Posts about saints

The Sounding

Women Saints

The following article was first delivered in person at the St. John Chrysostom Oratorical Festival in Florida. The speakers were asked to respond to the…

Jun 04, 2015
The Children's Word

The Children’s Word: Saints are like Stars!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera…

Jun 03, 2015
The Sounding

The Coptic Martyrs of ISIS

Many have heard the dramatic story of the twenty-one Coptic Orthodox Christians working in Libya who were captured and beheaded by ISIS as part of their…

Feb 25, 2015
Living Traditions

Three Holy Hierarchs: St Basil the Great, St Gregory the Theologian, and St John Chrysostom

In the 11th century AD, there was a growing dispute among the faithful over which of these great saints was greater than the others. This led to fractures,…

Jan 27, 2015
This Week in Orthodoxy

This Week in Orthodoxy, January 16, 2015

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

Jan 16, 2015
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Ιανουάριος ο μήνας των αγίων

Ο Ιανουάριος είναι γεμάτος απο μνήμες αγίων που αποτελούν πραγματικά φώτα στον σύγχονο…

Jan 10, 2015
Come Receive the Light - Greek

Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Οι άγιοι έγιναν άγιοι γιατί ήξεραν να αξιοποιούν εν Χριστώ την κάθε τους στιγμή και…

Jan 02, 2015
The Sounding

Saint Stephen: The Death of a Revolutionary

Saint Stephen is usually hailed as the first Christian martyr, but he is more than that. His death was also a boundary, and the blood which flowed from…

Dec 24, 2014
The Sounding

A Recent Miracle of St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon

Whenever OCN publishes something about St. Luke the Blessed Surgeon, people are amazed at his life and inspired by his witness. Although a Russian saint,…

Dec 18, 2014
The Sounding

A World-Renown Doctor Turned Russian Orthodox Bishop and Saint

In 1905, a young Russian doctor volunteered to work for the Red Cross. In his memoirs he wrote: For thirteen years I worked twelve to fourteen hours a…

Dec 12, 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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