St. Sophia Library Book Club

St. Sophia Library Book Club

Every month the St. Sophia library at the Consistory of the UOC of the USA hosts a book club and they have invited The OCN and our followers to join along in their discussion. This month’s book selection was the Prayer Book of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA.  Fr....

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HCHC Celebrates Its 75th Commencement

HCHC Celebrates Its 75th Commencement

Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology conducted its 75th Commencement exercises on its campus on Saturday, May 20, in the Pappas Gymnasium. “Surely this is a proud day not only for our school, but most importantly, for the Orthodox Church in America and our society,” said Rev....

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Interview with Nicholas Logothetis

Interview with Nicholas Logothetis

Nicholas Logothetis, Executive Board Member at the Libra Group and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Concordia spoke with Fr. Chris Metropulos and the student body of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology on Thursday, February 23 at 12:00 pm in the Maliotis Cultural Center  Brookline, MA. Nicholas...

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Lilly Endowment Invests in Young Adult Ministry

Lilly Endowment Invests in Young Adult Ministry

In a recent article in Religion News Service, it was announced that the Lilly Endowment Inc. is launching a $19.4 million initiative to help congregations engage young adults and work with them to design innovative ministries that support and enrich their religious lives. “At the heart of this initiative is...

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National Executive Board Members of FOCA Visit St. Tikhon’s Seminary

National Executive Board Members of FOCA Visit St. Tikhon’s Seminary

On December 6th, members of the National Executive Board of the Fellowship of Orthodox Christians in America (FOCA) visited St. Tikhon’s Seminary. Archpriest Theodore Boback, Spiritual Director, Marge Kovach, President, and Allison Steffaro, Vice President, shared about FOCA’s mission, current work, and future plans. Archbishop Michael, Seminary Rector, thanked FOCA...

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HCHC Office of Vocation & Ministry Receives Lilly Grant for Young Adult Ministries.

HCHC Office of Vocation & Ministry Receives Lilly Grant for Young Adult Ministries.

December 8, 2016 – Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology has received a $1.5 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. for its Office of Vocation & Ministry to establish the Telos Project, an initiative that will assist Orthodox Christian parishes in developing new ministries with young adults...

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His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Impressed During Visits to HCHC

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios Impressed During Visits to HCHC

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Geron of America, and Chairman of the Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Board of Trustees engaged administration, faculty, and students during a regularly scheduled semester campus visit on November 16 and 17. Topics including curriculum development, academic programming, potential future institution initiatives,...

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St. Tikhon’s Choirs Perform Russian Orthodox Sacred Music at Eastern University

St. Tikhon’s Choirs Perform Russian Orthodox Sacred Music at Eastern University

On Sunday, November 6th, a combined choir — led by Benedict Sheehan of St. Tikhon’s Monastery and Seminary — including St. Tikhon’s Seminary Mission Choir and members of the St. Tikhon Monastery Choir, offered a concert of Russian Orthodox sacred music exploring the biblical foundations of Orthodox Christian Liturgy. The...

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Holy Cross MDiv Student Wins Best Foreign Film Award

Holy Cross MDiv Student Wins Best Foreign Film Award

Elizabeth Thomas, a second-year Master of Divinity student at Holy Cross, won the Best Foreign Film Award at the Universal Film Festival in Kansas City, Missouri, on Saturday, October 1, for her short film “Anand,” about a “street kid rising from the ashes” in her native India. The mission of the...

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Fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival

Fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival

The fourth Boston Byzantine Music Festival explores paraliturgical music—music and song written on sacred themes and performed outside of the formal liturgy—in Byzantine and post-Byzantine chant, the music of Medieval and Renaissance Europe, the Jewish tradition, and contemporary composition. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS   Liturgical and Paraliturgical Hymnology in East and...

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Holy Cross Orthodox Press Announces New Director

Holy Cross Orthodox Press Announces New Director

Rev. Fr. Michael Monos has been named Director of Holy Cross Orthodox Press. “I am humbled and honored to serve our Holy Archdiocese as the Director of Holy Cross Orthodox Press,” said Rev. Fr. Monos. “It is my prayer that God will bless our collective efforts to make the Press...

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Call for Papers: Special Issue “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century “

Call for Papers: Special Issue “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century “

Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is currently running a Special Issue “Inward Being and Outward Identity: The Orthodox Churches in the 21st Century ” which is guest edited by Very Rev. Dr. John A. Jillions of Saint Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. The papers in this Special Issue will focus broadly on what...

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