Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert

Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert

When you need a fasting dessert for coffee hour or have unexpected company coming to your door during advent, Halva is perfect when you need a quick dessert. The ingredients for Halva are simple: sugar, water, cinnamon stick, orange peel, oil, cream of wheat and almonds (optional.) This Halva is...

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Who are your secret idols?

Who are your secret idols?

Food, your iPhone, academics, money, celebrities, football… There are so many things out there that pull us away from God and beg us to worship them instead. Idol worship is easy to cover up. It’s even easier to deny. During this Nativity fast, I find myself asking the hard questions...

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The Nativity Fast: What’s it all about?

The Nativity Fast: What’s it all about?

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/TT/TT_2013/TT_131115.mp3   Listen Now. As we begin the Nativity Fast, stop and thank about the significance of this important Church discipline.   ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It is a recognized...

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Meatfare Sunday

Meatfare Sunday

Fr. Athanasios Haros discusses the Great Judgment on Theologically Thinking, helping us better understand the Gospel for Meatfare Sunday.

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