Posts about young adults

The Sounding

Teen Review: St. George and the Dragon

Elena Praggastis and her mother Brenda both read Michael Lotti’s new book, St. George and the Dragon. They agreed to read the book separately and…

Jun 28, 2014
Orthodoxy Explained

In a New York State of Mind

Jessie Beddoe, one of our teen contributors at OCN, shares the story of a special experience she had during a visit to New York City. What started out…

Jun 10, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Perspectives: Faith and Science

Listen carefully as Dr. Stamatis Vokos, who is both a scientist and a man of faith, talks to Fr. Chris about miracles. Faith and science are frequently…

Jun 07, 2014
The Sounding

Disturbing Legends: Behind the Wisconsin Stabbing

Just when you think you’ve heard everything, there’s a new story in the news to shock you. One week ago, two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls, Morgan Geyser…

Jun 07, 2014
The Sounding

My Not Greek, Not Russian Orthodoxy

Usually when people hear the word Orthodox, they either think “Greek” or “Russian,” and some even think Orthodox Jewish. However, my Orthodoxy…

Jun 05, 2014
Orthodox Life with Fr. Jason Roll

Be Giving

In this Episode, we discuss how to consider someone who is less fortunate asking us for money on the street. Do we ignore them and assume they are going…

Jun 02, 2014
Orthodox Life with Fr. Jason Roll

The Selfless Selfie

In this episode, we challenge ourselves to analyze the real reasons we post pictures of ourselves and others. Are we posting this picture for fun, or for…

May 18, 2014
The Sounding

“Honey, it’s time to get married!”

For 18 years of my life, my parents have told me that school was my number one priority in life. Personally, I never had a problem with this since school…

Apr 22, 2014
Orthodox Life with Fr. Jason Roll

Bright Week

In this episode, Fr. Jason discusses the conclusion of our Lenten journey and the significance of Bright Week. He challenges us to not just abandon the…

Apr 20, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Boredom and Sin

We begin this week with Fr. Michael Sorial of Saint Anianus Coptic Orthodox Church in Princeton, NJ, who talks with us about the connection between boredom…

Apr 10, 2014