Understanding and Living Our Orthodox Faith: Embracing Woundedness

Understanding and Living Our Orthodox Faith: Embracing Woundedness

“The more we become clear about our places of wounding, the more freedom we gain because we are no longer controlled by unconscious impulses.” (St. Zosimas) We all bear wounds. Some of our wounds are physical and apparent for the world to see. But most of our deepest wounds are...

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The Gift of Being Ordinary – Part 1

The Gift of Being Ordinary – Part 1

In our quest to get to the heart of Christian life we need to become ordinary. Really? What does it mean to be ordinary? What is the sin of pride? In a conversation with Fr. Anthony Tandilyan, Dr. Kyriaki gives us profound insights in what it means to be ordinary...

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Holistic Faith

Holistic Faith

The term holistic means working with nature rather than against it. And faith is belief that calls one to act. When we cooperate with God, His mercy becomes more apparent to us. God’s mercy enables one to fathom the natural meaning of life: belonging to Jesus Christ. One’s will to...

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We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. The show focuses on themes designed to feature the effect of faith and our participation in the life of the Church.  It is a ministry for...

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Different Kinds of Healing

Different Kinds of Healing

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, he whom you love...

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OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR Annual Conference “On Pain and Suffering” November 3-5, 2016

OCAMPR, an international, pan-Orthodox organization endorsed by the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America, is excited to announce this year’s Conference, “On Pain and Suffering,” to be held Nov. 3-5, 2016, at Holy Cross seminary, Brookline, MA. The complete program, registration and hotel information will be...

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OCAMPR: Fragmentation and Reintegration

OCAMPR: Fragmentation and Reintegration

    The Orthodox Christian Association of Medicine, Psychology, and Religion (OCAMPR) is an organization endorsed by the Assembly of Bishops that provides sustenance, dialogue, and growth for Orthodox Christians in professions that minister to the health of their fellow human beings. OCAMPR stresses the symbiotic relationship between incarnational, kenotic...

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Young Adult Blog Post – Our Personal Role in Healing the Divided Christian Witness

Young Adult Blog Post – Our Personal Role in Healing the Divided Christian Witness

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – Our Personal Role in Healing the Divided Christian Witness In a...

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A Recent Miracle of St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon

A Recent Miracle of St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon

Whenever OCN publishes something about St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon, people are amazed at his life and inspired by his witness. Although a Russian saint, his fame has spread throughout the Orthodox world. One reason for St. Luke’s growing international popularity is the regular stream of reports about his wonder-working...

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On Sabbath Time

On Sabbath Time

Much of life today can involve a persistent feeling of being busy. We have full schedules, personal and professional commitments, and to-do lists of all the things we want to get done. Our physical space can be overwhelming as well: paperwork that needs to be dealt with, piles of books...

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