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Orthodox News

Dying for a Glass of Water

What are you doing to respond to the horror of Christian persecution that is now a daily reality? Every day that you wake up safe in your own home, too…

Jul 16, 2015
Orthodox News

CrossRoaders Explore “Vocation & Suffering”

Early Tuesday morning, the CrossRoad participants went into Cambridge to break bread with the homeless. In small groups of one staff member and three or…

Jul 16, 2015
Orthodox News

It’s Time to Speak Out!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We wanted to reach out to you to say thank you for supporting the mission of the Orthodox Christian Network to comfort,…

Jul 15, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: A Light to the World!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Jul 15, 2015
Orthodox News

HCHC to Welcome Patriarch of Antioch and Teen SOYO Leadership to Campus During Historic Convention

Brookline MA – His Beatitude John X, the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, will visit the campus of Hellenic College Holy Cross on July 20,…

Jul 15, 2015
Orthodox News

CrossRoaders Explore “Vocation & Technology”

Day 6 of CrossRoad began with Divine Liturgy in the Holy Cross Chapel. Following the service, the CrossRoad participants engaged in their third day of…

Jul 14, 2015
Orthodox News

St Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine at the Avero House

St Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine at the Avero House Located in the Colonial Quarter at 41 St George Street Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 St Photios…

Jul 13, 2015
Orthodox News

Syrian Refugees Surge into Serbia Seeking Asylum

July 13, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) One thousand miles separate Syria and Serbia, but the desperation to flee their war-torn country is driving thousands of…

Jul 13, 2015
Orthodox News

CrossRoaders Take on Project Adventure

Day 2 of Session II of the CrossRoad Summer Institute began with Orthros at Holy Cross Chapel. Following the service, our CrossRoaders participated in…

Jul 09, 2015
Orthodox News

9th Annual Summer Patristic Studies

July 19 – 24, 2015  At the Pappas Patristic Institute of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Brookline, Massachusetts A Unique Opportunity…

Jul 09, 2015
The Sounding

God is Father

God is Father. What does that mean? Here’s what it doesn’t mean: We have, as a human reality, such a thing as fatherhood. Because we can’t really…

Jul 08, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Evil in Our Hearts?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Jul 08, 2015

Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

I have exciting news! This week, the Orthodox Christian Network surpassed 500,000 Facebook fans, making our ministry the largest Orthodox Christian presence on the internet. Thank you! Because of your support;

  • – Our programs have a weekly reach of five million people on Facebook.
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  • – OCN is watched, read and listened to in 196 countries.

Please join us in celebrating this tremendous success by giving to the “10 Cent A Day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Help us continue our mission of comforting, inspiring and informing the next generation of Orthodox Christians, persecuted Christians and faith-seekers around the world.

On behalf of all of the Orthodox Christian Network, I thank you for 20 years of support for our beloved ministry.

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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