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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

Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Christ is risen! First, I would like to take a brief moment to express my gratitude to the Orthodox Christian Network for the opportunity to be part of…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

Metropolitan Joseph Offers Prayers for St. Savas Community

Christ is Risen! His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph, along with the bishops, clergy, Archdiocese Board of Trustees, and faithful of the Antiochian Orthodox…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

OCA Offers Prayers after Fire of Serbian Cathedral

SYOSSET, NY  On Bright Monday, May 2, 2016, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, sent a letter to His Grace, Serbian Orthodox Bishop Mitrophan, offering…

May 04, 2016
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Do you believe it?

Almost 50 years ago, America sent a spaceship to the moon! The astronauts took pictures of themselves standing on the moon. The pictures were shown in…

May 04, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher.   And behold, there…

May 04, 2016
Orthodox News

Paschal Message from Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the U.S.

The day of Resurrection; let us be radiant for the festival, and let us embrace one another. Let us say, brethren, even to those that hate us, ‘Let us…

May 03, 2016
Orthodox News

GOA Expresses Sympathy for Serbian Orthodox Bretheren

NEW YORK – The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America expresses deep sorrow, concern and sympathy to our Serbian Orthodox brethren for the massive fire…

May 03, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Most Joyful Hymn

Remember Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, descended from David, as preached in my gospel,  the gospel for which I am suffering and wearing fetters like…

May 03, 2016
Orthodox News

Miracle Icon of St. John the Baptist is Still Streaming Oil

In October 2015, OCN reported that there was a miracle icon at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Homer Glen, IL that was streaming oil.  (Oil…

May 02, 2016
Orthodox News

Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter

The White House, Office of the Press Secretary April 29, 2016 Statement by the President on the Occasion of Orthodox Easter Michelle and I extend our…

May 02, 2016
Orthodox News

Encyclical and Video Message of Archbishop Demetrios

Encyclical of Archbishop Demetrios for Holy Pascha 2016 May 1, 2016 Holy Pascha The Feast of Feasts He is not here; for He is risen as He said! Matthew…

May 02, 2016
Orthodox News

OCN Spark and Prayer Book for iPhone

The Orthodox Christian Network is thrilled to announce two Orthodox apps for i Phones &  iPads! OCN Spark for iPhone OCN Spark is an Orthodox Christian…

May 02, 2016