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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.

WEBINAR: Building a Disability-Friendly Church

Everyone is invited to join a free webinar titled Building a Disability-Friendly Church: 7 Practical, Low-Cost Supports that Make a Big Difference, on…

Aug 10, 2016

Inside the St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Monastery

The following information on the St. John of San Francisco Orthodox Monastery (OCA) in Manton, California is from the book Atlas of American Orthodox Christian…

Aug 09, 2016

West Virginia isn’t out of the water yet.

In a recent letter posted on the Antiochian Archdiocese website titled “Need for Charity after West Virginia Flooding”, Fr. Christopher Eid,…

Aug 08, 2016

OCMC News – Fr. Maximos from Nigeria Speaks about the Blessing of Orthodox Theological Education

Fr. Maximos is an Orthodox priest in Nigeria who was the recipient of a scholarship granted to him through OCMC. The scholarship allowed him to study theology…

Aug 08, 2016

2016-2017 Digital Planner is Now Available

We are entering the season of new beginnings.  Are you getting ready to start the new school year?  Lists of school supplies and class schedules are…

Aug 07, 2016

St. Nicholas is Rising!

St. Nicholas National Shrine at the World Trade Center is rising!  The rebuilding of St. Nicholas continues to progress. View photos from August 2, 2016….

Aug 04, 2016

Clergy-Laity 2016: Jonathan Jackson: The Mystery of Art – Becoming An Artist in the Image of God

Watch the speech by famous Hollywood actor and musician Jonathan Jackson at this year’s Clergy-Laity Congress of the Archdiocese of America. The…

Aug 03, 2016

Excerpt on Missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church

The following is an excerpt on the Orthodox understanding of missions from the Encyclical of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church, recently…

Jul 28, 2016

The Work of the Order of St. Andrew, Archons of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Recently Amnesty International published an article titled “State of emergency must not roll back human rights in Turkey.” There was concern…

Jul 27, 2016

Archons hold meetings with Obama Administration and Congress regarding Hagia Sophia and religious minorities in Turkey

A delegation from the Order of Saint Andrew the Apostle has returned from its trip to Washington, D.C., to brief the Obama Administration and Congressional…

Jul 19, 2016

Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos: “We realized that the people of God want something important from us”

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross, is speaking exclusively on Pemptousia and OCN, for his experiences from Holy…

Jul 12, 2016

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos: “The Ecumenical Patriarch is the First among Equals”

Rev. Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, President of Hellenic College Holy Cross, is speaking exclusively on Pemptousia and OCN, for his experiences from Holy…

Jul 12, 2016