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Miracle Icon of St. John the Baptist is Still Streaming Oil

In October 2015, OCN reported that there was a miracle icon at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, IL that was streaming oil.  (Oil…

May 02, 2016

Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary April 29, 2016 Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter Michelle and I extend our…

May 02, 2016

Encyclical and Video Message of Archbishop Demetrios

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2016 May 1, 2016 Holy Pascha The Feast of Feasts He is not here; for He is risen as He said! Matthew…

May 02, 2016

OCN Spark and Prayer Book for iPhone

The Orthodox Christian Network is thrilled to announce two Orthodox apps for i Phones &  iPads! OCN Spark for iPhone OCN Spark is an Orthodox Christian…

May 02, 2016

Pascha Message from Metropolitan IAKOVOS of Chicago

HOLY PASCHA, 2016 Dearly Beloved, “Having beheld the Resurrection of Christ, let us worship…” The proclamation of the triumph of our Lord, the Holy…

May 02, 2016

Serbian Orthodox Church in NYC, Engulfed in Flames

As Orthodox Christians across the globe were celebrating the resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ, terrifying news spread throughout the St. Savas Serbian…

May 01, 2016

Paschal Encyclical 2016 from Metropolitan Gerasimos of San Francisco

“You, O Christ, Who has destroyed Hades and raised up mankind by your Resurrection, make us worthy with pure heart to praise and glorify You.” –From…

Apr 30, 2016

Pascha, the Feast of Feasts

Have you seen this video yet? It’s was produced by a Pan-Orthodox group of young adults called Pan Orthodox United with the hopes of bringing a pan Orthodox…

Apr 28, 2016

PISTEVO “I Believe” Documentary to Air on Greek TV During Holy Week

Have you seen the documentary on Greek iconography, PISTEVO “I Believe?” In honor of Holy Week, it will be airing on three major Greek TV broadcasts…

Apr 28, 2016

A Joint Statement Concerning the Abduction of Metropolitans Paul and Youhanna

On April 21, 2016, a joint statement was issued by the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East, and the Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of…

Apr 25, 2016

Camp Good Shepherd 2016: 1 Camp in 3 Locations

Westfield, New Jersey –CAMP GOOD SHEPHERD (CGS), the official summer camp of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Jersey, with the blessings and enthusiastic…

Apr 22, 2016

OCAMPR Announces Bishop Alexander (OCA) to Give Keynote at November Conference

BROOKLINE, MA   The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology and Religion recently announced that His Grace, Bishop Alexander of Dallas,…

Apr 22, 2016