Orthodox Family & Faith

Orthodox Family & Faith is a collaboration between the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care and the Orthodox Christian Network. This monthly podcast features talks on Orthodox spirituality as it relates to our family lives and responsibilities, and hopes to offer practical advice and solutions for the many challenges facing today’s Orthodox families and individuals.

The Family Unit in the Early Church

Without the imminent return of our Lord, could it be our fire has gone out?  Now that we have less to lose, have we become lukewarm?  The Very Rev….

Jan 22, 2015

The 12 Days of Christmas

It’s Christmas! The day we’ve all been waiting for. For many, December 26 will look like a regular day. For Orthodox Christians, the arrival of December…

Dec 24, 2014

Protecting Your Children Online

With Christmas coming and door-buster sales everywhere you look, you might be shopping for a smart phone or tablet to put under the Christmas tree.  Before…

Dec 10, 2014

Practicing a Grateful Attitude

Offering helpful tools to encourage a thankful attitude, Presvytera Pat Tsagalakis speaks to Fr. Chris about ways to be thankful all year long and not…

Nov 15, 2014

Should You Protect Children From Grief?

Grief and loss due to the death of a loved one are hard to experience and many want to protect children from these emotions by telling them their loved…

Nov 13, 2014

What makes a good marriage?

Presvytera Kerry Pappas joins us today to talk about what we can do to build a good marriage with our spouse, and what the Church can do to support marriage…

May 29, 2014

Lazarus and Spiritual Healing

Hear Fr. Tom Tsagalakis’ reflections on how Lazarus’ raising from the dead serves as a metaphor for the spiritual healing we are all in need of. Posted…

Apr 25, 2014

Lent in the Home

Melissa Tsongranis returns to talk about Lent in our homes. Tune in to hear practical tips for our everyday lives as we try to grow closer to Christ. Click…

Mar 21, 2014

Your Marriage is a Journey

Dr. Philip Mamalakis, a licensed marriage and family therapist, recently authored a marriage preparation book and course entitled “The Journey of Marriage.”…

Feb 28, 2014

“Rooted and Grounded in Love”

Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Archdiocese Center for Family Care, is with us this week to talk about spiritual development in infants…

Jan 23, 2014

Why do we need family ministry?

Fr. Chris speaks with Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care, about the need for ministry to…

Dec 01, 2013

Our January Campaign Is Almost Over — Help Us Reach Our Goal of 500 Donors!

Thank you so much to the 400 people who have joined our January campaign to give 10 cents a day to share the faith & help keep OCN online.

We are a small non-profit with a global reach. 100% of your gift goes directly to ministry — comforting, inspiring, and connecting Orthodox Christians worldwide. 0% of your donation goes to overhead. If you feel the Orthodox Christian faith is something we should share with the world, then consider joining our mission by giving 10 cents per day. Only a few days are left to help us reach our goal, so please join us today!

Wishing you many blessings! — Fr. Christopher Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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