Celebrating the Archangel Michael, The Defender of the Faith

Celebrating the Archangel Michael, The Defender of the Faith

My father, Michael John Jamis, has been passed almost 20 years. Many people called him Mike or Big Mike, due to his height of 6 feet, four inches. My father was a wonderful Orthodox Christian role model for me. Though it took until my mid-forties to fully appreciate it, nonetheless...

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Celebrating September, Ήθη και έθιμα του Σεπτεμβρίου

Celebrating September, Ήθη και έθιμα του Σεπτεμβρίου

Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life- a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: Celebrating September. Ήθη και έθιμα του Σεπτεμβρίου Σ’ αυτή την εκπομπή παρουσιάζουμε ήθη...

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Alilo and the Old Calendar

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 to promote, encourage, and do. Examples such as this article about Christmastide are mere reminders of the gifts that Living with the...

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La Teotokos, Parte 4: La Presentación de la Teotokos en el Templo

La Teotokos, Parte 4: La Presentación de la Teotokos en el Templo

En este episodio de Vengan a Recibir la Luz, los presentadores Padre Aristidis Arizi y Padre David Wooten continúan su serie sobre la Teotokos y Siempre-Virgen María; esta vez, examinan la Fiesta de la Presentación de la Teotokos en el Templo: ¿Qué podemos aprender de esta fiesta que, a pesar...

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What is the Apostles Fast?

What is the Apostles Fast?

Orthodox Christians around the world observe four fasting seasons during the year. Two of these—the Great Fast for the forty days of Lent, and the Dormition Fast during the first fifteen days of August—are considered “strict” fasts. The other two are generally observed as “lesser” fasts: the so-called “Christmas Lent”...

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