Orthodox Christians in the United States Commemorate 25 Years of Life-Giving Aid

Orthodox Christians in the United States Commemorate 25 Years of Life-Giving Aid

May 3, 2017 (Baltimore) – This year, Orthodox Christians in the United States will commemorate twenty-five years of global philanthropic outreach by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), the official humanitarian agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. IOCC was formed by the Standing...

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NEW ROMANIAN ORTHODOX METROPOLIAN OF THE UNITED STATES HOLD ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY

NEW ROMANIAN ORTHODOX METROPOLIAN OF THE UNITED STATES HOLD ENTHRONEMENT CEREMONY

GREEK ORTHODOX HIERARCHY ATTEND HISTORICAL SERVICE IN CHICAGO Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago, Metropolitan Nicholas of Detroit, and Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos proudly attended the Enthronement Ceremony for the new Romanian Orthodox Metropolia of the United States of His Eminence Archbishop Nicolae on Sunday, April 30, 2017. This historical...

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Metropolitan Iakovos Leads Greek Independence Parade in Greektown, Chicago on April 30, 2017

Metropolitan Iakovos Leads Greek Independence Parade in Greektown, Chicago on April 30, 2017

April 30, 2017: The rain held off for today’s Greek Independence Parade in Greektown, Chicago, organized by Enosis! His Eminence Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago proudly lead the parade again this year joined by the Greek Minister of Maritime & Island Policy Panagiotis Kouroumplis, the Consul General of Greece in Chicago...

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Greek Orthodox Regional Hierarch Keynote Speaker at Annual Raising of the Greek Flag Event

Greek Orthodox Regional Hierarch Keynote Speaker at Annual Raising of the Greek Flag Event

BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS ATTENDS ANNUAL GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY EVENT AT DALEY PLAZA IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO CHICAGO, IL: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, was a Keynote Speaker at the Annual Raising of the Greek Flag and Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Richard J....

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Go and Make Disciples: Evangelization and Outreach in US Orthodox Parishes

Go and Make Disciples: Evangelization and Outreach in US Orthodox Parishes

Is your Parish flourishing? Are you seeing spiritual growth in your community? For the first time ever the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has released a national study on evangelization and outreach in Orthodox parishes in the United States. The information shared was compiled from Parishes of seven Orthodox...

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It was Heaven on Earth

It was Heaven on Earth

Professors of the Moscow Theological Academy Archpriest Maxim Kozlov and Alexei Nikolaevich Svetozarsky shared their stories, remembrances and understandings of Paschal nights and services 35 years ago in the Soviet Union, with Tatiana’s Day.  The OCN is pleased to share these moving remembrances and understandings of what it means to...

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Metropolis of Chicago Archons Hold 2nd Annual Business Retreat

Metropolis of Chicago Archons Hold 2nd Annual Business Retreat

METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO ARCHONS HOLD 2ND ANNUAL BUSINESS RETREAT GUEST SPEAKER PROFESSOR JAMES SKEDROS DISCUSSED HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF AND FUTURE OF THE ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE OF CONSTANTINOPLE KANSASVILLE, WI: The Metropolis of Chicago’s Archons held their 2nd Annual Archon Business Retreat on Saturday, April 22, at the at St. Iakovos Retreat Center in...

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Historic 15th Annual Washing of the Feet Service by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

Historic 15th Annual Washing of the Feet Service by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

At the last supper our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ kneeled down and washed the dirty feet of each of his disciples. Imagine what your feet would look like if you traveled all over the desert of the Holy Land in nothing but sandals. Yet Christ washed them. The Niptir...

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Paschal Encyclical by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

Paschal Encyclical by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

Holy Pascha, 2017 Dearly Beloved, “Shine, shine, O New Jerusalem…” “Come receive the Light…” So we begin our proclamation and praise of the Resurrection of Christ our God at the glorious “feast of feasts, and festival of festivals,” the Lord’s Pascha.  Our Lenten journey has prepared us for this moment,...

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2017 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

2017 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America

The Orthodox Christian Network is pleased to share the 2017 Paschal Message of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America.  The message is here for you in both a video and audio format. The OCN family wishes you and your family a Blessed Pascha. Video – 2017 Paschal Message of His...

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II Istanbul, Turkey 4/11/2017 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message of support to Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of the Coptic Church in Egypt, after the two terrorist attacks that occurred on Palm Sunday in Tanta and Alexandria....

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Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis

Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos Officiates Palm Sunday and the Beginning of Holy Week in St. Paul/Minneapolis GREEK ORTHODOX REGIONAL HIERARCH VISITS ST GEORGE AND ST MARY’S GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCHES   MINNEAPOLIS, MN: Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Chicago, visited St. George Greek Orthodox Church...

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