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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

Happy New (Church) Year

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.  And Jesus came to Nazareth, where He had been brought…

Sep 01, 2017
The Prayer Team

Do Not Commit Adultery

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. You shall not commit adultery.  Exodus 20:14   Good…

Aug 31, 2017
The Sounding Blog

On the Dormition of the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary

August 28 marked the Great Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, according to the Julian calendar. Most of the world’s autocephalous, or self-governing,…

Aug 31, 2017
The Children's Word

Do everything “in love”!

What would happen if you tried to make a cake…but only listened to part of the directions? Maybe you did everything perfectly: you beat the eggs,…

Aug 30, 2017
The Prayer Team

Do Not Commit Murder

Listen Now.We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. You shall not commit murder. (NIV) Exodus 20:13  …

Aug 30, 2017
The Prayer Team

Honor Your Father and Mother

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Honor your father and your mother, that your days…

Aug 29, 2017
The Prayer Team

Remember the Sabbath

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy.  Six…

Aug 28, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Raising Family in the Image of the Theotokos

Almost 35 years ago, I chose to leave the Canadian military and get married. My mother was not impressed. She had spent her entire adult life trying to…

Aug 28, 2017
The Prayer Team

What Is the One Thing You Still Lack?  

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.   And behold, one came up to Him, saying, “Teacher,…

Aug 27, 2017
The Prayer Team

God Works THROUGH Us

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Now I would remind you, brethren, in what terms I…

Aug 26, 2017
The Prayer Team

Do Not Take the Lord’s Name in Vain

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in…

Aug 25, 2017
The Children's Word

What’s the book about?

Have you ever had to tell somebody a summary of a book or a movie? “What’s the book about?” “What’s that movie about?” somebody might say….

Aug 24, 2017