OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

OCMC News – Hydroelectric Power Plant Built by the Albanian Orthodox Church Recently Opens

On August 2, 2016, the Rapuni 3 & 4 Hydro Power Station was opened in Elbasan, Albania. The power station is an initiative led by His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of All Albania and carried out through the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania. The development of the hydroelectric power station is...

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The Church Is Growing in Kenya

The Church Is Growing in Kenya

His Grace Bishop Neophytos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya has been traveling throughout his diocese to teach and reach his people. Recently on his FACEBOOK page, he posted an insightful and hope-filled reflection on his visit to a budding community. A day like no other! How can they believe when...

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Sexuality in Marriage

Sexuality in Marriage

Have we lost the sanctity of sexuality?  Listen as Fr. Chris talks with Fr. Sergei Sveshnikov about his book There Is No Sex in the Church.  This is an honest discussion about sexuality in marriage and a sanctified life.  The book is available through our Amazon store. But first, we...

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A Big Dream Begins with a Simple Construction

A Big Dream Begins with a Simple Construction

The faithful in Nyeri, a county in the Central Province of Kenya, were begging His Grace Bishop Neophytos of Nyeri and Mount Kenya to start an Orthodox church, “even under a tree.” But His Grace had a better plan. Preferring to start small communities with a church, even in the...

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OCMC News – Almost Home: An Update from Missionary to Kenya, Meg Photini Engelbach

OCMC News – Almost Home: An Update from Missionary to Kenya, Meg Photini Engelbach

Christ is risen! Two years and four months ago I left home to come to Kenya. Now I’m leaving home to go to America. “Home” will be a new experience. My world has changed, and probably yours has too. Friends and family members have married and had children, and I...

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Daily Reading for Saint Patrick

Daily Reading for Saint Patrick

Listen to the daily readings for March 17, 2016, according to the calendar of the Orthodox Christian Church. For Orthros – Isaiah 2:11-21 The haughty looks of man shall be brought low, and the pride of men shall be humbled; and the Lord alone will be exalted in that day. For...

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Making a Difference During Spring Break

Making a Difference During Spring Break

  Spring Break is a time to relax, rest, be renewed, and even have some fun for many college students. For numerous Hellenic College Holy Cross students, though, it’s a time for putting their faith into action. Thirty-two HCHC students will be traveling around the world on a variety of...

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Cyclone Does Not Deter Mission Work in Fiji

Cyclone Does Not Deter Mission Work in Fiji

  … on the Island Vanualevu in the town of Labasa   Life is best defined as a mystery; a wonderful mystery of God.   In this mystery, when we arrived by plane from Nadi of Vitilevu to Vanualevu, we had just spent four peaceful days at the mission center...

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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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Reach Youth Where Youth Ministry is Emerging

Reach Youth Where Youth Ministry is Emerging

Inspired by the OCMC, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring the outstanding missionary outreach of this organization who, in the spirit of Christ’s love, offers the Gospel worldwide, without discrimination, and strengthens the capacity of the Orthodox Church to so respond to the missionary calling.  Please join us in raising awareness for...

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