This Week in Orthodoxy, January 8th, 2016

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 8th, 2016

    Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris.  These are some of the stories making headlines this week: Greek Orthodox Christmas 2015 Celebrations around the world New Years 2016 Encyclical of...

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Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

Watch Be the Bee Episode 88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC

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” .   Watch Be the Bee Episode #88 – Project for Awesome 2015 – IOCC Love isn’t...

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IOCC Responds As Severe Weather Cripples  Communities From Texas To The Midwest

IOCC Responds As Severe Weather Cripples Communities From Texas To The Midwest

December 31, 2015 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is preparing emergency relief for survivors of severe weather that is crippling hundreds of communities across the country. Nearly 70 tornados have swept across the country in the past week, causing 11 deaths and massive destruction near Garland, Texas....

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Myriam Has Returned with a Message of Forgiveness.

Myriam Has Returned with a Message of Forgiveness.

  Recently, ABCnews.com aired a follow-up interview  with a sweet girl named Myriam.  Her message: forgiveness. She told ABC News “20/20” co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas,  “Jesus said ‘forgive each other, love each other the way I love you…’” You might remember Myriam from this lovely video by SAT-7 KIDS, a popular children’s show...

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IOCC Offers Aid to Ethiopia

IOCC Offers Aid to Ethiopia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IOCC Assists Communities Affected By Drought Emergency in Ethiopia December 21, 2015 (Baltimore, MD) International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) announced that they are releasing emergency funds to respond to the urgent needs of people affected by the worst drought in Ethiopia in decades. IOCC, an ACT Alliance...

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Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

Refugees Are Stranded at Border Crossings in Europe

      News from our sister ministry, the International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC), iocc.org  the official international humanitarian organization of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America:   December 14, 2015 Baltimore, MD (IOCC) — Four countries along the Balkans refugee route to Western Europe...

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IOCC Offers Winter Relief in Syria

IOCC Offers Winter Relief in Syria

  The Syrian war has displaced six and a half million people inside its borders and driven more than four million more from their homes in search of safety in other countries. The arrival of winter only worsens the harsh living conditions for these besieged families.  International Orthodox Christian Charities,...

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Let Forgiveness Free You

Let Forgiveness Free You

  Don’t be a slave to any man!  Let forgiveness free you.  Listen to this intriguing interview with Rev. Deacon Stephen Muse as Fr. Chris and he discuss the core elements of forgiveness.  Is everything forgivable?  What if you can’t forgive others?  Can you forgive yourself without the sacrament of...

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IOCC Mourns for France, Lebanon, and Egypt

IOCC Mourns for France, Lebanon, and Egypt

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 Delivers Help for Hurricane Joaquin Survivors

IOCC Delivers Help for Hurricane Joaquin Survivors

  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...

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