Posts about prison ministry

Orthodox News

NBC: Elderly Greek Orthodox Priest Helps Inmates Buy Their Freedom

A soft-spoken 83-year-old Greek Orthodox Priest has dedicated his life to an unusual quest: buying prison inmates their freedom. Gervasios Raptopoulos…

Aug 09, 2014
This Week in Orthodoxy

Orthodox News: From Meriam in Sudan to a Rapping Russian Priest

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris….

Jun 27, 2014
Come Receive the Light

I Was in Prison and You Visited Me

James Blackstock of the St. Seraphim Prison Ministry in Florida talks about his experience working with inmates in a maximum security prison. Questions…

Jun 05, 2014
Orthodox News

Blessings Beyond Bars

The Orthodox Christian Prison Ministry (OCPM) has recently launched its first Lenten Youth Project, Blessings Beyond Bars, which engages children and young…

Mar 24, 2014
Orthodox News

OCN Hero 2013: Kenneth Kidd

We are honored to share with you a letter we received from Kenneth Kidd, recipient of the OCN Hero award for 2013.

Dec 11, 2013
Our Life in Christ and in America

An Open Heart

On Our Life in Christ and in America, Host Bill Hinkle speaks with Fr. John Kowalczyk about his decades of work in prison ministry. Fr. John discusses…

Aug 01, 2013
Come Receive the Light

Sundays of Great and Holy Lent, Part 1

This week, CRTL is pleased to introduce the first in a 6-part series with Metropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America. Join us over…

Mar 21, 2013

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