IOCC Shares News of Work in Greece

IOCC Shares News of Work in Greece

Greece is in the grips of a double crisis…struggling to pull itself out of economic turmoil that has driven thousands of families into poverty, and trying to assist tens of thousands of refugees and migrants stranded in Greece with Europe’s borders closed. International Orthodox Christian Charities, or IOCC, is on...

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OCN Board Member Finds Inspiration on IOCC Trip to Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro

OCN Board Member Finds Inspiration on IOCC Trip to Serbia, Kosovo and Montenegro

OCN  Board Member Alex Machaskee joined International Orthodox Christian Charities’ supporters, including past and present board members, on an inspirational trip to the Balkans last September to meet with IOCC church partners and to observe IOCC humanitarian relief and development projects in Serbia, Kosovo and Metohija, and Montenegro. The trip...

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Can’t Do Nothing    

Can’t Do Nothing    

If the teachers and Grammar Police reading this can get over the double negative of Can’t Do Nothing, I’d like to share a story of something very positive going on. Have you seen these documentaries? Milana Vaynatrub, you know, the AT&T girl?  She’s the spunky retailer who is happy to...

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IOCC Has a Weekly Lenten Reflection

IOCC Has a Weekly Lenten Reflection

The veneration of the Cross renews and refocuses our Lenten journey by bringing our attention back to Christ, back to the love of God for us. Are you looking for more inspiration during the Lenten Season?  The International Orthodox Christian Charities, our sister ministry under the Assembly of Canonical Bishops...

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Rangos, Sr., Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Rangos, Sr., Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Photo: (L to R) Alex Machaskee, Executive Chair of SVOTS Board of Trustees; Dr. John Rangos; Archpriest Chad Hatfield Inspired by the Order of St. Andrew of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the good works and deeds of faith that defend and promote the Orthodox Christian faith...

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Restored School Renews Joy of Learning for Students in Jordan

Restored School Renews Joy of Learning for Students in Jordan

Inspired by the IOCC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to...

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IOCC Sponsors Mission Trip for Seminarians

IOCC Sponsors Mission Trip for Seminarians

The following is a post by Fr. Richard Demetrius Andrews, St. George Greek Orthodox Church in St. Paul, MN, on a recent trip to New Orleans, sponsored by International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC.)  IOCC offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the...

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Art Therapy a Respite for Children In War Torn Syria

Art Therapy a Respite for Children In War Torn Syria

Inspired by the IOCC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding charitable, benevolent and philanthropic outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers emergency relief and development programs to those in need worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to...

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Ethiopia Drought Threatens Survival Of 10 Million People

Ethiopia Drought Threatens Survival Of 10 Million People

February 4, 2016  Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is responding to the urgent needs of families in Ethiopia suffering through the most severe drought in 30 years. More than 10 million people face severe hunger and loss of livestock across the dry and barren plains of western...

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WSJ – ISIS Is Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide

WSJ – ISIS Is Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide

In a February 11 2016 WSJ editorial ‘ISIS Guilty of Anti-Christian Genocide‘, Bishop Demetrios of Mokissos calls us to join “Christians throughout the world will mark Monday, Feb. 15, as a day to remember the courage and religious fortitude of 21 Coptic Christians who were executed one year ago by Islamic State...

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