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Learning resources available at OCN draw on the wealth of Orthodox Christian teaching and the wonderful creative people who bring this treasure to schools and families around the country. We’ll be sharing special activities for fasts and feast days, ideas for church school and youth groups, and home school resources. Visit often to find new posts.

OCMC News – Almost Home: An Update from Missionary to Kenya, Meg Photini Engelbach

Christ is risen! Two years and four months ago I left home to come to Kenya. Now I’m leaving home to go to America. “Home” will be a new experience….

May 05, 2016

Preserving & Protecting the Unwaning Light of the Phanar

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith…

May 04, 2016

The Kollyvades Movement and its Significance

Nicknamed Kollyvades, by their opponents, these great teachers of the Greek nation had a significant impact on Orthodox faith and life.  Both the Holy…

May 04, 2016

Progress on St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center Continues Every Day

The rebuilding of St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center continues to progress.  Below are a few pictures of recent progress.  Every…

Apr 28, 2016

What Great Thursday tells us

On our journey to Pascha, we are reminded of the Lord’s desire for unity of his flock, that he wishes us to be as one.  The importance of this wish…

Apr 27, 2016

OCMC News – Laying a Foundation: 2016 OCMC Mission Team to Mexico

OCMC recently sent its fourth mission team of 2016 to San Esteban, Mexico, to support the faithful by offering simple catechism and the life-giving services…

Apr 27, 2016

Archon Theofanis V. Economidis named recipient of the Nicholas J. Bouras Award for Extraordinary Archon Stewardship, Oct. 14

Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith…

Apr 25, 2016

Saint John Chrysostom preaches to us on the refugee crisis

In the wake of the current refugee crisis, Saint John Chrysotom urges us to become loving and gentle towards other people, forgive those who err and show…

Apr 22, 2016

The power of prayer and fasting (Mk. 9, 17-31)

As Christians, thoughtfully done prayers and fasts can help us realize our impact on the salvation of the world; Jesus has made it clear that believers…

Apr 22, 2016

The Hurriyet Daily News reports on ‘Orthodox Council moved from Turkey to Greece over Russia crisis’

  Inspired by the The Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, The Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds…

Apr 19, 2016

Chinese Church Leader and Wife Buried Alive While Blocking Demolition of Church

International Christian Concern, ICC, is a Washington DC based human rights organization that exists to help persecuted Christians worldwide.  ICC provides…

Apr 19, 2016

Philoptochos Holds Webinar Training for Social Services

The women of Philoptochos are often called for a variety of requests.  Parish families are often in great need but embarrassed to ask for financial help….

Apr 18, 2016