OCN Now

OCN Now takes listeners to special events and locations around the Orthodox world. Follow OCN’s Founding Father, Fr. Christopher Metropulos, on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, at international conferences on religious freedom, at national meetings of Orthodox clergy and laity, and on many other journeys to speak with people around the United States and overseas. OCN Now brings you the faces and voices of the faithful as they encounter what matters most.

IOCC Makes a Difference in US

The International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is a beacon of hope in a time of disaster.  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC US Country Representative,…

Aug 18, 2016

His Eminence Metropolitan SAVAS of Pittsburgh on the Holy and Great Council

We are weeks from experiencing a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the 14 Autocephalous Churches making…

Jun 02, 2016

Fr. Nathanael Speaks to OCN Regarding the Holy and Great Council

We are about to experience a moment in history that will be talked about for centuries to come. The Bishops of the Holy Orthodox Church will be gathering…

May 28, 2016

Fr. Evagoras Speaks about the Stolen Icon

On Sunday, May 8, 2016, an icon of St. Spyridon was stolen from Saint Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church on Wadsworth Avenue, New York City.  We’ve…

May 28, 2016

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops

The Orthodox Christian Network is an official agency of the Assembly of Bishops.  In 1995 OCN was founded by Fr. Chris Metropulos.  Orthodox Christian…

May 26, 2016

Finding Mr./ Mrs. Orthodox

We recently learned of an online dating site for Orthodox to meet called Orthodox and Single. Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos and Adam Roberts, the founder…

Feb 12, 2016

Epiphany in Tarpon Springs

    The Feast of Epiphany is one of the 12 major feast days of the Orthodox calendar.  It is often celebrated around the world with the blessing…

Dec 30, 2015

IOCC Reps Update SC Flood Situation and Current Needs

As many of our listeners know, there was extreme flooding in South Carolina as a result of Hurricane Joaquim.  Dams were breached, interstate highways…

Oct 08, 2015

Be the Bee: Apostolic Pilgrimage (Disagreement and Dialogue)

Why was the meeting between Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew so important? On this week’s edition of “Be the Bee,” Steve…

May 31, 2014

LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

On Sunday, May 25th, there is a live broadcast from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem of the Service of Thanksgiving with Pope Francis and…

May 25, 2014

Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

As the participants in the historic meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis begin assembling in Rome and Jerusalem, OCN’s Dr….

May 22, 2014

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, explains the history of the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land…

May 21, 2014