Sunday of Orthodoxy

Sunday of Orthodoxy

Fr. Lazarakis explains the importance of the Sunday of Orthodoxy and Icons. Icons teach us three important things that are critical to our salvation. Icons remind us that God became a Man and we see that pictured. Icons teach us that if we devote ourselves, we can become holy like the...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Martinian

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Martinian

  Daily Reading for February 13, 2016 Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Thessalonians 5:14-23 Prokeimenon. Mode Plagal 2. Psalm 31.11,1 Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous.  Verse: Blessed are they whose transgressions have been forgiven. Brethren, we exhort you, admonish the idlers, encourage the fainthearted, help...

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Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Meletius

Listen to the Daily Reading for Saint Meletius

  Saint Peter’s First Universal Letter 1:1-25; 2:1-10 Prokeimenon. Grave Mode. Psalm 98.9,1 Exalt the Lord our God. Verse: The Lord reigns; let the people tremble. Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, to the exiles of the Dispersion in Pontos, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, chosen and destined by God the...

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What is Intercessory Prayer?

What is Intercessory Prayer?

Pray for one another, that you may be healed.  The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects.  James 5:16   Good morning Prayer Team! Many people struggle with prayer and the saints.  Many think we pray TO the saints.  Others, especially outside of our faith, say...

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Daily Devotion, January 21: Where Do I Pray?

Daily Devotion, January 21: Where Do I Pray?

And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by men.  Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.  But when you pray, go into your...

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Saint Nicolas Inspires Us, Ο Aγιος Νικόλαος Mας Eμπνέει

Saint Nicolas Inspires Us, Ο Aγιος Νικόλαος Mας Eμπνέει

  Ο άγιος Νικόλαος μας εμπνέει Ο άγιος Νικόλαος είναι απο τις άγιες μορφές της εκκλησίας μας που έχουν την δύναμη να εμπνεύσουν τους ανθρώπους κάθε εποχής προβάλλοντας τις αξίες με τις οποίες έζησε και μεγαλούργησε εν Χριστώ. Κάποιες απο αυτές παρουσιάζουμε σ αυτή την εκπομπή. Saint Nicolas inspires us...

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Potamitis Publishing and Their Calling

Potamitis Publishing and Their Calling

  Children love the saints and reading about the saints in books by Potamitis Publishing.  Dionysios Potamitis is the owner of Potamitis Publishing, a family publishing house that is dedicated to dogmatically correct, beautifully illustrated and intriguing books for Orthodox Children around the Globe.  But he isn’t a businessman, he...

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The Great Martyr St. Demetrios

The Great Martyr St. Demetrios

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church.   The Great Martyr St. Demetrios Eros of Orthodoxy translated by Fr. Nicholas Palis The Prophet David, a great poet of our church, in a very lyrical psalm called the association...

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PISTEVO – Watch The Art of Belief Episode IX – Blessing of the Iconography

PISTEVO – Watch The Art of Belief Episode IX – Blessing of the Iconography

Inspired by the documentary, PISTEVO, the Orthodox Christian Network will be featuring iconography and the Saints of the Orthodox Church. Iconography, the centuries-old tradition of depicting faith through images, was the primary means of teaching Christianity until written records were formally canonized as the Holy Scriptures. Please join us in...

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What Is a Saint?

What Is a Saint?

Our primary goal at the  Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is to share the truth of Orthodoxy with the world. Our secondary goal is to generate fruitful conversations that strengthen us in our own faith and increase our ability to share it in meaningful ways with our fellow human beings. This is why...

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