Sunday of Orthodoxy at Vatopaidi

Sunday of Orthodoxy at Vatopaidi

Highlights of the Divine Liturgy and Procession with the Holy Icons on the Sunday of Orthodoxy, 2017, at the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of...

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Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 2)

Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 2)

Archbishop Luke of Crimea (the Surgeon)   And today, the heretics are telling us precisely the same thing. They have the nerve to call our icons idols and us idolaters. They have cheek for anything. Let me tell you about an incident that happened recently in a town in Siberia....

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Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 1)

Homily on the 1st Sunday in Lent (Part 1)

Archbishop Luke of Crimea (the Surgeon)   On the first Sunday of Great Lent, our Holy Church celebrates the triumph of Orthodoxy, the right belief, which trampled down all the heresies and has since become established for ever. This is why this Sunday is known as the Sunday of Orthodoxy....

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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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You Don’t Have to Make it Up

You Don’t Have to Make it Up

Be Transfigured –You Don’t Have to Make it Up It has become very popular to make up your own religion by accepting one belief and rejecting another, or following one practice but inventing a new individual custom to follow. There is a better way. For centuries holy men and women,...

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Proclaiming Orthodoxy in Iconography Proclaims Truth

Proclaiming Orthodoxy in Iconography Proclaims Truth

Listen to our Greek Program… Το θεμέλιο είναι η ορθή πίστη Ο λόγος για τον οποίο η Εκκλησία έχει θεσπίσει αυτή την μεγάλη χαρμόσυνη γιορτή μέσα στο πένθιμο κλίμα της Μεγάλης Τεσσαρακοστής εξετάζεται σ αυτή την εκπομπή. Why We Celebrate the Restoration of Icons During Lent There is a reason...

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Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

Patriarchal Encyclical on the Upcoming Great and Holy Council

  The Orthodox Church, in this case, recognizes only one authority: the Council of her canonical hierarchs ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE Prot. No.: 314   PATRIARCHAL AND SYNODICAL ENCYCLICAL ON THE CONVOCATION OF THE HOLY AND GREAT COUNCIL OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH † B A R T H O L O M E...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated in Taybeh

Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated in Taybeh

Today was a glorious celebration for the Sunday of Orthodoxy, commemorated in my church annually this first Sunday of the Holy Great Lent. After a beautiful Divine Liturgy, Fr. Daoud P. Khoury and the entire congregation of St. George Greek Orthodox Church, with the children holding icons, made a wonderful...

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Being True to the True Faith

Being True to the True Faith

On the Sunday of Orthodoxy, the first Sunday of Great Lent, the Church proclaims the truth of the Faith. The Church proclaims, “This is the Faith of the Orthodox! This is the Faith of the Apostles! This is the Faith which has established the universe!” What are you doing to...

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers

Sunday of Orthodoxy Vespers as Celebrated at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL. A feast of joy and gladness is revealed to us today! For the teachings of the true Faith shine forth in all their glory, and the Church of Christ is bright with splendor, adorned...

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