For the Life of the World: Toward a Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church

For the Life of the World: Toward a Social Ethos of the Orthodox Church

His Eminence Metropolitan Savas Discusses a statement on the social doctrine of the Orthodox Christian Church We are pleased to announce myOCN Community Online Gathering this coming Thursday, June 11th, at 7:00 pm EST with special guest His Eminence Metropolitan Savas. We will discuss a social doctrine of the Orthodox...

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Psalm 46—Be Still and Know that I Am God

Psalm 46—Be Still and Know that I Am God

Be still and know that I Am God. Psalm 46:10 “The nations rage, the kingdoms totter.” (Psalm 46:6) One could read this verse and think of the current situations in this country of pandemic and civil unrest. One could also read this verse and think of the state of our...

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Can Kids Be Saints?

Can Kids Be Saints?

Kids Can Be Saints The Bravest Kids are Kids who are Saints. Our Orthodox Church remembers lots of children who became saints. And why are they saints? Well, because they loved (and still love) God very much! Even though they were kids, they knew that loving our Lord, Jesus Christ...

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Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961) – Part I

Saint Luke the Surgeon, Archbishop of Crimea (1877-1961) – Part I

Metropolitan Nectarios of Argolis   If you ever find yourself on the Holy Mountain or in other old churches, you will notice that many of them are painted red. If you ask the monks, they will tell you that the colour symbolizes the blood of Christ and His saints. It...

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