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Welcome to the OCN Blog and News center! Here you will find posts by our wonderful community of bloggers, on The Sounding, and the latest church news and events on our Orthodox News page. Comments are welcome! We look forward to knowing what you think.
The Children's Word

God’s promises

Have you ever promised something to a friend? Did your friend believe you? Did you keep your promise? In today’s epistle reading, we hear about a promise…

Mar 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

God’s Plan for Salvation

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ But when the…

Mar 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Mechanics of Confession

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ If we confess our sons, He is faithful and just, and will forgive our sins and cleanse us from all…

Mar 21, 2017
The Prayer Team

Confession—What Is It?

The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the Disciples were,…

Mar 20, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Procession of the Holy Cross as a Metaphor for Life

Scriptures of the Triodion Third Sunday of Great Lent–Veneration of the Holy Cross Jesus said “For what does it profit a man to gain the world…

Mar 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

Take Up the Cross and Follow

Scriptures of the Triodion Third Saturday of Great Lent And Jesus called to Him the multitude with His Disciples and He said to them, “If any man would…

Mar 18, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Finding Faith: Always, Now and Forever

A recent article in the “Faith & Family” section of the local Saturday newspaper reported on a research study. A sociologist and historian teamed…

Mar 17, 2017
Orthodox News

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
Orthodox News

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 News

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
Orthodox News

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
The Prayer Team

The New Covenant—The New Testament

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ For the law…

Mar 17, 2017