Let God Arise: LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory

Let God Arise: LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory

Every person asks questions.  Here at Orthodox Christian Network we encourage it.  Fr. Gregory Joyce blesses our OCN Community. Every other week Fr. Gregory goes LIVE on OCN Facebook and has a worldwide audience of questions and answers with viewers and supporters like you.   We thank you to those that...

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Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Jesus Prayer

Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the Jesus Prayer

A distinctive spiritual practice in Orthodox Christianity is the constant repetition of the “Jesus Prayer”: Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy upon me, a sinner. St. Theophan the Recluse, a popular spiritual writer in 19th century Russia, wrote: The practice of the Jesus Prayer is simple. Stand before...

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Meaningful Prayers

Meaningful Prayers

If we live in the world – we most likely are struggling with our prayer life. How can we transform our prayers so that they are more meaningful? How can we focus our mind in our hearts so that we can commune more deeply with our Creator in internal prayer?...

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Prayer and Your Deep Heart

Prayer and Your Deep Heart

“Those who only hear about spiritual meditation and prayer and have no direct knowledge of it are like a man blind from birth, who hears about the sunshine without ever knowing what it really is.” Please join Veronica Hughes, St. Dimitri of Rostov, and Elder Zacharias for the first of...

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Humble Prayer

Humble Prayer

This fascinating conversation about prayer begins with these words: “Snow can never emit flame. Water can never issue fire. A thorn bush can never produce a fig.” Find out what saint said these words about prayer and what they have to do with your heart and how you speak to...

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Prayer

Prayer

In this podcast, Veronica will be turning to the Orthodox Church for a starting structure for our prayer life and Elder Porphyrios for his instruction about the right attitude to have towards prayer. She looks at the importance of cooperation as we pray, which implies communication, respect, intimacy and love....

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