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Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 Award Recipients

Nurse practitioner, school educator, investment broker, technologist, marine biologist; just a few of the many titles held by the winners of Orthodox Christian…

Jul 25, 2017

Orthodox Voices of America Travel Series: The Making of Wooden Orthodox Icons

Pan Orthodox United has shares this video about the making of wooden icons, from the Orthodox Voices of America Travel Series, with the OCN.  These icons…

Jul 10, 2017

ICON OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH STREAMED MYRRH AS HE WAS CELEBRATED IN SKETE IN HIS HONOR IN HIS HOME VILLAGE

On July 2, the commemoration day of the holy hierarch and wonderworker St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco, the patronal feast of the Svyatogorsk Lavra…

Jul 10, 2017

Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

Conversions to the ancient faith of Orthodox Christianity now make up nearly half of the one million Orthodox Christians in the United States.  While…

Jul 03, 2017

Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

VENTURE CAPITALISTS, PHILANTHROPIST, AND ARCHON JOHN PAPPAJOHN RECOGNIZED AT 2017 PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION AWARDS GALA   MOVING MOMENT OF SILENCE…

Jul 03, 2017

New Daily LIVE Call-in Radio Broadcast with the “BIBLE ANSWER MAN” Hank Hanegraaff

The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is pleased to announce partnership with the internationally- syndicated daily live call-in radio show: Bible Answer…

Jun 30, 2017

Memory Eternal! + Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Central America and Venezuela

Update: Metropolitan Joseph’s Letter of Condolences to the Archdiocese of Mexico, Central America, Venzuela, and the Carribean Islands. “I…

Jun 22, 2017

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO   ARCHDIOCESE MOURNS THE FALLING ASLEEP IN THE LORD OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO   CHICAGO,…

Jun 05, 2017

LEADER OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN CHICAGO DIES

LEADER OF GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH IN CHICAGO DIES   METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO SERVED FOR 38 YEARS CHICAGO, IL: On Friday evening, June 2, 2017, Metropolitan…

Jun 05, 2017

Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Religious belief vs. religious practice – in the years since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Christianity in the area has experienced a re-boot.  A…

Jun 02, 2017

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS   YEARLY GATHERING IS LARGEST EVENT FOR METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO PALOS HILLS, IL: Metropolitan Iakovos…

Jun 02, 2017

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS MILWAUKEE

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS MILWAUKEE BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS WARMLY GREETED BY CONGREGATION AS HE OFFICIATED AT THE VESPER SERVICE AND…

May 23, 2017