A Chef Sophia Recipe — Eggplant Dip

A Chef Sophia Recipe — Eggplant Dip

Here is another great meal for your Lenten Fast. If you missed my live preparation of this dish on MyOCN Instagram MyStory, you can watch it below! I have also shared the recipe, so you can follow along with me. Let me know what you think! INGREDIENTS 2 – 3 eggplants (depending on the...

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The Secret is in the Climbing

The Secret is in the Climbing

His name was John (AD 579 – 649). A seventh century monk and eventually the Abbot of the Holy Monastery of St. Catherine at the base of Mt. Sinai, he came to be known in history as John of the Ladder (Κλιμακος), and he left Christendom with a text that...

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OCN Launched the 1st Live Lenten Retreat. The Church as a Spiritual Hospital

OCN Launched the 1st Live Lenten Retreat. The Church as a Spiritual Hospital

OCN launched the 1st Live Lenten Retreat. This online Lenten Retreat was available LIVE to ALL Share the Light Sponsors and Partners as a gift of appreciation for your support. If you are not currently a Share the Light Sponsor and would like to participate in this wonderful online Lenten...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Why do we celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy on the first Sunday of Lent, what are it’s implications for us today as it had for the 9th century Byzantine Empire? The defeat of Iconoclasm in 843 led to the veneration of icons, the restoration of Icons and the birth of...

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Katy Mena-Berkely’s Story of Faith

Katy Mena-Berkely’s Story of Faith

  Watch Now. The season of Lent reminds us that no matter how much control we think we have over situations in our lives, the human experience does not come with any promises of finding perfection here on earth. It is in the midst of challenge when we are called...

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A Reflection on Why We Fast

A Reflection on Why We Fast

Sermon published with permission of student author.  This past Saturday, our class had a night out for pizza.  For those who were able to make it, we enjoyed a variety of pizzas.  We ordered a sausage pizza, a buffalo chicken pizza, and there was one we ordered custom… with just...

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LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory – What happens to the Soul After Death

LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory – What happens to the Soul After Death

Every other week Fr. Gregory goes LIVE on OCN Facebook and has a worldwide audience of questions and answers with viewers and supporters like you. ABOUT FR. GREGORY JOYCE Fr. Gregory Joyce is the Rector of St. Vladimir’s Church, part of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Fr. Gregory served...

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The Great Journey that is Lent

The Great Journey that is Lent

Watch Here Fr. Anthony takes us on what the journey of what Lent means. How do we pray, fast, repent, what should our attitude be so our journey through Lent may not be in vain? Local, you can join along with Fr. Tandilyan on Peabody Public Access Cable TV on...

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The Compassionate Father

The Compassionate Father

Scriptures of the Triodion Sunday of the Prodigal Son “But while he was yet at a distance, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. And the son said to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and before you; I am no...

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It’s Up to You

It’s Up to You

Scriptures of the Triodion Saturday of the Prodigal Son   Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons; and the younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of property that falls to me.’ And he divided his living between them. Not many days...

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