OCN Hosts First Annual 30 Under 30 Award Celebration

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 Celebration in Brookline, MA.  Heartfelt congratulations to all 30 award recipients!  What began as a simple idea to scout out and champion the leaders of our...

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

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 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation Roman Catholic Bishop Francis J. Kane, Greek Orthodox Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, and Roman Catholic Very Rev....

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Ecumenical Patriarch in Budapest

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 donated by the Hungarian Government for the Orthodox Exarchate of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Hungary. His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officially visited Hungary on 20 August 2017...

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Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops Condemn Hatred

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 of America to Racist Violence in Charlottesville, VA. Response of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America stands...

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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

4TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS HELD IN DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS Clergy, Administrators, Teachers, and Leaders from 25 Orthodox Christian Schools from 11 States and the Nations of Albania and Estonia Gather DES PLAINES, IL:  On Friday and Saturday, August 11 and 12, St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church...

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

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 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fenton, MI – On Sunday, July 23rd the faithful of St. Mary Magdalene Orthodox Church guided by Fr. Gabriel Bilas invited local first responders and their families to have their emergency vehicles blessed followed...

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Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 Award Recipients

Announcing Orthodox Christian Network 30 Under 30 2017 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 30 Under 30.  The Orthodox Christian Network’s (OCN) First Annual 30 under 30 Initiative; a campaign featuring emerging Orthodox leaders, from within their own communities in North...

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Orthodox Voices of America Travel Series: The Making of Wooden Orthodox Icons

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 are delicately carved out of wood – take a moment out of your busy day and watch this peaceful video that is as beautifully...

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ICON OF ST. JOHN MAXIMOVITCH STREAMED MYRRH AS HE WAS CELEBRATED IN SKETE IN HIS HONOR IN HIS HOME VILLAGE

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 skete named for St. John in his home village of Adamovka, Donetsk Region, was festively celebrated. An icon of the holy hierarch began to...

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Orthodox Christianity Sees Slow but Constant Wave of Growth from Conversions to Ancient Faith

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 the majority of those conversions are through marriage, a growing number of people who are neither culturally nor ethnically Greek are converting based on their affinity...

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Archon John Pappajohn Recognized at 2017 Panhellenic Scholarship Foundation Awards Gala

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 GIVEN IN MEMORY OF METROPOLITAN IAKOVOS OF CHICAGO. MISTRESS OF CEREMONIES WAS 2016 MISS AMERICA AND GREEK ORTHODOX PARISHIONER BETTY CANTRELL   CHICAGO, IL: The PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation held their...

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New Daily LIVE Call-in Radio Broadcast with the “BIBLE  ANSWER MAN” Hank Hanegraaff

New Daily LIVE Call-in Radio Broadcast with the “BIBLE ANSWER MAN” Hank Hanegraaff

The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is pleased to announce partnership with the internationally- syndicated daily live call-in radio show: Bible Answer Man, with host Hank Hanegraaff will be live on OCN’s airwaves beginning Friday at 6:00 pm EST. Click Listen Now during the broadcast.  Alongside his new podcast: Hank Unplugged.  Orthodox Christian...

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