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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.

Statement by House Foreign Affairs Committee Member, Congressman Lee Zeldin (R-NY) recognizing the Holy and Great Council

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…

Jun 21, 2016

Muslim Mob in Egypt Attacks Christian Homes after Rumors of Church Construction

Enraged Mob Yells, “Egypt Will Remain Islamic!” 06/20/2016 Washington, D.C. (International Christian Concern) – International Christian…

Jun 21, 2016

Exploring a Missing Link Between the Science and Religion in Intuition

Watch an intriguing presentation by Dr. Kyriacos Markides, Orthodox sociologist of religion and author of Mountain of Silence, as he reflects on his own…

Jun 21, 2016

International Society for Orthodox Church Music (ISOCM) Sponsors US Conference

On June 23-26, over 140 participants from 31 states and 5 countries plan to arrive in Minneapolis for a Conference to Explore the Future of Orthodox Church…

Jun 20, 2016

Are Orthodox Christians prepared to welcome refuges?

Recently, The Washington Post ran a story titled, “Southern Baptist Convention urges churches to welcome refugees” by Julie Zauzmer. The article bagan…

Jun 19, 2016

Watch an Interview on The significance of the Council on The Feast of Pentecost

Rev. Dr Fr John Chryssavgis, Director of Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Press Office for the Holy and Great Council, is speaking exclusively to Pemptousia…

Jun 18, 2016

Secularism: the greatest temptation of the Church

Today we’re facing another form of Iconoclasm: the pressure being exerted on the Church by a secularized society to adapt to its measures and ideals,…

Jun 15, 2016

Women Prepare for 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention

New York, NY- Hundreds of delegates from across the country are set to attend the 2016 National Philoptochos Biennial Convention from July 3 to 7 in Nashville,…

Jun 15, 2016

Tsabropoulos and Karantzi Announce New CD

Between East and West Tour Based on the new worldwide CD release: Eleison It is not just a musical piano and voice duo. It is the combination of an internationally…

Jun 13, 2016

Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of the Crimea (1877-1961) – Part II

Continuing a look at the life of Archbishop Luke…There is not a single Orthodox Church that has not experienced its own martyrdom, nor is there a…

Jun 12, 2016

Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961) – Part I

There is not a single Orthodox Church that has not experienced its own martyrdom, nor is there a saint that has not passed through his or her furnace of…

Jun 11, 2016

China’s New Martyrs

11 June 1900: a day of Diocletian-like persecution against the numerous Christians of the vast land of China. A day of anger and fire and upheaval. The…

Jun 11, 2016