Veteran’s Day Initiative | Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society 

Veteran’s Day Initiative | Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society 

Published with permission of The Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society.   “Recently, National Philoptochos President Maria Logus, met a young soldier who had just returned from overseas. After learning about his experiences, she inquired about the needs of active service members. His response was immediate and simple – prepaid phone...

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Philoptochos and Operation Housewarming

Philoptochos and Operation Housewarming

Operation Housewarming A thriving ministry of the Philoptochos chapters of the Boston Metropolis They were called to serve and protect their country but on their return, with battle scars both visible and invisible, our veterans meander down a lonely path, forgotten and lost. The human spirit can endure only so...

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The Basics of Orthodox Christianity

The Basics of Orthodox Christianity

  Have you ever referred to God as the “Man upstairs?”  Listen as Fr. Chris opens the program with Fr. Steven Freeman, author of Everywhere Present:  Christianity in a One Story Universe. They talk about the reality that God is omnipresent, not on the second floor but right here with us....

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Giving Your Life for Another – Honoring Veteran’s Sunday

Giving Your Life for Another – Honoring Veteran’s Sunday

  President Harry Truman was the object of an assassination attempt in which two secret service agents were killed while protecting him. In recounting the experience of that terrible day, the President said, “You can’t imagine how a man feels when someone else dies for him.” The Old Testament recounts...

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Finally home – Burying the homeless

Finally home – Burying the homeless

The homeless dead carried to graves by Christian young men In an earlier article “Soldier in the Streets” (http://myocn.net/soldier-in-the-streets/), OCN shared an up-close and personal interaction with a homeless veteran in Boston. His relationship to Christ was that of sitting on a back door stoop in tattered clothes staring with bleary...

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Conflict and Faith

Conflict and Faith

In honor of Veterans Day, Fr. Ernesto shares his insight as a veteran regarding the spiritual concerns for military personnel returning from combat. He also discusses the restrictions and canons for clergy in war time. We also hear a timely interview with Nicolai Petro, a professor of comparative and international politics...

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Parenting

Parenting

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI) We’ll continue our monthly theme of New Beginnings with Dr. Randa Anderson of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute, here to talk with us about the many ways in which parenting offers us the chance to begin again.  But first, we’ll hear from Mary Bochanis, an...

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