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Blessing of the Water Service in Okinawa

The Metropolis of Chicago is extremely proud to share this outdoor Blessing of the Water Service. This past Sunday Navy Lieutenant Commander Father David…

Jan 11, 2017

The Great Feast of Theophany in the Orthodox Church

The OCN is pleased to share with you a short videoscribe presentation by Dr. Eve Tibbs about the Great Feast of Theophany in the Orthodox Church that was…

Jan 06, 2017

Orthodox Bless the Waters Across the Metropolis of Chicago

DUBUQUE, IOWA: On Sunday, January 8 at 12:15pm at Catfish Charlie’s, located at 1630 East 16th Street in Dubuque, St Elias Greek Orthodox Church will…

Jan 05, 2017

An Orthodox Presence at the March for Life

Annual DC March for Life to be held Friday, January 27 WASHINGTON, DC  January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized…

Jan 05, 2017

Join us for a Book Signing with Author Christina Romas Connant

The Orthodox Christian Network invites you to meet Greek-American children’s author Christina Romas Connant Sunday, February 26, 2017 St. George Greek…

Jan 05, 2017

The Nativity Season Isn’t Over Yet

Are you tired of Christmas or just getting started?  In this resource from the Antiochian Archdiocese titled From Nativity to Theophany, you can find…

Dec 28, 2016

The Parish Stewardship Program – Council of Ministries Part II

Council of Ministries and its Role in Stewardship Development Fr. Steve Dalber, Saint Nektarios Church, Charlotte, NC   The Role of the Priest The…

Dec 26, 2016

God is with Us

Listen to the 2016 Christmas Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America as he encourages and enlightens the faithful to the true meaning of…

Dec 24, 2016

The Parish Stewardship Program – Council of Ministries Part I

Council of Ministries and its Role in Stewardship Development Fr. Steve Dalber, Saint Nektarios Church, Charlotte, NC Introduction The concept of a “Council…

Dec 23, 2016

Admonishment Is Not the Same as Excommunication

Earlier this month, news broke that the Ecumenical Patriarch had sent a letter to the Archbishop of Athens asking to “…depose and excommunicate…

Dec 21, 2016

A Moment of Prayer

It only takes a moment. Is the news just getting unbearable? Children are starving, families are homeless and violence rages across the globe. Fr. Gary…

Dec 21, 2016

Coptic Christians Understand the Power of Forgiveness

In truest response to tragedy,  Christians in Cairo are ready to forgive according to an article in The Christian Post titled, “Coptic Christians ‘Ready…

Dec 20, 2016