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UN Commission on the Status of Women

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America will co-sponsor two events at this year’s UN Commission on the Status of Women:   Forced…

Mar 08, 2016

Father Stephen Powley to Speak at Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC

Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, DC will be hosting a Philoptochos Lenten Retreat March 14-15, 2016, featuring Father Stephen Powley….

Mar 08, 2016

A Conference by and for Homeschoolers

In a society where non-Christian ideals are beginning to dominate in the public sphere, many pious parents are choosing to homeschool their children to…

Mar 07, 2016

Orthodox Host Prayer for Persecuted Christians

  GREEK ORTHODOX OF SPRINGFIELD HOST EVENT TO PRAY FOR SUFFERING PEOPLE OF THE WORLD FEATURED BISHOP DEMETRIOS OF MOKISSOS AND LEADERS OF FAITH IN…

Mar 06, 2016

A New American Saint?

Could we have a new American-born Orthodox saint?  Over the weekend, the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) gathered to move the interred body of Vladyka…

Mar 06, 2016

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