Come Receive the Light

Come Receive the Light was the first OCN program, and it remains the network’s flagship. Hosted by OCN’s Executive Director, 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 has been on the air for more than 17 years, and is best known and loved for its accessible, conversational style and inspiring outlook.

Online Communication and Real Relationships

Dr. Alex Lickerman joins Fr. Chris to talk about how our online communication affects our real-life relationships. Dr. Lickerman is a general internist,…

Jun 06, 2013

Talking without Gossiping

This week on CRTL, Fr. Chris speaks with our 2012 OCN HERO, Kenny Kidd. Tune in to hear about Kenny’s incredible history of non-profit and volunteer…

May 30, 2013

Sex and Cohabitation

Tune in for our final week of “Let’s Talk About Sex” to hear about living together before marriage and what God’s purpose for our…

May 23, 2013

Talking to Your Kids About Sex

This week on CRTL we get an update from Anne Van Fossen of the Classical Learning Resource Center, which offers a range of online courses. To learn more…

May 16, 2013

Friends with Benefits – Is This Common?

Tune in for our show on the monthly topic of “Let’s Talk About Sex.” We start out by hearing from Dr. Albert Rossi on friends-with-benefits…

May 09, 2013

Being Bread

Tune in to hear a Paschal message from host Fr. Chris Metropulos, as well as an interview with Dr. Stephen Muse. Dr. Muse will tell us about his latest…

May 02, 2013

Palm Sunday

Tune in this week for the final installment of Metropolitan Tikhon’s 6-part series on the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent. In this final segment,…

Apr 25, 2013

Fr. Dumitru Staniloae

As each of us continues in our personal Lenten journey, CRTL this week will offer up two examples of Christians who struggled in this world but found peace…

Apr 18, 2013

Parenting and Faith with Nia Vardalos

It’s a joy to have actress Nia Vardalos from “My Big Fat Greek Wedding” in the studio with us this week. She’ll tell us about her eventful journey…

Apr 11, 2013

Dandelions for Dinner

Join us this week for a truly amazing account of war, family, loss and faith. Sam Stamatis joins us to talk about his autobiography, written about his…

Apr 04, 2013

Personal Journey to Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, joins us for the second part of his 6-week look at the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent….

Mar 28, 2013

Sundays of Great and Holy Lent, Part 1

This week, CRTL is pleased to introduce the first in a 6-part series with Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America. Join us over…

Mar 21, 2013