Come Receive the Light

Come Receive the Light was the first OCN program, and it remains the network’s flagship. Hosted by OCN’s Founding Father and President of Hellenic College Holy Cross School of Theology, Rev. Dr. Christopher T. Metropulos, the program tackles a variety of topics and perspectives on Orthodox and secular life, featuring interviews with guests from every jurisdiction and all walks of life. Come Receive the Light is best known and loved for its accessible, conversational style and inspiring outlook.

Hope and Preparation

Christmas is the season of hope.  But for many who have been caught up in the surge of human trafficking, this seems like an impossible dream. Listen…

Nov 28, 2016

The Dangers of Pornography

How bad is pornography? Do you still think it’s harmless entertainment and for men only?  Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with  Dr. Peter…

Nov 19, 2016

Be Fruitful and Multiply

Dr. Stephanie Storgion Poplos is a pediatrician specialized in pediatric critical care medicine and an Orthodox Christian. Listen as she and Fr. Chris…

Nov 11, 2016

Parenting and How Kids Think

Dr. Philip Mamalakis, the assistant professor of Pastoral Care at Hellenic College Holy Cross, speaks with our host Fr. Chris Metropulos on the nuances…

Nov 04, 2016

Preparing for the Unexpected in Life

Have you or someone you know experienced a miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death? In her book, Naming the Child: Hope-Filled Reflections on Miscarriage,…

Oct 28, 2016

Orthodoxy and the Environment

Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Olaf Scott and his wife Khouria Eva as they share their personal story of meeting, Orthodoxy, marrying, and environmentalism…

Oct 21, 2016

Being Authentic All Year Long

Are you hiding behind a mask when it’s not Halloween? Listen as Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis on encouraging young people…

Oct 15, 2016

Resource on Marriage and Venture Scouting

How well do you understand the Orthodox expression of marriage? Is it a promise? Is it a sacrament? Glory and Honor, Orthodox Christian Resource on Marriage,…

Oct 06, 2016

The Christian Expression of Gender

There is an Orthodox understanding of personhood that mankind was created male or female. Today society and science says that we were created male and/or…

Sep 30, 2016

Education of Children and Reconciliation of the Church

This week on CRTL we have His Grace Bishop THOMAS of the Antiochian Archdiocese of North America serving in the Diocese of Charleston, Oakland and the…

Sep 23, 2016

The Study of Christ and the Glory of the Cross

Listen as Fr. Chris speaks from James L. Kelley about his book “A Realism of Glory: Lectures on Christology in the Works of Protopresbyter John Romanides”…

Sep 16, 2016

Sacred Space and Pan-Orthodox Studies

There is something about Liturgical Architecture that touches your soul when you first step into an Orthodox Church. Whether it’s the awe of the…

Sep 10, 2016