The Geopolitics of the Orthodox Church

The Geopolitics of the Orthodox Church

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/OCN_Now_2018/Elizabeth%20Podromou%20181003.mp3 Join OCN Now as Dr. Elizabeth Prodroumou discusses what geopolitics are and how it relates to the Orthodox Christian church.  From Ukraine to Turkey to Russia to Greece Dr. Prodroumou describes the role the Orthodox Church plays in regional and international politics.  She also sheds light on the autocephalous...

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Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Voted Bishop Gregory to be Elevated to Rank of Metropolitan

Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople Voted Bishop Gregory to be Elevated to Rank of Metropolitan

On August 29, 2018 The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople voted to elevate His Grace, Bishop Gregory to the rank of Metropolitan. Axios! Axios! Axios! In a special Archpastoral Letter to the Clergy and Faithful of the Diocese, Bishop Gregory of Nyssa shared, “I was stunned and nearly speechless...

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Canonization of Elder Amfilohios Makris by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

Canonization of Elder Amfilohios Makris by the Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate met at Fanari on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 under the chairmanship of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, and, on the recommendation of the Canonical Committee, decided to include the late Archimandrite Elder Amfilohios Makris in the list of saints of the Orthodox Church....

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Russian Hackers Target Orthodox Leaders

Russian Hackers Target Orthodox Leaders

Watch Now.  According to the Associated Press, Russian hackers have targeted Easter Orthodox Christian leaders.  It has been reported that a hit list from Secureworks of 4,700 email addresses was found.  “The Associated Press has found that Russian hackers have spent years trying to steal the private correspondence of the world’s...

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Hellenic College Holy Cross Commencement Highlights 2018

Hellenic College Holy Cross Commencement Highlights 2018

ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is a recognized leader in the Orthodox Media field and has sustained consistent growth over twenty-two years. We have worked to create a community for both...

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God’s Dimension: award-winning Orthodox short-film The Alternate

God’s Dimension: award-winning Orthodox short-film The Alternate

Stephan and Andrew Robinson, under the combined name of ‘The Brothers Robinson’, are two filmmakers from Australia. In 2016, they were commissioned to create a fashion centred piece for Canberra’s annual ‘Fashfest’ event. As Orthodox Christians, the brothers see their faith as the underlying foundation of all their creative endeavours, and...

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Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – led by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land – led by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Eastern America

Holy Land Pilgrimage for the Elevation of the Holy Cross with His Grace Bishop Irinej Celebrate the Feast of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem.  Visit Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Sea of Galilee, the River Jordan and much more! 11 Days – September 19 – 29, 2018 WHAT’S THE...

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The Christian and the World

The Christian and the World

Dr. Lewis J. Patsavos delivered the traditional Homily on Holy Thursday at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. His sermon encapsulated the life of a Christian and a reminder that the practice of faith when limited to ritual piety are meaningless when not accompanied by acts of...

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2018 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

2018 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

The Orthodox Christian Network is pleased to share the 2018 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America.  The message is here for you in both Greek and English. The OCN family wishes you and your family a Blessed Pascha.   2018 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios...

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The Hymn of Kassiani – The Third Bridegroom Service

The Hymn of Kassiani – The Third Bridegroom Service

Rev. George Dragas, professor at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Seminary delivers a sermon on the women who anointed Christ, the Hymn of Kassiani and it’s meaning for us. ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the...

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Holy Relics Miraculously Unscathed Following Fire at Australian Greek Orthodox Church

Holy Relics Miraculously Unscathed Following Fire at Australian Greek Orthodox Church

In what is being called an Easter miracle, a fire at the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Panteleimon in Adelaide, Australia.  In the midst of Eastern Orthodox Holy Week holy relics have risen from the ashes of a Greek Orthodox Christian church fire. Watch the news video clip here.  ...

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Diary of a Missionary – Holy Week in Aguacate

Diary of a Missionary – Holy Week in Aguacate

Jennifer Rice chronicles her life as a missionary in Aguacate, Guatemala where a thriving Orthodox community partakes in the Holy Week services and Pascha. Her work is made possible through the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCM). Should you be interested in learning more about missionary life and work, Jenifer can...

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