Posts about parish

The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Go Away!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Sep 24, 2014
The Sounding

Leaving the Church

I was recently asked to reflect on the question, “Why do people leave the church?”, a question which was inspired by an article in the Christian Post….

Sep 18, 2014
The Sounding

On Following Christ

In mid-September, the Orthodox Church celebrates the feast of the Elevation of the Cross. This feast commemorates the re-discovery of the True Cross by…

Sep 18, 2014
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: What’s Missing?

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Pres….

Sep 10, 2014
The Sounding

The Work of a Leader Begins at Liturgy

“Let no man’s place, or dignity, or riches, puff him up; and let no man’s low condition or poverty abase him. For the chief points are…

Jul 24, 2014
From the Archives

The Monastery and the Parish

How is a monastery like a parish? How is it different? In this intriguing interview, His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh talks with Fr. Chris…

Jul 18, 2014
Orthodox News

NJ.com: Largest Coptic Church in USA to Expand

The first Coptic Orthodox parish to be founded in the United States proves that it is continuing to grow and thrive. $3.2 million community center being…

Jul 11, 2014
The Sounding

Yes, you only live once, but…

“Well, those who are now young, will go to Church when they get old, but now, most likely, they want to use and exploit the youth they have, as a song…

Jul 09, 2014
The Sounding

Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco

An OCN staff member discovered a wonderful article (with photographs!) about Saint John of Shanghai and San Francisco on the website of a church in Kennewick,…

Jul 02, 2014
The Sounding

Martyr Rugs and Angelic Voices

God loves us, and we can find this to be so in the beauty that surrounds us. Sometimes we are watching and listening for it. Sometimes we are not. Icons…

Jun 22, 2014