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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

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
The Children's Word

Seeing Jesus

Do you like learning how to do things for yourself? Maybe you know how to make a little snack when you come home from school, or maybe you can clean your…

Jan 18, 2017
The Prayer Team

Learning

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 18, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Faith and Student Loans

What’s the riskiest financial decision you’ll have to make before you turn 18 years old? If you think it’s buying a car – wrong. If you think it’s…

Jan 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Worship

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 17, 2017
The Prayer Team

Prayer

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 16, 2017
The Prayer Team

Blessed be the Name of the Lord

Blessed be the name of the Lord from this time forth and for evermore!  Psalm 113:2   Good morning Prayer Team! Blessed is the name of the Lord, both…

Jan 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

For Every Good and Perfect Gift is From Above

O save Thy people, and bless Thy heritage; be Thou their shepherd, and carry them forever.  Psalm 28:9 O Lord, I love the habitation of Thy house, and…

Jan 14, 2017
Orthodox News

Watch an Interview with Metropolitan Tikhon on March for Life 2017

WASHINGTON, DC — Watch the Interview.  OCN interviewed His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon to speak about his experiences at the March for Life…

Jan 14, 2017
The Prayer Team

How to Love God

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 13, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Understanding and Living Our Faith: Dealing with Feelings of Abandonment

“Do not think that the Lord has abandoned you. No! He is always with you and invisibly sustains you, even when you forget Him. He will not burden you…

Jan 12, 2017