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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.

The globalized and the universal person: on the sacred memory of Saint Païsios

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   July 12, the Feast of Saint Païsios…

Jul 13, 2017

The Church pays medical science the honor due to it

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Despite this, we can’t ignore the value…

Jul 12, 2017

James W. Lillie: My Personal Recollections of Saint Paisios

As I mentioned in the recent article about the Elder, I was fortunate enough to translate his biography of Saint Arsenios. As a result of this, I met him…

Jul 12, 2017

Jonathan Jackson: ‘How my entry into Orthodoxy affected the people around me’

 Jonathan Jackson, the famous actor and friend of Holy Mountain and Pemptousia, talks about the great turning point of his life, his entry into Orthodoxy,…

Jul 11, 2017

Metropolitan of Lemesos, Athanasios: “Signs of the Times”

Athanasios, Metropolitan of Lemesos (Limassol), Cyprus, speaks on the Signs of the Times. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN…

Jul 10, 2017

Transplants and brain death

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Transplants have become part of everyday life…

Jul 10, 2017

In the hermitage of humility: the figure of an elder [2]

Returning to the subject of the Elder’s sermons. It was indeed a great spiritual pleasure to see him preach in church. His face would be transformed…

Jul 09, 2017

Metropolitan Kallistos: “The First Thing that Drew Me to Orthodoxy”

Watch Now.  Metropolitan of Diocleia. Kallistos (Ware) speaks on his liturgical experience in Orthodox life. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT…

Jul 08, 2017

The Feast of Feasts and the Triumph of Triumphs

K. Leontiev And further down the line, the return of doubting Thomas. No sooner had the reading finished than, suddenly, the bells started pealing mightily…

Jul 07, 2017

OCMC News – OCMC Missionary Tyrone Stavros Emery Arrives in Tonga

Tyrone Stavros Emery, OCMC’s newest long-term missionary, arrived in Tonga on June 27 to begin his missionary service. He is serving at St. George…

Jul 06, 2017

The Creation of the World: the Crossroads between Theology and Science [5]

Dr Petros Panayiotopoulos The matter of the creation of the world is, in itself, a field where the religious and scientific views of the world meet. Any…

Jul 06, 2017

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Elder Moses the Athonite We’ve said before that God is not wrathful, bent on punishment and revenge. If He were, He would be bad. But there’s no trace…

Jul 05, 2017