Reflections on the Concordia Annual Summit

Reflections on the Concordia Annual Summit

The annual Concordia Summit took place in New York City on September 18 and 19. It has been more than a week now, and my mind is still trying to grasp and understand how impactful this event has been, not only for the attendees but for everyone else out there....

Read more
Putting Our Passion Toward Orthodox Ministries

Putting Our Passion Toward Orthodox Ministries

This election has been heated and stressful to say the least, a constant barrage of information and ideas and oppositions. It has also been a powerful illustration, proof of our insatiable desire as human beings to connect with one another and share our passions. During this political season, many take...

Read more
Jeannie and Gerry Ranglas to Be Recipients of Theofanis Economidis Award

Jeannie and Gerry Ranglas to Be Recipients of Theofanis Economidis Award

On Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California, the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of San Francisco will celebrate its ministries and honor the extraordinary leadership of Jeannie and Gerry Ranglas. Under the guidance of His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos, the Gala is being led by George Demos,...

Read more
Denver Philoptochos Helps Rescue Mission

Denver Philoptochos Helps Rescue Mission

Giving, fostering and nurturing Philoptochos chapters in the United States are working to alleviate the suffering of those around them.  So what makes the chapter of the Assumption of the Theotokos Cathedral in Denver, CO unique? Philoptochos shares God’s love I have learned from my conversations with Philoptochos members across the...

Read more
The Holy Work of Philoptochos

The Holy Work of Philoptochos

Watch His Eminence Elder Archbishop Demetrios of America’s address at the 15th Bi-annual Children’s Medical Fund Luncheon hosted by the National Philoptochos Society on October 31, 2015 at the Renaissance Hotel, Boston. His Eminence offers insight to the work of philanthropy and the holy practices of the National Philoptochos Society....

Read more
Cancer Survivor Gives Back

Cancer Survivor Gives Back

  It’s hard to spend Christmas in chemo, so over the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday, Chicago’s Windy City LIVE visited Lurie Children’s Hospital with food for the patients, their family, and staff. And since Christmas isn’t the only time for charitable giving, and philanthropy never goes out of style, I thought it...

Read more
Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

Daily Devotion, January 9: God Is Philanthropic to All People

For we ourselves were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, slaves to various passions and pleasures, passing our days in malice and envy, hated by men and hating one another; but when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of deeds done by...

Read more
Focusing on What Matters 

Focusing on What Matters 

Our primary goal at the  Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is to share the truth of Orthodoxy with the world. Our secondary goal is to generate fruitful conversations that strengthen us in our own faith and increase our ability to share it in meaningful ways with our fellow human beings. This is why...

Read more
When Much Is Given, Philanthropy Is the Response

When Much Is Given, Philanthropy Is the Response

Saint John Chrysostom once said, “The rich man is not one who has much but one who gives much, for what he gives away remains his forever.”  We’ve invited Michael Psaros, managing partner of KPS Capital Partners and producer of the documentary PISTEVO the Art of Belief,  to tell us...

Read more