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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Jonathan Jackson: “How I became Orthodox”

Jonathan Jackson: “How I became Orthodox”

Holywood actor Jonathan Jackson, recipient of five Emmy Awards, at an interview given in “Pemptousia” during his visit to the Monastery of Vatopaidi – Mt Athos, speaks about how he became Orthodox. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is an official agency...

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Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ

Catholic and Orthodox Christians Affirm Sanctity of Life, Invite People into the Embrace of Christ             Jan 20, 2016 NEW YORK— On the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Orthodox and Catholic Christians will join in prayer and public gathering to express their long-standing belief that all life...

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Icons From Around the World

Icons From Around the World

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church. Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Please join us in...

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Learn About Judas Iscariot – The Art of Belief

Learn About Judas Iscariot – The Art of Belief

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Learn about the Judas...

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Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   #RealWeekend2015 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the Y2AM Team are challenging young adults across...

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Learn about the Icon of St. Jude – PISTEVO – The Art of Belief

Learn about the Icon of St. Jude – PISTEVO – The Art of Belief

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.  Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Learn about the Icon...

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The Children’s Word: What’s a Paradox?

The Children’s Word: What’s a Paradox?

This week: Do you know what a paradox is? A paradox is a statement that might seem silly or not true, but is actually true. You’ve heard some paradoxes in the Bible, haven’t you? Maybe “The last shall be first, and the first shall be last”? That paradox means when...

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Miss America is Orthodox

Miss America is Orthodox

OCN congratulates the newly crowned Miss America, Betty (Vasiliki) Cantrell, a faithful Orthodox Christian from Macon, GA.  Miss America wowed the judges with her performance of “Tu Tu Piccolo Iddio!” from Madame Butterfly.   Cantrell was Georgia’s representative at the Miss America 2016 competition held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in September...

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Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary

Patriarch Irinej Receives Honorary Doctorate from St. Vladimir’s Seminary  On Friday, September 11, 2015, the Board of Trustees and Faculty of St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary bestowed a Doctor of Divinity degree, honoris causa, upon His Holiness Irinej (Gavrilovic), archbishop of Peć, metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovci, and patriarch of Serbia. “Ever since its inception,...

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