Posts about Nativity

The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, January 8: We Have Seen the Light

The land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, towards the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles—the people who sat in darkness have seen a…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding

Nativity by Michael Aldashin

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! In honor of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrating Christmas according to the Julian Calendar, here is an lovely animation…

Jan 06, 2016
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, January 5: Live Right!

For the grace of God has appeared for the salvation of all men, training us to renounce irreligion and worldly passions and to live sober, upright and…

Jan 05, 2016
The Prayer Team

The Voice in the Wilderness

As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the Prophet, “The voice of one crying in the wilderness: Prepare the way of the Lord, make His paths…

Jan 04, 2016
Living the Faith

Christmastide

OCN promotes good practices and values that are apart of a strong Orthodox culture. Living the Faith is a major portion of what we aspire to promote, encourage,…

Dec 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, January 3: A Spiritual Inventory

Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan, and they were baptized by him in the river Jordan, confessing their sins….

Dec 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, January 2: A Worthy Epitaph for a Life Well Lived

As for you, always be steady, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry.  For I am already on the point of being sacrificed,…

Dec 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 31: Tell Me How it Really Is

And at the end of eight days, when He was circumcised, He was called Jesus, the name given by the angel before He was conceived in the womb.  Luke 2:21…

Dec 31, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 30: Promises Kept

But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, saying, “Rise, take the Child and His mother, and go to the…

Dec 30, 2015
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 29: Rachel Is Still Weeping for Her Children

Rachel Is Still Weeping for Her Children Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was in a furious rage, and he sent and killed…

Dec 29, 2015