OCMC News – OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi Meets with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew

OCMC News – OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi Meets with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew

by Alex Goodwin (Posted 1/7/2016) On Friday, December 11th, 2015, following a lunch hosted at the Patriarchate, OCMC Executive Director Fr. Martin Ritsi had a private meeting with the Ecumenical Patriarch, His All-Holiness Bartholomew. Fr. Martin, on behalf of the Mission Center’s board, staff, missionaries, volunteers, and supporters thanked the Ecumenical...

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OCMC News – Miracles and Milestones: Missions in 2015

OCMC News – Miracles and Milestones: Missions in 2015

by Alex Goodwin (Posted 12/28/2015) 2015 has been an amazing year for Orthodox missions and the Orthodox Christian Mission Center (OCMC). None of it would have been possible without your prayers, support, and service. What follows are some highlights from the Mission Center programs that have shared Christ with a...

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It’s Time to Speak Out!

It’s Time to Speak Out!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We wanted to reach out to you to say thank you for supporting the mission of the Orthodox Christian Network to comfort, inspire, and inform Orthodox Christians around the world. As a supporter of the Orthodox Christian Network, we wanted to let you know...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, November 7, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, November 7, 2014

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. These are the stories making headlines this week: The IOCC is building its 4th School, in Uganda The euthanasia debate is rekindled as a terminally...

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This Week in Orthodoxy, October 31, 2014

This Week in Orthodoxy, October 31, 2014

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. These are the stories making headlines this week: Mosul’s Christians find safe haven in Jordan. Greek Orthodox Archbishop of America, Demetrios declares November 2nd as...

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ABC 23: Orthodox Church Must Raise $10,000 to Repair Damage by Vandals

ABC 23: Orthodox Church Must Raise $10,000 to Repair Damage by Vandals

By Cassie Carlisle BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – St. George Greek Orthodox Church on Truxton Avenue is going to spend $10,000 to repair their stained glass windows after vandals threw cement blocks at them, Treasurer Danny Andrews said. Six weeks ago the church noticed two large holes at the bottom of the...

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ISIS Committing Genocide Against Christians

ISIS Committing Genocide Against Christians

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. Segment 1. News from the Middle East After Children Executed, Christians Flee Ancestral Home Our top story this week. According to the World Council of Arameans, ISIS terrorists...

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We’re Almost There: Help Us Reach Our Summer Matching Campaign Goal

We’re Almost There: Help Us Reach Our Summer Matching Campaign Goal

With the support of people like you, OCN is strengthening the Orthodox Church in the digital age, reaching well over 1 MILLION people per week with multimedia resources that inspire, inform, and encourage clergy and laity alike in their faith and daily life. I hope you will consider helping us...

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