Posts about Christmas

Orthodox News

Alilo and the Old Calendar

Photo Source: CNN OCN promotes good practices and values that are apart of a strong Orthodox culture. Living the Faith is a major portion of what we aspire…

Jan 16, 2016
Christian Rights and Religious Persecution

Egyptian President Vows to Rebuild Churches

  According to an article on EGYPTIAN STREETS, “Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi vowed during a speech at Coptic Christmas Mass to rebuild…

Jan 12, 2016
Orthodox News

The Orthodox Are Celebrating

  BBC News produced an awesome collection of photos of the Orthodox around the world celebrating Christmas. Faithful from Europe, Africa, and the…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding

Russian Christmas

    Merry Christmas!  No, I didn’t sleep in. A majority of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrate Christmas on January 7th according…

Jan 06, 2016
The Sounding

Nativity by Michael Aldashin

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! In honor of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrating Christmas according to the Julian Calendar, here is an lovely animation…

Jan 06, 2016
The Sounding

Christmas Around the World

  Christmas isn’t over!  For the Orthodox Churches on the Julian calendar, the celebrations are just beginning! Here’s a cute video of how…

Jan 05, 2016
The Sounding

Christmastide

OCN promotes good practices and values that are apart of a strong Orthodox culture. Living the Faith is a major portion of what we aspire to promote, encourage,…

Dec 31, 2015
Good News for a Change

Sunday’s Gospel: December 20, 2015

    In his sermon on the Gospel, Fr. Lazarakis reflects on the Light of Christ this Christmas.  After seeing The Force Awakens this holiday,…

Dec 30, 2015
The Sounding

Greek Carols Honoring Saint Basil

      New Year’s Carols   Start of the month and start of the year,  My tall rosemary bush! And start of the year, a good year,…

Dec 30, 2015
The Sounding

Greek Christmas Carols, “Forty Days and Forty Nights”

    Growing up in a Greek home we often heard Kalanda, Christmas carols.  This is a traditional Christmas carol from Western Thrace. I enjoy…

Dec 29, 2015