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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

Lord Have Mercy

Have mercy on us o Lord, have mercy on us, for we have had more than enough of contempt. Psalm 123:3   Good morning Prayer Team! Lord have mercy. The…

Jul 03, 2016
The Prayer Team

In Peace Let us Pray

Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.  The eyes of the Lord are toward the righteous, and his ears toward their cry.  Psalm 34:14-15…

Jul 02, 2016
Orthodox News

National Shrine Remembers Greek Landing Day

248th Anniversary of the 500 Greeks who landed in America was celebrated June 24-25, 2016 at St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine. -By Polexeni Maouris…

Jul 01, 2016
The Prayer Team

In Times of Uncertainty, This is the Go-To Verse

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.  Philippians 4:13   Good morning Prayer Team! Have you ever been excited and nervous at the same…

Jul 01, 2016
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Picking teams

Have you ever chosen teams for a game? Usually you have two captains, and they take turns picking the best ones to be on their teams. How do they choose…

Jul 01, 2016
The Sounding

OCMC News – Memory Eternal to the Servant of God, Taki Kobuzi (1953 – 2016)

On June 20, 2016, the humble servant of God, Demetri (Taki) Kobuzi, reposed in the Lord. He was a man deeply integrated in the Orthodox faith in a quiet…

Jun 30, 2016
The Prayer Team

Laborers Needed

And Jesus said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest.”…

Jun 30, 2016
The Sounding

Why and How We Support One Another

This is a version of the talk given by James and Daphne Hargrave at the Pentecost Vespers OCMC Dinner 2016 at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Spokane,…

Jun 29, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Best Example of Sinners Who Became Saints

Jesus said, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church and the powers of death shall not prevail against it.  I will give…

Jun 29, 2016
The Prayer Team

God Doesn’t Want You to Fail

Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.  Proverbs…

Jun 28, 2016
Orthodox News

UCLA Plans to Digitize Manuscripts from St. Catherine’s Monastery

There are some days I just love modern technology! I recently read an article by Michael Kozlowski in Good E Reader, titled “UCLA is Digitizing Ancient…

Jun 27, 2016
The Prayer Team

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a new and right spirit within me.   Psalm 51(50):10   Good morning Prayer Team! How many times in your…

Jun 27, 2016