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Orthodoxy Reaches the Island Kingdom of Tonga

Under the spiritual leadership of His Eminence Archbishop Amfilochios the Orthodox Church has now been planted in the Island Kingdom of Tonga. This past…

Oct 20, 2016

Maria Logus to Serve Second Term as National Philoptochos President

New York, NY – His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church in America, and Chairman of the Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos…

Oct 19, 2016

IOCC Fundraiser Features Byzantine Music

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is hosting “An Evening of Byzantine Chant” on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 6 p.m. –…

Oct 17, 2016

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part III

Keep the ideas of Stewardship in Front of the People Stewardship brochures from past years going back to 2010 are available upon request from the Department….

Oct 17, 2016

Consecration of Bishop-elect Archimandrite Irenei

The Western American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) recently announced the Consecration of Bishop-elect Archimandrite…

Oct 16, 2016

A Film Covering the 50th Anniversary of the Repose of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

  Are you familiar with St. John, one of Orthodoxy’s modern saints? Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco the Wonderworker (1896-1966), was a…

Oct 16, 2016

Chicago Area Philoptochos Sews Dresses for Girls Around the World

CHICAGO, IL: St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church, 733 South Ashland Avenue in Chicago, hosted the 4th Annual Philoptochos “Dress a Girl around the World”…

Oct 16, 2016

Social Networks and Kids Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part article on Social Networks and Kids originally posted on Technology Safety Through the Eyes of Faith a resource…

Oct 16, 2016

OCF on Georgetown’s Campus

Does your campus have an Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF)? What is OCF? OCF is a national campus ministry designed to provide students with opportunities…

Oct 15, 2016

Ideas and Resources to Support Parish Ministry, Part II

Stewardship Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Stewardship Ministries is led by the Director of Stewardship, Outreach & Evangelism in cooperation…

Oct 13, 2016

Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, author of The Prayer Team, has New Book in Publication

The Orthodox Christian Network is proud to share that our own Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, author of The Prayer Team Daily Devotions, has a book in publication…

Oct 13, 2016

Orthodox College Students Have Amazing Choices for Real Break 2017

It’s not too early to start thinking about Spring Break. Orthodox Christian Fellowship, OCF, Real Break 2017 is a great way to spend the week making…

Oct 06, 2016