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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 Prayer Team

God’s Glory Will Change You

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Moses said to the Lord, “See, Thou sayest to me, ‘Bring up this people’; but thou hast not let me know whom Thou wilt send…

Sep 20, 2016
Orthodox Seminary News

 St. Tikhon’s Seminary and Monastery welcomes Sr. Vassa

SOUTH CANAAN, PA – All are invited by St. Tikhon’s Seminary and Monastery to come to St. Tikhon’s Monastery Trapeza on Tuesday, October…

Sep 19, 2016
The Prayer Team

God Knows Your Storms

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Then He made His disciples get into the boat and go before Him to the other side, while He dismissed the crowds.  And after…

Sep 19, 2016
The Sounding

Bishop Neophytos Visits His Flock

St. Makarios Orthodox Church His Grace Bishop Neophytos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya has been traveling throughout his diocese to teach and reach his people….

Sep 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

Lighting the Afterburners

Pray at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication.  To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints….

Sep 18, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Mercy of our Great God and Savior Jesus Christ

Grace, mercy and peace will be with us, from God the Father and from Jesus Christ the Father’s Son, in truth and love.  2 John 1:3   Good morning Prayer…

Sep 17, 2016
The Prayer Team

Yes, but What About my Crosses?!

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT Jesus said “I have said this to you, that in Me you may have peace.  In the world you have tribulation; but be of good cheer,…

Sep 16, 2016
The Sounding

Surviving Miscarriage and Trusting the Process

Joe and I started trying to get pregnant in April. But I did not expect to conceive so quickly. Having received years of treatment for my multiple sclerosis,…

Sep 15, 2016
Orthodox News

October 2 is OCF Sunday

The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA has designated Sunday, October 2 as Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) College Student Sunday. 2016…

Sep 15, 2016
The Children's Word

Christ lives in me!

What is the most amazing thing you have ever done? Have you tried really hard at something—and it showed? At school? On a team? At a special project?…

Sep 15, 2016
The Prayer Team

Empathy—Getting In the Sufferings of Others

THE ENCOURAGEMENT PROJECT And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room for them, not even about the door; and He was preaching the…

Sep 15, 2016
Orthodox News

Antiochian Women Announce 2017 Project Theme

The Antiochian Women are excited to announce the theme of our 2017 Project: “Strengthening the Ministries of our Church.” This theme is a distillation…

Sep 14, 2016