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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 Sounding Blog

Repentance or Resolution?

I’ve never been big on New Year’s Resolutions. January is my stay-at-home month, the one time of year when I politely decline social invitations and…

Jan 26, 2017
The Prayer Team

Honesty

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 26, 2017
The Children's Word

Great is your faith!

Have you ever wanted something so much that you asked your parents for it again and again? Maybe it was a toy for Christmas or for your birthday. Maybe…

Jan 25, 2017
The Prayer Team

Communication

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 25, 2017
The Prayer Team

Respect

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 24, 2017
The Prayer Team

Service

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 23, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Overcomplicating Simplicity

“Walk before God in simplicity, and not in subtleties of the mind. Simplicity brings faith; but subtle and intricate speculations bring conceit; and…

Jan 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

Remembering the Church Triumphant As We Take our Place in the Church Militant

And he who searches the hearts of men know what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.  Romans…

Jan 22, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Blessing of the Lord

The Lord bless you and keep you: The Lord make His face to shine upon you, and be gracious to you: The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, and give…

Jan 21, 2017
The Prayer Team

How to Love My Neighbor

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 20, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Embracing Life Eternal Both Now and Ever…

The first of January is the beginning of the New Year, and at the same time, the end of the old one. The Romans named this month January based on Janus,…

Jan 19, 2017
The Prayer Team

Who is My Neighbor?

THE GREAT COMMANDMENTS: WHERE DO YOU STAND? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength and…

Jan 19, 2017