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Pemptousia Partnership

The Marriage of Love and Hate

By Fr. Stephen Freeman The genius of Dostoevsky lies in the profound theological insight of his tumbled novels. They can be difficult reads for many people…

Jun 16, 2015
The Sounding

If I Should Descend to Hades

Humanity has always searched and strived to avoid discomfort, pain, sorrow, and boredom.  However, we in the 21st century have perfected this avoidance. …

Jun 02, 2015
Be Transfigured

Do You Love Your Friends Enough?

On the Second Sunday of Great Lent, we hear of a paralytic who had four friends who loved him enough to not give up trying to get him into the presence…

Mar 09, 2015
The Sounding

Hell and God’s Goodness

Q: Your book The Orthodox Church: 455 Questions and Answers mentions some quotes about Hell. Frankly, one of the things I find very incompatible with my…

Mar 02, 2015
The Sounding

Loving to Fast, and Fasting to Love

And when you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces that their fasting may be seen by men. Truly, I say to you,…

Feb 23, 2015
The Sounding

Evangelism and the Love of the Stranger

“They look at us like we from the zoo! This no work! This no work, Maria! They different people. So dry! That family is like a piece of toast. No honeys,…

Feb 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Self-Love: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Need to make some changes in your life? Not feeling as happy as you’d like? Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. George Aquaro, priest​ of St. Matthew Antiochian…

Jan 17, 2015
Be Transfigured

We Are Not Worthy of God’s Love

In the first sermon of St. John the Baptist, as he was preparing to baptize Jesus Christ, he commanded his followers, “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven…

Jan 05, 2015
Adult Study Classes

The Gospel of Matthew, Part 40

Matthew 18:1-14 The Essence of Christian Discipleship Seven qualities can mark the personal relationship of the Christian. They are: humility, responsibility,…

Dec 01, 2014
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Πως να κερδίσεις το θάνατο

Μοναδικό κριτήριο στην τελική κρίση θα είναι η αγάπη. Ο πλούσιος της παραβολής΄ήταν…

Nov 21, 2014

IT’S TIME TO SPEAK OUT!

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. Attacked by ISIS and harangued by extremism, Christianity is in danger of being eradicated in the lands of its birth. Yet very few people in the West seem to care — or even know!

That’s why we at OCN believe it’s time to speak out. We’ve covered this issue for a long time, but want to dedicate even more resources to raising awareness and spurring action, using our massive social media following. We reach MILLIONS of people per week, and it’s time for collective action.

Please support this effort by giving to our “10 cent per day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Together, we can and will make a difference!

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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