Spreading the Gospel Across the Globe

Spreading the Gospel Across the Globe

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, Friday, October 28th, 2016. The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Mourns the Passing of an Archon,...

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Orthodoxy Reaches the Island Kingdom of Tonga

Orthodoxy Reaches the Island Kingdom of Tonga

Under the spiritual leadership of His Eminence Archbishop Amfilochios the Orthodox Church has now been planted in the Island Kingdom of Tonga. This past Sunday, October 16, 9 persons were baptized in the newly constructed font situated directly behind the altar of the small chapel. The chapel also newly constructed...

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OCMC News – Answering the Silent Cry: Dr. Bill Black, Missionary Serving in Kenya

OCMC News – Answering the Silent Cry: Dr. Bill Black, Missionary Serving in Kenya

Nairobi, Kenya is home to more than 3 million people and has a vibrant atmosphere where the Orthodox Church is growing. Located in Nairobi is the Makarios III Patriarchal Orthodox Seminary which trains future priests to lead the ever-growing Orthodox Church in Kenya and the surrounding area. The students who...

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An Expression of Authentic Orthodoxy

An Expression of Authentic Orthodoxy

In this episode of Come Receive the Light, listen as Fr. Chris speaks with author, blogger, podcaster and speaker Frederica Mathewes-Green about the Orthodox perspective of life. Frederica shares insight to an authentic expression of self in the context of Orthodoxy. And keep listening as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr....

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Orthodoxy for All the World!

Orthodoxy for All the World!

Is Orthodoxy a minority in your country? Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with His Eminence Metropolitan Konstantinos of the Orthodox Metropolis of Singapore and South Asia. With more than a fifth of the world’s population in Singapore, India, Pakistan, Malaysia, and Indonesia, Orthodoxy is a definite minority. Just saying they...

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OCMC News – Miracles and Milestones: Missions in 2015

OCMC News – Miracles and Milestones: Missions in 2015

by Alex Goodwin (Posted 12/28/2015) 2015 has been an amazing year for Orthodox missions and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC). None of it would have been possible without your prayers, support, and service. What follows are some highlights from the Mission Center programs that have shared Christ with a...

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2016 Guatemala Youth Work Team

2016 Guatemala Youth Work Team

    In Guatemala there are hundreds of children and young adults hungry to learn more about their Orthodox Christian Faith.  A short-term OCMC mission team has been invited to offer a summer Church school program for two communities outside Nuevo Conception in southwest Guatemala to teach basic Orthodoxy. If...

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Father Ioasaph and the Alaska Mission

Father Ioasaph and the Alaska Mission

  “We ate rotten three-year-old dried fish, to the last bit, although when we arrived here, fish were still running but not harvested.” The author of that sentence, Archimandrite Ioasaph Bolotov, was head of the first Christian missionary outreach to Alaska. Along with nine others, Father Ioasaph traveled overland from...

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Letting it Grow

Letting it Grow

  Late in the evening, the faithful missionary hearts of Hellenic College Holy Cross once again gathered to hear words of wisdom as put forth by the great missionary veterans of our time. Under the hospitality of Father Luke Veronis and his father, Father Alexander Veronis, guest speakers Fr. Theodore...

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Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Saint Raphael of Brooklyn

Sometimes there seems to be a saint who doesn’t really stand out, believe it or not. They are laborers in God’s vineyard, and their ‘claim to fame’ is for something other than what they’ve done. They just seem to have been in the right place at the right time. At...

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