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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

Jesus Christ is my_______

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible I love Thee, O Lord, my…

Nov 21, 2017
Orthodox News

“Is Saint Nicholas Real?”

Listen to an entertaining radio drama about what to tell your kids if they ask you whether Santa Claus ~ St. Nick is for real. Here is a gift from OCN…

Nov 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

Lord, Use Me

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses From the Bible Teach me the way I should…

Nov 20, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Finding Prayer Past the Smoke

The struggle to pray is real. And it is as real for us as it was for all the Desert Fathers and Saints who came before us. Amma Syncletica, one of the…

Nov 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

Are You Rich Towards God?

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Lord said this parable: “The land of a rich man…

Nov 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

Christ Invites Us to Be Fellow Citizens with the Saints

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. For He is our peace, who has made us both one, and has…

Nov 18, 2017
The Prayer Team

Do It As If You Were Doing It for God

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible Whatever your task, work…

Nov 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Another Sinner Turned Saint

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of St. Matthew the Apostle and Evangelist  As…

Nov 16, 2017
Orthodox News

Interview with with George Possas, Recipient of The Greatest Generation Award at Washington Oxi Day Foundation 2017

OCN interviewed George Possas, recipient of the The Greatest Generation Award at the Washington OXI Dat Foundation 2017. Photo Credit Washington OXI Day…

Nov 16, 2017
The Sounding Blog

In Defense of Orthodoxy

“Only Begotten Son and Immortal Word of God, Who for our salvation didst will to be incarnate of the holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, Who without…

Nov 15, 2017
The Children's Word

Joined together in Christ

Have you ever watched your priest or deacon use his censer? Do you watch where he censes? He censes the altar, and he blesses the holy things. He censes…

Nov 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

As We Begin the Nativity Fast

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses of the Bible In the beginning, God created the…

Nov 15, 2017