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.

When Our Children Leave the Nest

  Although we raise our children to be independent, did we prepare ourselves to live independently of them?  It can be a very trying time for parents…

Dec 16, 2015

Counting Down to Christmas

  Happy Holidays?  There are just a few weeks and days left until we celebrate Christmas.  We found a lovely conversation between the Very Rev….

Dec 10, 2015

Potamitis Publishing and Their Calling

  Children love the saints and reading about the saints in books by Potamitis Publishing.  Dionysios Potamitis is the owner of Potamitis Publishing,…

Dec 04, 2015

Let Forgiveness Free You

  Don’t be a slave to any man!  Let forgiveness free you.  Listen to this intriguing interview with Rev. Deacon Stephen Muse as Fr. Chris and…

Nov 26, 2015

Are Guns the Answer?

    There is enough violence in the world.  And soon, it seems we will all need to carry a gun for self-defence.  Dr. David J Dunn whose writings…

Nov 19, 2015

It’s Too Soon for Christmas!

As we kick-off the Advent season, forty days before Christmas, we are sharing an archived program with Terry Mattingly.  Terry writes the nationally…

Nov 13, 2015

Philoptochos is an Example of Service

Jeannie Ranglas, President of the Metropolis of San Francisco Philoptochos, speaks with our host, Fr. Chris Metropulos, OCN’s Founding Father and the…

Nov 06, 2015

An Epic Iconography Project

  Closing our six-part series on PISTEVO, the Art of Belief, we have Robert Augustinos, President of the Parish Council of Christ Our Savior, Greek…

Oct 30, 2015

When Much Is Given, Philanthropy Is the Response

Saint John Chrysostom once said, “The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much, for what he gives away remains his forever.”  We’ve…

Oct 23, 2015

Give Prayer a Chance for Success

“Acquire a peaceful spirit and then thousands of others around you will be saved.” What did St. Seraphim of Sarov mean by this? Listen as Fr. Stavros…

Oct 15, 2015

Icons, Iconography and Idolatry

The Orthodox Christian Network has been featuring iconography in many areas of our ministry. To help our non-Orthodox listeners understand the place of…

Oct 10, 2015

The Benefit of Iconography

The Orthodox Church has a history of using iconography to enhance worship.  We’ve invited Fr. Elias Villis, the priest of Christ Our Savior Greek Orthodox…

Oct 02, 2015