Orthodox and Single

Orthodox and Single

I was scrolling through Facebook the other day and I found a most intriguing post. Several of my clergy friends liked and commented on a new online dating site called Orthodox and Single. My first reaction, typical for me, was skepticism. Who is this guy and what kind of a...

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 St. Porphyrios Exhibits “That They May be One”

 St. Porphyrios Exhibits “That They May be One”

  On the evening of Wednesday, November 18, 2015 the Holy Cross Bookstore hosted its fourth Symposium at Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Michael Tishel, co-director of the Office of Vocation and Ministry at the school, presented a talk entitled, “St. Porphyrios of Kavsokalyvia: Model and Teacher...

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Young Adult Blog Post – Three ways to Develop Stronger Friendships in Christ

Young Adult Blog Post – Three ways to Develop Stronger Friendships in Christ

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   Young Adult Blog Post – Three Ways to Develop Stronger Friendships in Christ In a...

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Zoe for Life Sponsors Teen and Young Adult Retreat

Zoe for Life Sponsors Teen and Young Adult Retreat

Have you ever wondered why sex is such a complicated topic in religion?  There doesn’t seem to be a connection between our spiritual self and our physical self.  But there is.  And there is a retreat scheduled in Parma, Ohio, ready to explain the association. On Saturday, October 24, 2015,...

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Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Real Weekend 2015 – Get Involved!

Inspired by the Department of Youth & Young Adult Ministries of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese, the Orthodox Christian Network is proud to feature outstanding programs of “young adults coming together in faith, fellowship, and service” .   #RealWeekend2015 The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese and the Y2AM Team are challenging young adults across...

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Treasure Fellowship With God

Treasure Fellowship With God

“Be still, and know that I am God” (Psalm 45:10 LXX). One of my favorite passages in all of Scripture is Psalm 46 (45 LXX):10, which reads: “Be still, and know that I am God.” This brief but powerful assertion, applicable to virtually any age in history, speaks to the...

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Seizing THIS Moment, Part Two: Putting a log on the fire.

Seizing THIS Moment, Part Two: Putting a log on the fire.

In this second of a four-part series, Fr. Nicholas Louh builds on the concept of “Seizing this Moment” to focus on the importance of building relationships within our families. Our families are our “First Church” that we must nurture above all else. _____________________________________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network. You...

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Seizing THIS Moment, Part Three: Assessing our friendships.

Seizing THIS Moment, Part Three: Assessing our friendships.

In this third of a four-part series, Fr. Nicholas Louh reflects on the influence our circle of friends may have on us. We are all the product of the relationships we have had in our upbringing and life. We need to regularly assess whether we are surrounded by friends who...

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Expectations in Relationships

Expectations in Relationships

Expectations can be a burden.  How can we keep our expectations in relationships reasonable and manageable?  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. George Morelli, Assistant Pastor at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in San Diego, CA, about the difference between demanding expectations and preferential expectation, and where free will...

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It’s About Personal Relationships

It’s About Personal Relationships

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/Fr_William_Chiganos_050915.mp3 Listen Now. 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 eternal life.  Was Christ’s answer so impossible?  Fr. William reminds us to always love people more than things, and to do our best as long as we...

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