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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.
Orthodox News

Miraculous Myrrh-Streaming Icon of St Anna to Visit Miami

A renowned miraculous myrrh-streaming icon of St. Anna, the mother of the Holy Virgin Mary, will be visiting Christ the Savior Orthodox Cathedral in Miami…

Feb 11, 2015
Orthodox News

Byzanfest 2015: A World-Wide Event

Are you a filmmaker? A film buff? Then you’ve got to check out Byzanfest. It’s one of the most unique events around as it’s an online short-film…

Feb 11, 2015
The Sounding

Forget Fifty Shades of Grey, Discover Love the Orthodox Christian Way

Sometimes, you have to wonder if the real meaning of love can be saved at all. In a world hungry for the truth about love, millions of people will flock…

Feb 11, 2015
The Sounding

Evangelism and the Love of the Stranger

“They look at us like we from the zoo! This no work! This no work, Maria! They different people. So dry! That family is like a piece of toast. No honeys,…

Feb 10, 2015
The Sounding

Prodigal: A Short Film from The Brothers Robinson

Orthodox film-making team The Brothers Robinson have just released a new Orthodox video titled “Prodigal. Made to mark the Sunday of the Prodigal…

Feb 10, 2015
Orthodox News

VIDEOS: Orthodoxy in Cuba and Haiti

Did you know that Orthodoxy is growing in the Caribbean? These two videos were created by the Ellopia Media Group, commissioned to visit the Caribbean…

Feb 10, 2015
Orthodox News

IOCC Expands Effort to Address Malnutrition in Greece with Aid to Agriculture Cooperatives

IOCC EXPANDS EFFORT TO ADDRESS MALNUTRITION IN GREECE WITH AID TO AGRICULTURE COOPERATIVES The Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. Announces Second $1 Million…

Feb 10, 2015
Orthodox News

Car Crashes into Orthodox Church, a Week after Congregation Moves to New Building

Recently, several churches in the United States have caught on fire or been damaged. Here’s an unusual report from Birmingham, Alabama. Car crashes…

Feb 10, 2015
The Sounding

The Priest-Martyr Haralambos

The committed priestly life is filled with deep responsibilities to God, to Church, to Society and Community, and to Family. The work of the Priest is…

Feb 10, 2015
Orthodox News

Domestic Violence: Identifying and Responding to Intimate Partner Abuse

Do you know what to say to a woman you think is being abused or has confided in you that she is being abused? These questions and more will be answered…

Feb 10, 2015
The Sounding

Peace from Above

Each Sunday, at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy, we pray for “peace from above, and the salvation of our souls.” But what exactly are we asking…

Feb 09, 2015
The Sounding

The Case for Infant Baptism

Christian baptism is about conversion, as a quick look at the Orthodox liturgical texts reveals. Questions are addressed to the candidate, requiring him…

Feb 09, 2015

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