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Orthodox News

Blessing of the Water Service in Okinawa

The Metropolis of Chicago is extremely proud to share this outdoor Blessing of the Water Service. This past Sunday Navy Lieutenant Commander Father David…

Jan 11, 2017
The Prayer Team

Humility

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 11, 2017
The Prayer Team

Having Goals

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 10, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Two Great Commandments

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 09, 2017
The Sounding Blog

What I Learned From “The Greek Freak”

There are times I find it difficult to attend Church. As a Greek Orthodox parishioner and father of a multi-cultural family, I hear the words that are…

Jan 08, 2017
The Prayer Team

We Begin and End in the Same Way

Peace I leave with you;  My peace I give to you.  John 14:27   Good morning Prayer Team! Let us depart in peace.  Let us pray to the Lord. The journey…

Jan 08, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Need for Sanctification

I am speaking in human terms, because of your natural limitations.  For just as you once yielded up your members to impurity and to greater and greater…

Jan 07, 2017
Orthodox News

The Great Feast of Theophany in the Orthodox Church

The OCN is pleased to share with you a short videoscribe presentation by Dr. Eve Tibbs about the Great Feast of Theophany in the Orthodox Church that was…

Jan 06, 2017
The Prayer Team

Create in Me a Grateful Heart

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Create in me a clean heart, o God, and put a new and right spirit…

Jan 06, 2017
Orthodox News

Orthodox Bless the Waters Across the Metropolis of Chicago

DUBUQUE, IOWA: On Sunday, January 8 at 12:15pm at Catfish Charlie’s, located at 1630 East 16th Street in Dubuque, St Elias Greek Orthodox Church will…

Jan 05, 2017
Orthodox News

An Orthodox Presence at the March for Life

Annual DC March for Life to be held Friday, January 27 WASHINGTON, DC  January 22, 2017 marks the 44th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized…

Jan 05, 2017
Orthodox News

Join us for a Book Signing with Author Christina Romas Connant

The Orthodox Christian Network invites you to meet Greek-American children’s author Christina Romas Connant Sunday, February 26, 2017 St. George Greek…

Jan 05, 2017