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Celebrating the Childlike in Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”

It’s Christmas Eve, and you are 7 years old. You can barely sleep because you know tonight Santa is coming. Every blinking light and star outside your…

Jan 21, 2014
The Sounding

REVIEW: Sweet Song, A Story of Romanos the Melodist

My editor, and friend, Jane Meyer, has always had a very gentle touch with her writing, and it comes through wonderfully in her latest book, Sweet Song,…

Jan 12, 2014
The Sounding

Gary Chapman’s “Five Love Languages”

If you are married, or in a serious relationship, you have to read this book! I have never been a good or fast reader. While I enjoy writing and write…

Oct 02, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Surprised by Christ

We begin our month-long theme of “I Believe” with Fr. James Bernstein of St. Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church in Brier, Washington, who is the…

Aug 29, 2013
The Sounding

Looking Deeper

My best friend in high school had been sexually abused by her father from the time she was twelve until she left home at eighteen. My fourteen-year-old…

Jul 08, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Dealing with Life’s Difficulties

How many of us feel defeated in some area of our life? Maybe we’re struggling to keep a job we don’t like, recently had a relationship end,…

Jul 04, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Being Bread

Tune in to hear a Paschal message from host Fr. Chris Metropulos, as well as an interview with Dr. Stephen Muse. Dr. Muse will tell us about his latest…

May 02, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Dandelions for Dinner

Join us this week for a truly amazing account of war, family, loss and faith. Sam Stamatis joins us to talk about his autobiography, written about his…

Apr 04, 2013

Our January Campaign Is Almost Over — Help Us Reach Our Goal of 500 Donors!

Thank you so much to the 400 people who have joined our January campaign to give 10 cents a day to share the faith & help keep OCN online.

We are a small non-profit with a global reach. 100% of your gift goes directly to ministry — comforting, inspiring, and connecting Orthodox Christians worldwide. 0% of your donation goes to overhead. If you feel the Orthodox Christian faith is something we should share with the world, then consider joining our mission by giving 10 cents per day. Only a few days are left to help us reach our goal, so please join us today!

Wishing you many blessings! — Fr. Christopher Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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