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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

Leaning on God When You Are in Agony

And going a little farther He fell on His face and prayed, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from Me; nevertheless, not as I will, but…

Apr 08, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Importance of “Watching”

Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to His Disciples, “Sit here, while I go yonder and pray.” And taking with Him Peter…

Apr 07, 2016
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Making progress!

If you are in school, you might have gotten something called a “progress report.” Your teacher shows your parents how well you are doing in math or…

Apr 06, 2016
Orthodox News

OCN’s Rudder Host Receives Award

Holy Synod awards Order of St. Romanos to noted liturgical musicians SYOSSET, NY During their Spring Session here March 29—April 1, 2016, the members…

Apr 06, 2016
Orthodox News

Real Break New Orleans

It has allowed me to serve God by aiding those who need the work of our hands. The Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF), our sister ministry, is the official…

Apr 06, 2016
The Prayer Team

Will You Stay When it Counts?

And when they had sung a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of Me this night; for it…

Apr 06, 2016
Orthodox News

St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral DC, The Most Magnificent Church Structure in Washington, DC: Most People Don’t Know it Exists

The St. Nicholas Orthodox Cathedral located in Washington D. C is one mighty wonder that very few people know about. The Church is a blissful wonder which…

Apr 05, 2016
The Prayer Team

Christ’s Hope for Us

Jesus said to His Disciples, “I do not pray for these only, but also for those who believe in Me through their word, that they may all be one; even as…

Apr 05, 2016
Orthodox News

Real Break in Jerusalem

“We would walk along the street, and were suddenly in a holy place.” Spring break is over. Many of you are gearing up for finals and year-end projects,…

Apr 04, 2016
The Prayer Team

Your Faith Will Make You Some Enemies

Jesus said to His Disciples, “If the world hates you, know that it has hated Me before it hated you. If you were of the world, the world would love its…

Apr 04, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Vine and Branches: Abiding in God’s Love

Jesus said to His Disciples, “I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser. Every branch of Mine that bears no fruit, He takes away, and every…

Apr 03, 2016
The Sounding

Have You Kissed Your Eikona Today?

Many mornings we wake up rushed and ready to begin a new day of working, parenting, achieving…of living. We grab our coffee, eat some breakfast and run…

Apr 02, 2016