Orthodox Voices of America: Old Christmas vs. New Christmas & Epiphany

Orthodox Voices of America: Old Christmas vs. New Christmas & Epiphany

Watch Now.  Pan Orthodox United has shared this video from Orthodox Voices of America on the topic of  “Old Christmas vs. New Christmas & Epiphany.”   ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of...

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Recognizing Our Actual Needs

Recognizing Our Actual Needs

Recorded: September 25, 2017   This week’s episode covers several topics including; “Why does God allow innocent children to suffer”, “Ministries for those with Special Needs” and “Matthew 25: Recognizing our Actual Needs”. Every person asks questions and the Orthodox Christian Network encourages it! Every week Fr. Gregory goes LIVE...

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How Natural Disasters Strengthen our Faith

How Natural Disasters Strengthen our Faith

This week’s episode covers several topics including; “How Natural Disasters Strengthen our Faith”, “Spiritual Fathers, Who are they and do I need one” and “Women in Ministry”. Every person asks questions and the Orthodox Christian Network encourages it! Every week Fr. Gregory goes LIVE on OCN Facebook answering your questions...

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LIVE Adult Education – Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time

LIVE Adult Education – Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time

Fear and Distrust: Viruses of the Soul There seems to be a lot of fear and distrust in our society today. Our leaders peddle it as tools of persuasion. The majority of news stories are negative, even horrific, and often breed fear and distrust. We all have our own internal...

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The Diabolical Nature of Divisiveness

The Diabolical Nature of Divisiveness

Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time October 8th Lesson: The Diabolical Nature of Divisiveness We are a theology of wholeness but a people of division – or so it seems per the latter. But is this true? Are we really as divided as it...

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Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time

Orthodoxy and Modernity: Experiencing the Faith in Our Place and Our Time

September 24th Lesson: The Sabbath Today: Sacred or Secular? “Remember the Sabbath Day, to keep it holy” is the fourth of the ten commandments, but forget the Sabbath Day and keep it secular, or keep it like the other six days may be a more accurate description of many of...

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The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni – Topics for the Millennial Orthodox

The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni – Topics for the Millennial Orthodox

Listen into The Real Deal with Father Marcantoni as he addresses topics affecting Millennials in the Orthodox Faith. In this week’s live session Father Marcantoni focuses on the topic of authenticity, a desire of both Orthodox and non-Orthodox Millennials.  If you have any comments or questions please send them to...

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Woundedness: Our Source of Pain, Brokenness, and Strength – Adult Education Classes

Woundedness: Our Source of Pain, Brokenness, and Strength – Adult Education Classes

Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith: The Challenges to Living Orthodoxy in America Woundedness: Our Source of Pain, Brokenness, and Strength                                                            ...

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Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith : When Cynicism is ‘Sin-a-cism’

Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith : When Cynicism is ‘Sin-a-cism’

Cynicism was once a school of ancient Greek philosophy that promoted virtue and living in simple agreement with nature. Like many words that once held a different meaning, cynicism today means skepticism, jaded negativity, and a general distrust of the integrity and motive of others. Sin means to “fall short”...

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Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith: The Challenges to Living Orthodoxy in America

Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith: The Challenges to Living Orthodoxy in America

“Rules, Rituals and Story – How We Experience and Share our Faith” If you had a choice between memorizing and learning a bunch of rules to follow, or reading or watching an exciting story, which activity would you pick? Most would choose the latter. Despite our universal love of story,...

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Adult Education – “Getting in Our Own Way: Church Decline and How We Are Inadvertently Part of the Problem”

Adult Education – “Getting in Our Own Way: Church Decline and How We Are Inadvertently Part of the Problem”

The Orthodox Church is declining in America. So is Christianity in general. Six out of ten young people are leaving the church after college never to return. Despite popular sentiment among older generations that the young people return when they marry and have kids this is no longer true. Further,...

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Adult Education – Subtle Idols

Adult Education – Subtle Idols

“Subtle Idols – The Not So Obvious Things that Keep Our Hearts from God.” The Scriptures and the Holy Fathers warn us repeatedly about the dangers idols and idolatry. Money, power, and hedonism are the more obvious things they warn us about. But they also warn us about much more...

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