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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.

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [3]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   22. But what will be the sign of this second coming? Let no opposing force dare to imitate it. Matthew (24, 30) tells us…

Mar 10, 2017

Fatherhood in the Church is fatherhood of ineffable humility

Metropolitan Amfilhije (Radović) of Montenegro and the Littoral   How does the Church present this fatherhood to people and how does it teach them…

Mar 09, 2017

And He will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [2]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   5. Beware lest anyone should lead you astray. ‘For many will come in my name, saying, “I am Christ” and they will…

Mar 08, 2017

Video – Dr. George Demacopoulos Lecturing on Hellenism, Orthodoxy and Religious Freedom | Christian Rights & Freedom Institute

The Christian Rights & Freedom Institute invites you to view: Dr. George E. Demacopoulos, Professor of Theology, Fr. John Meyendorff & Patterson…

Mar 07, 2017

‘My conversion to Orthodoxy’

Revd. Fr. Jonathan Hemmings talks about his conversion to Orthodoxy and his last book. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN…

Mar 07, 2017

And he will come again in glory to judge both the living and the dead [1]

Saint Cyril of Jerusalem   1. In accordance with the faith of our Church, we teach you and tell you that Christ will appear to us twice, not only…

Mar 06, 2017

Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 2)

Archbishop Luke of Crimea (the Surgeon)   And today, the heretics are telling us precisely the same thing. They have the nerve to call our icons idols…

Mar 05, 2017

Christian Rights & Freedom Institute to Highlight 1955 Pogrom of Constantinople with Film “The Cruel Night”

“The Cruel Night,” A heart-wrenching documentary by Yorgos Moutevellis about the Pogrom of Constantinople, will be shown at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

Mar 04, 2017

Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 1)

Archbishop Luke of Crimea (the Surgeon)   On the first Sunday of Great Lent, our Holy Church celebrates the triumph of Orthodoxy, the right belief,…

Mar 04, 2017

Division and Content of the 24 Verses of the Akathistos Hymn

Theodore Rokas   The Service of the Akathistos Hymn is sung at Mattins on the Saturday of the fifth week of Lent or in the evening of Friday of that…

Mar 03, 2017

St. John Cassian (February, 29): How Should We Pray

Feast of St. John Cassian the Roman is on February 29, and for non-leap years on February 28. St. Cassian (360-435) was a monk, known for his mystical…

Mar 02, 2017

The unity of the Father and the Son and the call to us to become one in the Holy Spirit

Metropolitan Amfilhije (Radović) of Montenegro and the Littoral   We have become accustomed to thinking about ourselves and our dignity in terms…

Mar 01, 2017