Special Moments in Orthodoxy

Let’s Go Clubbing

What is the purpose of the church? Why do we have it or need it? Join Chuck Powell, who has since become Fr. Barnabas Powell, as he asks the question:…

Jun 21, 2014

Orthodoxy in Romania

On Special Moments in Orthodox, Dr. Keith Massey presents a video podcast report from Romania. Many Americans hear “Romania” and immediately think…

Jun 20, 2014

Comparing Married Life and Monastic Life

In Orthodox Christianity, both marriage and monasticism are understood to be vocations. Each of these two great callings can be a pathway to God, and both…

Jun 14, 2014

Truth Telling

Truth telling can be life-changing, dangerous, liberating. In the Gospel of John, Jesus tells us that we will know the truth, and “the truth will…

Jun 11, 2014

What do you know about the Nicene Creed?

Fr. Thomas Hopko joins us to talk about the Creed we Orthodox recite every Sunday in church. Although most of us have memorized it, there is always more…

Jun 11, 2014

In a New York State of Mind

Jessie Beddoe, one of our teen contributors at OCN, shares the story of a special experience she had during a visit to New York City. What started out…

Jun 10, 2014

The Story of Saint Basil

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Spiro Bobotas tells the story and significance of St. Basil, whose Feast Day is January 1st.

Jan 02, 2014

318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

In honor of the Sunday of the First Council Fathers, Fr. William Chiganos will discuss the 318 Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council on Special Moments…

Jun 13, 2013

Mary and Martha Feast

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, Fr. Chris and Frederica Matthewes Greene discuss Mary and Martha, whose feast day is celebrated on June 4th.

May 30, 2013

Wedding Liturgy and Scripture

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we recall that Jesus hallowed the intimate bond between man and woman by his ministry and miracle at the Wedding of Cana….

May 23, 2013

Dealing with Immorality in the Church at Corinth

Following our Theme of “Let’s Talk About Sex,” we sometimes assume that attention to this topic is only something modern. But the Early Church also…

May 16, 2013

Sacrament of Marriage

On Special Moments in Orthodoxy, we hear from David Ford on the high esteem in which St. John Chrysostom held the Sacrament of Marriage.

May 02, 2013
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