Iconography and Saints

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO (http://theartofbelief.org), the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church. Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Please join us in raising awareness of iconography as a window into heaven & finding and fostering one’s faith.

A New American Saint?

Could we have a new American-born Orthodox saint?  Over the weekend, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) gathered to move the interred body of Vladyka…

Mar 06, 2016

Learn About PISTEVO and Michael Psaros

On March 5, 2016, The National Herald published an article highlighting Faith in Pictures & Love in Action,  “If Michael Psaros Believes in…

Mar 06, 2016

Agape Love vs. Erotic Love

  Saint Valentine In our Western world and culture, February 14th is  Valentine’s Day, a day given to honor romantic love known in Greek as eros. …

Feb 17, 2016

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

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

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

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Haralambos

  EPISTLE READING, Saint Paul’s Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in the Lord….

Feb 09, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading, Leavetaking of the Presentation of Our Lord

  February 9, 2016 EPISTLE READING Saint James’ Universal Letter 3:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 63.11,1 The righteous shall rejoice in…

Feb 08, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading, Prophet Zacharias

  February 8, 2016 EPISTLE READING St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 2:4-10 Prokeimenon. Mode 4. Psalm 67.35,26 God is wonderful among his…

Feb 07, 2016

Listen to the Daily Reading for February 7, 2016

    EPISTLE READING Saint Paul’s Second Letter to the Corinthians 6:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 28.11,1 The Lord will give strength…

Feb 06, 2016