Orthodox News

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2017 Summer Internship Program

OCN is offering a Summer Internship Program to high school graduates, undergraduates, and college graduates in fields related to Media Ministry and Communications….

Mar 27, 2017

Greek Independence Day is March 25, 2017

On Saturday, March 25, 2017, Hellenes everywhere will commemorate the 196th anniversary of Greece’s independence.  Greeks and Americans alike will…

Mar 24, 2017

GREEK ORTHODOX CHANCELLOR ASSISTS FISHERMEN IMPACTED BY REFUGEE CRISIS AND WINTER STORMS

Chicago, IL: The Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, together with an anonymous donor from California and the Greek America Foundation’s…

Mar 24, 2017

Bust Dedicated to Mileva Maric – Serbian Physicist and Mathematician

Alex Machaskee, president of the Serbian Cultural Garden spoke at the dedication of the new bust of Mileva Maric the Serbian physicist and mathematician…

Mar 23, 2017

Archon Regional Commanders Host Archon Symposium in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL: The Metropolis of Chicago Regional Commanders of the Greek Orthodox Order of Saint Andrew (Archons) Gus Pablecas and John Manos visited St…

Mar 17, 2017

INDIANA STATE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSES 2017 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 (SR2)

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO AND METROPOLIS OF DETROIT CONTINUE TO SEEK PASSAGE IN INDIANA OF ARCHON RESOLUTION INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis…

Mar 17, 2017

Orthodox LIFE School

Are You Ready for an Adventure of a Lifetime? This summer a unique summer discipleship week long program will be offered at the monastery of St John of…

Mar 17, 2017

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH GUEST SPEAKER AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS INVITED TO SPEAK AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON MOUNT ATHOS MADISON, WI: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor…

Mar 17, 2017

“Modern Christian Martyrs”

We have all heard about refugees in the news. We have all seen the situation in Syria in the news. But have you taken the time to be a witness to the plight…

Mar 09, 2017

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Continue Successful Fellowships at the UN

NEW YORK ‒ The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is inviting graduate and…

Mar 03, 2017

Statement from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America; Philoxenia – love of the stranger

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued a statement by Archbishop Demetrios on February 4, 2017.  The Archbishop expressed sadness and pain for…

Feb 10, 2017

Introducing a New Book by Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, Daily Prayer Team Contributor at OCN

The Road Back to Christ: Reflections on Lent, Holy Week and the Resurrection Do you want to put your spiritual life into high gear this Lent and Easter…

Feb 03, 2017