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Jan 11, 2018

Inaugural Outdoor Blessing of the Water Service to be held on Chicago River

EASTERN ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHURCHES TO HOST INAUGURAL BLESSING OF THE CHICAGO RIVER, SERVICE CELEBRATES CHRIST’S BAPTISM IN THE RIVER JORDAN On Sunday,…

Jan 03, 2018

SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH

SERIES “AN UNTOLD TALE: THE HOLOCAUST IN GREECE” TO BE HELD IN MILWAUKEE JANUARY – MARCH THE GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO, STS CONSTANTINE…

Dec 08, 2017

Six Congressional Members Urge Stronger Action to Protect Religious Liberty

Six Congressional members urge stronger action to protect religious liberty WASHINGTON, D.C. – Six members of Congress stressed the need for the U.S….

Dec 08, 2017

Metropolis of Chicago Observes Six Month Remembrance of Metropolitan Iakovos of Blessed Memory

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO OBSERVES SIX MONTH REMEMBRANCE OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF BLESSED MEMORY BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS OFFICIATES SERVICE AT ANNUNCIATION…

Dec 07, 2017

Three Fires Threaten Counties in Northern Los Angeles and Surrounding Parishes

AUTHOR:  Kristen Bruskas The strong Santa Ana winds are the source of the most recent and devastating fires to affect California. The Thomas Fire has…

Dec 07, 2017

Young Adults and Young Adult Ministries in American Orthodox Christian Parishes

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Alexei D. Krindatch, Research Coordinator,  Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America The…

Nov 30, 2017

“Is Saint Nicholas Real?”

While listening to an entertaining radio drama about what to tell your kids if they ask you whether Santa Claus ~ St. Nick is for real. To show our deep…

Nov 20, 2017

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

Orthodox Voices of America: “Free Will, Euthanasia, and the Value of Life”

Watch Now.  Pan Orthodox United has shared this video from Orthodox Voices of America on the topic of Free Will, Euthanasia, and the Value of Life. …

Nov 14, 2017

Interview with Peter Vlachos, Recipient of the 2017 OXI Day Foundation Jaharis Service Award

OCN interviewed Peter Vlachos, recipient of the 2017 Washington OXI Day Foundation Jaharis Service Award.   ABOUT THE WASHINGTON OXI DAY FOUNDATION…

Nov 14, 2017

BECOMING TRULY HUMAN DOCUMENTARY IN SELECT THEATERS!

TICKETS ON SALE NOW for “BECOMING TRULY HUMAN’ in SELECT THEATERS, NOV 8th and 9th. Click Here to find showings and get tickets. BECOMING TRULY…

Nov 01, 2017