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SUV Bursts into Flames and Bible is Unburned

By: Marcus Sullivan POSTED:FEB 23 2016 07:02AM EST UPDATED:FEB 23 2016 11:26AM EST FOX 26 – A bible that was in the front seat of an SUV during…

Mar 01, 2016

May the Memory of Michael Jaharis Be Eternal

Please join us as we pray for a man who loved God and put this love into action for God’s glory. Feb 17, 2016 NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese…

Feb 17, 2016

OCN’s Rudder Producer Wins Another Grammy

  OCN would like to congratulate Dr. Vladimir Morosan for producing the winning score of this year’s Grammy for “Best Choral Performance.”…

Feb 17, 2016

Metropolitan Antony Bashir, Antiochian Missionary in America

    Preserving Holy Traditions An integral part of the Orthodox life is preserving, honoring, and passing down the Holy Traditions we have received…

Feb 16, 2016

Antioch receives Russia in Latin America

9 February 2016   Antioch receives Russia in Latin America   The antiochian Orthodox Church receives in Sao Paulo, on behalf of his beatitude…

Feb 16, 2016

Orthodox Monasteries in America

Have you ever wanted to visit a monastery but didn’t know what to expect or where to go?  With nearly 80 Orthodox monasteries in America, there is a…

Feb 12, 2016

Remembering the 21 Coptic Christian Martyrs

February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is when we remember romance, love and fidelity.   Ironically, Saint Valentine wasn’t known for his smooth moves of…

Feb 12, 2016

NEW Center for Orthodox Christian Thought and Culture

Are you interested in studying Orthodoxy but not interested in attending a seminary?  Eastern University has just announced that students can take a minor…

Feb 12, 2016

St. Herman Orthodox Youth Conference

HERMAN CONFERENCE 2015 Recently 32 young people attended the annual St. Herman Youth Conference near Dallas, Texas, hosted by the ROCOR Youth Committee…

Feb 11, 2016

Bishop Demetrios is Taking a Stand for “Responsibility to Protect”

  This column was written in December of 2015 by His Grace, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago,…

Feb 09, 2016

“Spirit of Gold” Exhibition by Thomas Xenakis in Washington D.C.

The exhibition “Spirit of Gold” by Thomas Xenakis was inaugurated on February 3rd, at the Embassy of Greece in Washington D.C., by the Ambassador…

Feb 09, 2016

Office of Institutional Chaplains

  Have you thought about being involved in ministry?   The Office of Institutional Chaplains, under the Orthodox Church of America, might be what…

Feb 04, 2016