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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.

Catholic News Service reports on ‘Together on the margins: Lesbos trip to be ecumenical sign of service’

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…

Apr 15, 2016

Euthanasia: Turning your back on the opportunity for glorification

With euthanasia, people aren’t making use of the right for a dignified death. Instead of making the most of this extremely trying time in the life of…

Apr 15, 2016

Is there spiritual life and sanctity today?

My immediate answer to both parts of this question is a very affirmative ‘Yes’. God does not change. Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today, and…

Apr 14, 2016

National Philoptochos Biennial Convention Convenes in July

This summer, the Philoptochos chapters across the US are returning to Nashville, Tennessee for the 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention from July…

Apr 13, 2016

Nature and City in the Greek East

The beauty of the city is not as heretofore scattered over it in patches, but covers the whole area like a robe woven to the fringe. The city gleams with…

Apr 13, 2016

Lest We Forget: Keeping Traditions

To hear Mother Victoria of the St. Barbara’s Monastery tell it, growing up in the Ukranian Orthodox Church was a rich and memorable experience at special…

Apr 13, 2016

OCN Board Member Finds Inspiration on IOCC Trip to Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro

OCN  Board Member Alex Machaskee joined International Orthodox Christian Charities’ supporters, including past and present board members, on an inspirational…

Apr 08, 2016

More Great books by Robert Krantz for Holy Week

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching…

Apr 08, 2016

Great books by Robert Krantz for Holy Week

Inspired by the Department of Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network features Great Books, Music & Teaching…

Apr 07, 2016

The Associated Press reports on ‘Pope may visit Greek island to highlight refugees’ plight’

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…

Apr 06, 2016

Appleton Greek Orthodox church closes with a tribute to history after making a major donation to St. Nicholas at the World Trade Center

Fond du Lac— Holding an arrangement of bright yellow daffodils, candles and a golden cross above his head, the Rev. Ted Trifon walked slowly through…

Apr 05, 2016

Christians Still Suffering Fear, Fighting for Hope One Year After University Attack in Kenya

04/04/16 Washington, DC  (International Christian Concern)  – Today, International Christian Concern (ICC) marks the anniversary of the deadly…

Apr 04, 2016