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Alilo and the Old Calendar

Photo Source: CNN OCN promotes good practices and values that are apart of a strong Orthodox culture. Living the Faith is a major portion of what we aspire…

Jan 16, 2016

Sanctity of Life and Sacred Music

  Orthodox Christians for Life are gathering once again for the Washington, DC March for Life on January 22, 2016 marking the 43rd Anniversary of…

Jan 14, 2016

Human Trafficking in the US is Real

  Human Trafficking not only south of the border but in South Carolina. On January 13, 2016,  SCNOW.COM reported that a 22-year-old man in South…

Jan 14, 2016

Orthodox Host Retreat Following March for Life

  WASHINGTON, DC Friday, January 22, 2016 marks the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in the United States,…

Jan 14, 2016

Orthodox of New Zealand Celebrate Epiphany

  AUCKLAND, NZ- On Sunday, January 10th, 2016, the Orthodox Christians of Auckland, gathered at the serene and scenic Coyle Park in Point Chevalier,…

Jan 13, 2016

Mayor of Chicago Proclaims Saint Sava Academy Day

  CHICAGO, IL- The Honorable Rahm Emanuel, Mayor of Chicago, has officially proclaimed January 27th, the feast day of the revered Serbian patron…

Jan 13, 2016

Tulsa Churches Bless Arkansas River

Orthodox Christians around the world are still celebrating Epiphany, and they have become very creative about it. In Tulsa, OK, three area churches, (Holy…

Jan 12, 2016

Philoxenia Mission Across Mayo Clinic Open to All

  PRESS RELEASE: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago and Saints Kosmas & Damianos Greek Orthodox Church of Rochester, Minnesota, announce major…

Jan 11, 2016

Epiphany Blessing

  FLORENCE, SC.  Families gathered under the gazebo at The Palms Course to mark Epiphany with the Blessing of Florence at Oakdale Lake. On January…

Jan 09, 2016

The Orthodox Are Celebrating

  BBC News produced an awesome collection of photos of the Orthodox around the world celebrating Christmas. Faithful from Europe, Africa, and the…

Jan 08, 2016

Congresswoman Honors Rev. Hadgigeorge in US House.

Known as a peacemaker who led with quiet strength, Reverend Chris Hadgigeorge of blessed memory was recently honored on CSPAN by US Rep Marcy Kaptur. Congresswoman…

Jan 08, 2016

Fellowship Opportunity at United Nations 

  GREEK ORTHODOX ARCHDIOCESAN FELLOWSHIP TO WORK AT THE UNITED NATIONS NEW YORK – The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith…

Jan 08, 2016