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.

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

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Explains the Purpose of the Meeting in Jersualem

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

May 19, 2014

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios Discusses the Upcoming Meeting in Jerusalem

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America explains the historic significance of the meeting in Jerusalem, May 24-26, between Pope Francis and Ecumenical…

May 16, 2014

VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople-New Rome and Pope Francis of Rome will meet in Jerusalem, May 24-26, 2014, to commemorate the 50 year…

May 15, 2014

How did He come?

Fr. Chris Metropulos makes a striking comparison between the way our modern leaders make their journeys and the way our Lord made His journey at the start…

Apr 18, 2014

Invite Someone You Love to Church for Pascha

As part of our ongoing effort to be a resource for Orthodox people and parishes, OCN has produced a short video invitation to come to church for Pascha….

Apr 14, 2014

Stewardship and Faith

In this video, Fr. Chris speaks with Bill Marianes, an archon of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, attorney, and expert on mobilizing Church Stewardship. Mr….

Mar 22, 2014