seminary Returns 9th Century Bible to Orthodox Church

The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago was contacted by the Orthodox Church in hopes of collecting ancient manuscripts which were stolen from Kosintza…

Nov 15, 2016
Orthodox Youth and Young Adult Programs

Georgetown OCF Honors Fr. Constantine White

On Tuesday, November 1, 2016, Georgetown University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) chapter held a Great Vespers service as the University…

Nov 10, 2016