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Orthodoxy Explained

It’s About Personal Relationships

Fr. William Chiganos addresses the Young Ruler’s sadness (Luke 18:18-23) regarding the answer he was given when he asked Christ about inheriting…

May 07, 2015
The Sounding

Treasuring Simplicity

Orthodox Christians treasure simplicity. We venerate St Anthony the Great, and the countless monastics who followed him into the desert, forsaking the…

Nov 18, 2014
The Sounding

On Grief and Providing Care

Two related, but separate, topics come up when someone we know dies. The first topic is the person who has died: the circumstances around his death, what…

Oct 15, 2014
Orthodox News

NY Times: The Math (and Chemistry) of Marriage

By Devan Sipher In 1986, Eric Moore sat just two seats away from Maria Nedwidek in an honors chemistry class at the renowned Stuyvesant High School in…

Sep 08, 2014
Come Receive the Light

You Should Know What I Think By Now!

“We’ve been married all these years! You should know what I think by now!” How many times have you said these words – or thought…

Aug 22, 2014
The Sounding

The Mother of God and the Mother of “Gods”

As we continue our jubilant πανήγυρις during these days following this great feast of the Church, alternately called the “Summer Pascha”,…

Aug 19, 2014
Orthodox Life with Fr. Jason Roll

Less Talk, More Action

In this episode, we learn the difference between verbal and non-verbal communication in the eyes of God.  It’s important that we tell others we…

Aug 16, 2014
Come Receive the Light

How is Marriage Different?

Fr. Brendan Pelphrey speaks with Fr. Chris about marriage this week. How does it differ from a partnership or simply a love between two people? What is…

Aug 14, 2014
Orthodox Life with Fr. Jason Roll

Jedi vs Sith: How to Agree to Disagree

In this episode, we receive a quick lesson in how to find Christ in pop culture through a scene in the movie “Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the…

Aug 06, 2014
The Sounding

God’s Unconditional Love for Us

How many times do we do something “without condition”? We work for a paycheck. Or we go to school for a degree—we study to pass a test. We strive…

Jun 27, 2014

IT’S TIME TO SPEAK OUT!

Across the world, Christians are suffering for their faith. Attacked by ISIS and harangued by extremism, Christianity is in danger of being eradicated in the lands of its birth. Yet very few people in the West seem to care — or even know!

That’s why we at OCN believe it’s time to speak out. We’ve covered this issue for a long time, but want to dedicate even more resources to raising awareness and spurring action, using our massive social media following. We reach MILLIONS of people per week, and it’s time for collective action.

Please support this effort by giving to our “10 cent per day” campaign. 100% of your gift will go directly to expanding this ministry, 0% to overhead. Together, we can and will make a difference!

— Fr. Christopher T. Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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