Saint Fanourios: The One Who Brings Things to Light

Saint Fanourios: The One Who Brings Things to Light

Have your parents ever told you not to do something? Have they ever told you not to say something or wear something or act a certain way? Sure! That should happen to every kid! Sometimes when our parents tell us not to do something, we might feel sad or embarrassed...

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The Grand Duchess Maria Romanov and the Prayers of the Saints

The Grand Duchess Maria Romanov and the Prayers of the Saints

A few weeks ago, on July 17, Orthodox Christians in Russia and throughout the world observed the 100-year anniversary of the assassination of Tsar Nicholas and his family. A procession was held, starting from the Church on the Blood in the Russian city of Yekaterinburg, the place where the Romanovs...

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Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew’s Letter of Condolences to His Holiness Pope Tawadros II Istanbul, Turkey 4/11/2017 His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew sent a message of support to Pope Tawadros II, Patriarch of the Coptic Church in Egypt, after the two terrorist attacks that occurred on Palm Sunday in Tanta and Alexandria....

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Prayers for Roger Hunt

Prayers for Roger Hunt

We ask your prayers for the servant of God Roger Hunt. He is a long-time member of the OCN staff, a gifted composer, and radio technician. He is also one of the kindest human beings you could hope to meet. He is in hospice, peacefully awaiting his repose in the...

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