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OCN to Participate in 2017 Concordia Annual Summit: Shaping the Future of Global Collaboration

OCN to Participate in 2017 Concordia Annual Summit: Shaping the Future of Global Collaboration. The OCN is honored to have been selected as one of the…

Sep 17, 2017

OCN Hosts First Annual 30 Under 30 Award Celebration

Inspire.  Innovate. Motivate. Lead. Celebrate the Future of Orthodoxy. On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the OCN hosted the First Annual 30 Under 30 Award…

Sep 14, 2017

Third Annual Solemn Vespers for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Faith Leaders from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago Observe the Third Annual Solemn Vespers for the…

Sep 01, 2017

Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

In August 2017, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited Budapest on the feast day of Holy King Stephen and was presented with a building…

Sep 01, 2017

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops Condemn Hatred

Orthodox Christians throughout the world prayer for peace.  Read the official response of Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States…

Aug 18, 2017

4th Annual National Conference on Orthodox Christian Schools Held in Des Plaines, Illinois

4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS HELD IN DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS Clergy, Administrators, Teachers, and Leaders from 25 Orthodox…

Aug 17, 2017

St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church Presents Blessing of the First Responders

St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church Reverent Gabriel Bilas – Rector St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church Presents Blessing of the First Responders FOR…

Jul 28, 2017

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