The Struggle for Holiness

The Struggle for Holiness

Fr. Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Savior Monastery   We are powerless to change those bad habits that dominate our lives without help from God. However we may attempt to change behavior, we can not do battle with the passions unless we surrender ourselves in humility to God, for such change...

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‘I am He Who is speaking to you’

‘I am He Who is speaking to you’

Rafael Ch. Misiaoulis   Christ has risen! The fifth Sunday after Easter and the Church presents us with the dialogue between the Lord and a Samaritan woman. This was a dialogue of real substance and a validity that will last throughout the ages, with a great deal to say to...

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A Special Anniversary and Why It’s Important to Worship

A Special Anniversary and Why It’s Important to Worship

The OCN family is sending prayers and warmest wishes for a speedy recovery to Fr. Stavros following his surgery.  We hope his recovery period finds him steadier, stronger, and healthier with each day.   We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team.  ...

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