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.

On Iconography – The Original Tradition of Sacred Art

Listen Now.  Join us as Guest Host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Mary Lowell, the Founder and Administrator of Hexaemeron, a non-profit organization founded…

Nov 16, 2017

National Philoptochos Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon to Take Place this Weekend

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Anastasia Anne Michals, President of the Metropolis of New Jersey Philoptochos and Chair of the National…

Nov 09, 2017

On Holistic Christian Life

Listen.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Cynthia Damaskos, the Director of Holistic Christian Life as well as the Director of the Orthodox Speakers Bureau. …

Nov 03, 2017

On Creativity and Encouraging Orthodox Christian Filmmakers and Artists

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Chris Vlahonasios a media writer and the founder of Transfigure Media, an indie-Orthodox Christian online…

Oct 26, 2017

On Sharing the Love and Warmth of Christ

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Stacy Kokkinos of St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church in Jacksonville, Florida.  Stacy has spearheaded…

Oct 19, 2017

The Story of a Dedicated Life

Listen Now.  Join us for a conversation between Fr. Chris and Retired Brigadier General Norvell “Van” Coots about his journey to Orthodoxy…

Oct 13, 2017

Special Report On Mexico

Listen Now.  Join us as guest host Fr. Michael Marcantoni speaks with Archimandrite Nektariy, of Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Monastery in Mexico City,…

Oct 13, 2017

On Music, Tradition, and the Orthodox Church

Listen Now.  Join us as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Alex Milas, Executive Director of PaTRAM, Patriarch Tikhon Russian American Music Institute….

Oct 06, 2017

A Talk with Rev. Fr. Alex Karloutsos

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Alex Karloutsos about the latest news on the St. Nicholas National Shrine at Ground Zero, the upcoming…

Sep 30, 2017

On Agia Sophia: An Orthodox Christian Elementary School

Listen Now.    Join us as guest host Fr. Gregory Joyce speaks with Ranae Rice, the Principal at Agia Sophia Academy in Beaverton, Oregon.  Agia Sophia…

Sep 21, 2017

Hurricane Irma Special Report

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Philemon Patitsas, Presiding Priest at St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Naples, Florida, one of…

Sep 18, 2017

On the Russian Orthodox Church

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Dr. Paul Meyendorff, the Father Alexander Schmemann Professor of Liturgical Theology at St. Vladimir’s…

Sep 07, 2017