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Is It Really Possible to Pray Without Ceasing?

What is prayer? According to Paul, we are supposed to “Pray without ceasing.” How is this even possible? Jim Wellington seeks to answer these questions…

Mar 03, 2015

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…

Mar 03, 2015

Creed and Confessions in the Orthodox Church

Q: I am interested in the “synod of Jerusalem” held in the 17th century, and in a book called the “Diocletian Confession,” I think. It was the…

Mar 02, 2015

What Is the Relationship between Faith and Science?

During a question and answer time after a lecture, His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware was asked about the relationship between faith and science—particularly…

Feb 18, 2015

Position on Pornography

According to surveys, nearly one ­third of Orthodox Christian teens are unsure whether pornography is right or wrong.1 This is approximately the same…

Jan 14, 2015

Εξαγοραζόμενοι τον καιρόν

Οι άγιοι έγιναν άγιοι γιατί ήξεραν να αξιοποιούν εν Χριστώ την κάθε τους στιγμή και…

Jan 02, 2015

A Savior Has Been Born So That We May Be Rescued

Many people approach Christmas exhausted from the weeks of holiday parties and shopping, but they miss the joy of birth of their Savior. Jesus Christ has…

Jan 01, 2015

Vasilopita

It has always been an honor to be named after St. Basil.  Known for his generosity and care for the poor, St. Basil was also a brilliant theologian. …

Dec 31, 2014

Islamists blow up church, desecrate bones of Armenian genocide vitcims

Lord have mercy! Last month, a chilling report in the Independent, filed from Syria by Robert Fisk, revealed that “Islamists’ destruction of a…

Dec 03, 2014

Thanksgiving Explained – We Hold Ourselves to a Higher Power

Every wonder where the Thanksgiving holiday came from?  After 45 short years of life, I have to admit that I did not know.  But this year, the knowledge…

Dec 03, 2014

Live Broadcast of Patriarchal Thronal Feast

Bookmark this page and return to it at the appropriate times to watch the live broadcast of the Thronal Feast of St. Andrew at the Ecumenical Patriarchate…

Nov 29, 2014

Hierarchs Renew Support for Assembly Agencies

Dallas, TX — The Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America convened for a second day of meetings on Wednesday in Dallas,…

Sep 18, 2014

10 Cents Per Day Can Help Reach Millions for Christ

In 2014, OCN experienced amazing growth of 2,500% and is reaching millions of people worldwide, 72% of whom are 34 or younger…the next generation of Church leaders! Please join us, as we plan for even greater growth in 2015. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide. Thank you for your support.

Wishing you many blessings! — Fr. Christopher Metropulos, OCN Executive Director

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