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Archon Regional Commanders Host Archon Symposium in Chicago

CHICAGO, IL: The Metropolis of Chicago Regional Commanders of the Greek Orthodox Order of Saint Andrew (Archons) Gus Pablecas and John Manos visited St…

Mar 17, 2017

INDIANA STATE SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PASSES 2017 SENATE RESOLUTION 2 (SR2)

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO AND METROPOLIS OF DETROIT CONTINUE TO SEEK PASSAGE IN INDIANA OF ARCHON RESOLUTION INDIANAPOLIS, IN: The Greek Orthodox Metropolis…

Mar 17, 2017

Orthodox LIFE School

Are You Ready for an Adventure of a Lifetime? This summer a unique summer discipleship week long program will be offered at the monastery of St John of…

Mar 17, 2017

GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH GUEST SPEAKER AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS INVITED TO SPEAK AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYMPOSIUM ON MOUNT ATHOS MADISON, WI: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor…

Mar 17, 2017

“Modern Christian Martyrs”

We have all heard about refugees in the news. We have all seen the situation in Syria in the news. But have you taken the time to be a witness to the plight…

Mar 09, 2017

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to Continue Successful Fellowships at the UN

NEW YORK ‒ The Department of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America is inviting graduate and…

Mar 03, 2017

Statement from His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America; Philoxenia – love of the stranger

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America issued a statement by Archbishop Demetrios on February 4, 2017.  The Archbishop expressed sadness and pain for…

Feb 10, 2017

Introducing a New Book by Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, Daily Prayer Team Contributor at OCN

The Road Back to Christ: Reflections on Lent, Holy Week and the Resurrection Do you want to put your spiritual life into high gear this Lent and Easter…

Feb 03, 2017

Watch an Interview with Metropolitan Tikhon on March for Life 2017

WASHINGTON, DC — Watch the Interview.  OCN interviewed His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon to speak about his experiences at the March for Life…

Jan 14, 2017

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