Posts about peace

The Sounding

Peace from Above

Each Sunday, at the beginning of the Divine Liturgy, we pray for “peace from above, and the salvation of our souls.” But what exactly are we asking…

Feb 09, 2015
Orthodox News

Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace

CATHOLIC SAN FANCISCO — Orthodox, Catholic Parishioners Pray for Peace by Valerie Schmalz “Christians are being persecuted and killed in countries…

Jan 22, 2015
Be Transfigured

Trust Leads to Peace

In the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12.16-21) we witness the result of a life void of peace. Rather than trusting that God would provide for his family,…

Nov 25, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

On Humility and the Humble Outlook – 2

By Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi Read Part 1 here. Βlessed and favoured people who are humble are meek, calm, serene, attached to virtue, opposed to evil,…

Nov 04, 2014
Pemptousia Partnership

Peace of Heart is Established Little by Little

By Saint Nicodemus Haghiorite Your constant care should be not to let your heart become agitated or troubled, but to use every effort to keep it peaceful…

Nov 04, 2014
The Sounding

Conversations with Abba Isaac: Violence in the Middle East

In June of 2014, the city of Mosul fell to the militant Islamic group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). As most are aware, Mosul…

Aug 27, 2014
Orthodox News

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Speech: Christian Love Can Solve World’s Problems

Greeting message to 21st Anniversary Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Assembly From His All Holiness The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew…

Jul 02, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Peace, Faith, and War

Why is peace so important to us, as human beings? The world around us is full of war, disaster, hatred, and struggle. Our own inner world can be scarred…

Jun 19, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Welcome Home – There Are No Strangers in God’s House

In God’s house, there are no strangers, but what about in our day-to-day world? Most of us are literally surrounded by strangers. How many of us…

Jun 18, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

Connecting with God

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos of the Holy Apostles Church in Westchester, IL joins us for a New Year message, Connecting with God. Fr….

Jan 02, 2014

Help Us Reach Millions for Christ During Lent

In 2014, OCN experienced amazing growth of 2,500% and is reaching millions of people worldwide, 72% of whom are 34 or younger…the next generation of Church leaders! Please join us, as we plan for even greater growth in 2015. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide. Thank you for your support.

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