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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 Holy and Great Council as a Celebration for Orthodoxy

Watch this short video as Nikos Magghioros, Assistant Professor of Canon Law at the Theology School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, speaks…

Jun 24, 2016

The Significance of the Holy and Great Council, Tης σπουδαιότητος της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου

Ο Γέρων Αμερικής Δημήτριος ομιλεί περί της σπουδαιότητος της Αγίας και Μεγάλης Συνόδου…

Jun 24, 2016

Feeling the Holy Spirit’s presence in the Holy and Great Council

Watch this insightful interview with His Eminence Metropolitan ALEXIOS of Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta as he shares his thoughts and experience…

Jun 24, 2016

The Role of Social Networks in the Christian Life

This video was presented at the 1st International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care (DMOPC15) in Athens on May 7-9, 2015, under His…

Jun 23, 2016

An Amazing Story on the Progress of our Saint Nicholas!

On Monday, June 20, 2016, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America executive director Jerry Dimitriou spoke about the progress of the reconstruction of…

Jun 22, 2016

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