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Welcome to the OCN Blog and News center! Here you will find posts by our wonderful community of bloggers, on The Sounding, and the latest church news and events on our Orthodox News page. Comments are welcome! We look forward to knowing what you think.
The Prayer Team

Blessed are the Pure in Heart

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beatitudes Blessed are the pure in heart, for they…

Sep 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

Blessed are the Merciful

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beatitudes Blessed are the merciful, for they shall…

Sep 21, 2017
The Sounding Blog

The Alpha and Omega: The End Is Christ

On September 8, 2017, I entered Holy Trinity, a parish on the other side of town from where we lived. It was the Nativity of the Theotokos, the God-bearer,…

Sep 21, 2017
The Children's Word

Do not be afraid!

Is there something you are afraid about? You might not know that the thing people are most afraid about is…spiders! Yes, more people are afraid of…

Sep 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

Hungering and Thirsting for Righteousness

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beatitudes Blessed are those who hunger and thirst…

Sep 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

Meek Doesn’t Mean Weak

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beatitudes Blessed are the meek, for they shall…

Sep 19, 2017
Orthodox News

Live from the Concordia Annual Summit

The OCN is honored to have been selected as one of the media outlets covering the Concordia Annual Summit. Stay tuned in to the summit on September 18…

Sep 18, 2017
The Prayer Team

It’s Good to Cry

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Beatitudes  Blessed are those who mourn, for they…

Sep 18, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Christian Athletics or the Struggle for the Kingdom

The classic image of the Christian as an athlete of Christ is a little overplayed nowadays, in a culture obsessed with sports. I personally like very much…

Sep 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Deny, Take Up, Follow

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday After the Holy Cross Jesus said, “If any man…

Sep 17, 2017
Orthodox News

OCN to Participate in 2017 Concordia Annual Summit: Shaping the Future of Global Collaboration

OCN to Participate in 2017 Concordia Annual Summit: Shaping the Future of Global Collaboration. The OCN is honored to have been selected as one of the…

Sep 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Dying to the Law and Living for Christ

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Saturday After the Holy Cross Brethren, knowing that…

Sep 16, 2017