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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.

Listen to the Daily Reading for the Sunday of the Canaanite Woman

February 14, 2016 Saint Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:16-18; 7:1 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 4. Psalm 75.11,1 Make your vows to the Lord…

Feb 13, 2016

WSJ – ISIS Is Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide

In a February 11 2016 WSJ editorial ‘ISIS Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide‘, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos calls us to join “Christians…

Feb 13, 2016

Will the Real St. Valentine Please Stand Up? 

      Cancel your plans for February 14! As many of us prepare to celebrate Valentine’s day this coming Sunday, I thought it would be…

Feb 12, 2016

Remembering the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is when we remember romance, love and fidelity.   Ironically, Saint Valentine wasn’t known for his smooth moves of…

Feb 12, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Meletius

  Saint Peter’s First Universal Letter 1:1-25; 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. Verse: The Lord reigns;…

Feb 11, 2016

Keynote Address By His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew To the Synaxis of the Primates of the Orthodox Churches

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…

Feb 11, 2016

OCMC Announcement – CORRECTED: Help Grow Orthodox Missions by Working at the OCMC

by OCMC Announcement (Posted 2/10/2016) The Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC) is currently seeking qualified applicants for the positions of Annual…

Feb 10, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for the Life of Saint Theodora

  EPISTLE READING, Saint Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:1-6 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 18.4,1 Their voice has gone out into all the…

Feb 10, 2016

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Archons host first Ecumenical Patriarchate Symposium at St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Parish in Palatine, Illinois

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…

Feb 10, 2016

Reverend Dr. Stefanos Alexopoulos to lead Archon Lenten Retreat, April 15-16, in Southampton, NY

  Reverend Dr. Stefanos Alexopoulos will be this year’s speaker for the 2016 Archon Lenten Retreat, April 15-16. Inspired by the The Order of…

Feb 10, 2016

Christian Rights and Freedom Institute to hold 2nd Annual National Symposium March 10-12, 2016

The Christian Rights and Freedom Institute will hold its 2nd Annual National Symposium March 10-12, 2016, at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples,…

Feb 09, 2016

Watch Be the Bee Episode 92 – Be Not Afraid

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature…

Feb 09, 2016