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Interview with with George Possas, Recipient of The Greatest Generation Award at Washington Oxi Day Foundation 2017

OCN interviewed George Possas, recipient of the The Greatest Generation Award at the Washington OXI Dat Foundation 2017. Photo Credit Washington OXI Day…

Nov 16, 2017
The Sounding Blog

In Defense of Orthodoxy

“Only Begotten Son and Immortal Word of God, Who for our salvation didst will to be incarnate of the holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, Who without…

Nov 15, 2017
The Children's Word

Joined together in Christ

Have you ever watched your priest or deacon use his censer? Do you watch where he censes? He censes the altar, and he blesses the holy things. He censes…

Nov 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

As We Begin the Nativity Fast

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses of the Bible In the beginning, God created the…

Nov 15, 2017
Orthodox News

Orthodox Voices of America: “Free Will, Euthanasia, and the Value of Life”

Watch Now.  Pan Orthodox United has shared this video from Orthodox Voices of America on the topic of Free Will, Euthanasia, and the Value of Life. …

Nov 14, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Majesty of God

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible He determines the number…

Nov 14, 2017
Orthodox News

Interview with Peter Vlachos, Recipient of the 2017 OXI Day Foundation Jaharis Service Award

OCN interviewed Peter Vlachos, recipient of the 2017 Washington OXI Day Foundation Jaharis Service Award.   ABOUT THE WASHINGTON OXI DAY FOUNDATION…

Nov 14, 2017
The Prayer Team

A Friend Loves at All Times

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible A friend loves at all times,…

Nov 13, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Musings from a Grateful Convert: Baby in the House!

The following is a departure from my usual MO. Here is a poem in free verse that represents a personal glimpse into the miraculous event known as having…

Nov 12, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Good Samaritan: Who is My Neighbor and How Shall I Care For Him?

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. 8th Sunday of Luke And behold, a lawyer stood up to…

Nov 12, 2017
The Prayer Team

Veterans’ Day

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.  2…

Nov 11, 2017
The Prayer Team

Bring out the Best in Your Friends

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible Iron sharpens iron, as one…

Nov 10, 2017