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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

The Holy Spirit and Many Languages

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.   When the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in…

Jun 03, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Ascending the Mount of Temptation Reflection

The OCN is pleased to share with you written excerpts and photos from the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage of the Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox…

Jun 02, 2017
Orthodox News

Do You Believe in and Practice Your Orthodox Faith?

Religious belief vs. religious practice – in the years since the fall of the Iron Curtain, Christianity in the area has experienced a re-boot.  A…

Jun 02, 2017
Orthodox News

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS

36th ANNUAL METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO JUNIOR OLYMPICS   YEARLY GATHERING IS LARGEST EVENT FOR METROPOLIS OF CHICAGO PALOS HILLS, IL: Metropolitan Iakovos…

Jun 02, 2017
The Prayer Team

Love Is a Choice

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,…

Jun 02, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Musings from a Grateful Convert: The Case for Country Music

Whoa, Podner!  What’s this guy doing? I realize this may seem wildly off the track, but bear with me. There is a message in here somewhere.  In this…

Jun 01, 2017
The Prayer Team

Love—It Begins Here

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,…

Jun 01, 2017
The Children's Word

You have a job to do!

Did somebody ever give you a job to do, and then give you all the tools to do it? Maybe you had to wash the windows, and your mother gave you some paper…

May 31, 2017
The Prayer Team

There is Only One Way to Bear Fruit

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,…

May 31, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Greetings from the Holy Land – the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage

The OCN is pleased to share with you written excerpts and photos from the 2017 St. Helen’s Pilgrimage of the Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox…

May 30, 2017
The Prayer Team

You Can’t Have it Both Ways

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Fruits of the Spirit The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,…

May 30, 2017
The Prayer Team

Memorial Day

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.   This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall…

May 29, 2017