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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 Children's Word

Lazarus…and the rich man

Can you think about a relative or family friend who has died? Do you remember the good things that person did, or the happy times you had together? Maybe…

Nov 01, 2017
The Prayer Team

Whatever You Do, Do it With Love

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of Sts. Cosmas and Damian, the Unmercenary Healers—Part…

Nov 01, 2017
Orthodox News

Orthodox Voices of America: “Dealing with Confessions that Shake your Core”

Watch Now.  Pan Orthodox United has shared this video from the Orthodox Voices of America on the topic of “Dealing with Confessions that Shake…

Oct 31, 2017
The Prayer Team

I Can Do All Things Through Christ Who Strengthens Me

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible I can do all things through…

Oct 31, 2017
The Prayer Team

When Things Stack Up and You Are Stressed Out

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible Have no anxiety about anything,…

Oct 30, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Musings from a Grateful Convert by Roger Hunt — What’s So Divine About The Divine Liturgy? — Part 3: The Journey Begins

“Blessed is the Kingdom of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages!” Amen. How many of us are still thrilled…

Oct 29, 2017
The Prayer Team

Don’t Give Up, Even If Life is Tough

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Seventh Sunday of Luke And there came a man named…

Oct 29, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Salvation Equation—Faith Plus Works Plus Grace

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Yet who know that a man is not justified by works of…

Oct 28, 2017
Orthodox News

Orthodox Voices of America: “Suicide to be with Christ”

Watch Now. Pan Orthodox United has shared this video from the Orthodox Voices of America on the topic of “Suicide to be with Christ.”  Fr….

Oct 27, 2017
The Prayer Team

What’s the Worst the Can Happen?

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Go-To Verses from the Bible Keep your life free from…

Oct 27, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Putting Faith First…

One of the greatest challenges facing the Christian church today is the tendency to mistake religion for faith. The eminent Greek Orthodox theologian Christos…

Oct 26, 2017
The Prayer Team

Being a Christian Isn’t Always Going to Make You Popular

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of St. Demetrios—Part Two This I command you,…

Oct 26, 2017