Hurricane Harvey Special Report - It Will be a Great Story of Hope
Hurricane Harvey Special Report - It Will be a Great Story of Hope

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris Metropulos speaks with Fr. Luke Palumbis of St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church in Houston, Texas.  Fr. Luke tells us that while the devastation is unlike anything he has seen, it’s the inspiration of Houstonians and Texans reaching out and helping one another that will be memorialized as a great story of hope.  Seventeen homes where flooded within this parish.  Fr. Luke has recently given HPD and first responders a blessing to utilize its campus as the staging center for neighborhood evacuations in the area.

To learn how you can help the Houston community, please visit St. Basil the Great Greek Orthodox Church on Facebook by clicking here.    In addition Texas Strong Shirts, designed by one of the youth from St. Basil, are available for purchase on the St. Basil’s Facebook page – 100% of the profits will go to donations toward Hurricane Harvey.

You can also visit the International Orthodox Christian Charities site and donate to their Hurricane Harvey Response Fund.

The OCN continues to pray for Houston and all those affected by the storm and its aftermath.



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Fr. Chris Metropulos

Shaped by a life of service to Christ’s Church, Fr. Christopher has dedicated himself to using all the tools God has placed at his disposal to spread the light of Orthodoxy across America. As Founding Father and host of the Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) and the “Come Receive The Light” national Orthodox Christian radio program, he shepherds a dynamic and rapidly expanding ministry bringing joy, hope, and salvation in Jesus Christ to millions of listeners on Internet and land-based radio around the world in more than 130 countries. Fr. Christopher is the former President of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and Parish Priest of Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.