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Pemptousia Partnership

Easter on the Holy Mountain

K. Leontiev   The asceticism in most of the Greek monasteries on the Holy Mountain throughout Lent, which is unimaginable if you’re unprepared for it, even if you’re a believer, reaches the point where, at times, it’s too terrifying to comprehend. Even on ordinary days, the divine services are, from a worldly point of view,

May 17, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Theology of Gender – 12. St. Basil’s Canon 9 on adultery

Sofia Matzarioti-Kostara   Canon 9 of St. Basil ascribes the practice of the Church not to allow the woman to separate from her husband if he commits…

May 17, 2017
The Sounding Blog

What Makes an Orthodox Christian Leader?

Discussions about leadership appear everywhere in the Orthodox Church. Today, there are countless paid professionals, webinars, and conferences that all…

May 16, 2017
Feast of Healthy Thoughts

Theology of Compassion

Watch Now as Dr. Kyriaki Karidoyanes FitzGerald and Dr. Helen Theodoropulos speak on Women, Healing, Authority and Ministry in a seminar organized by St….

May 16, 2017
Adult Study 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        …

May 16, 2017
The Prayer Team

The Need for Authentic Relationships

We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.   Authentic Relationships Let love be genuine; hate what is…

May 16, 2017
Family Insight Podcast Series

What is the Value of Family? Family Insights Podcast Series

Join us today as we discuss the value of family, and the importance remembering that our marriages and families must be nurtured and encouraged to grow…

May 16, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

‘I am He Who is speaking to you’ – Part 2

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   In a homily on the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman, the shepherd of Thessaloniki, Saint Gregory Palamas, mentions that, from…

May 16, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

The Struggle for Holiness

Fr. Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Savior Monastery   We are powerless to change those bad habits that dominate our lives without help from God. However…

May 15, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

‘I am He Who is speaking to you’

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   Christ has risen! The fifth Sunday after Easter and the Church presents us with the dialogue between the Lord and a Samaritan…

May 15, 2017
The Prayer Team

A Special Anniversary and Why It’s Important to Worship

The OCN family is sending prayers and warmest wishes for a speedy recovery to Fr. Stavros following his surgery.  We hope his recovery period finds him…

May 15, 2017