Film with Jonathan Jackson – Elder Joseph the Hesychast

Film with Jonathan Jackson – Elder Joseph the Hesychast


Film No Longer Available

*This film was available until May 22nd 2020. At this time they haven’t released any new information for viewing but we will bring you updates as they come.  Be sure to signup up here.  We are excited to announce the film is released until 5/22 (available for a limited time here). This is a follow up post to our Let’s Talk Virtual Discussion with Jonathan Jackson who plays Elder Joseph in the movie. Watch it and encourage your family and friends to do likewise. It is a testimony to worshiping the sacred over the spectacular that the world teaches us to do.

We are pleased to welcome special guest Jonathan Jackson, a five-time Emmy Award winner, musician, author, and devout convert to Orthodox Christianity at myOCN Community Online Gathering Thursday, April 16th, at 4:00 pm EST. He recently played the role of St. Joseph in the film “Elder Joseph the Hesychast”. The film depicts the life of an ascetic monk of Mt. Athos who was recently canonized a Saint by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. At this time we do not have a release date, however we will share with OCN Viewers and Supporters once it’s released. Limited Availability. If you would like to join the conversation, please register to receive sign-in instructions.  

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More about Jonathan Jackson


Jonathan Jackson is a musician, actor, and writer. He is a five-time EMMY® Award-winning actor and Critics’ Choice Award nominee, who has starred in numerous TV and films including ABC/CMT’s hit drama “Nashville” “General Hospital” “Tuck Everlasting” “The Deep End Of The Ocean” and “Insomnia”.
His band Enation has performed alongside artists across the musical spectrum, including post-punk legends Echo & The Bunnymen, the iconic Sarah McLachlan, Echosmith and more. Their new album, Ultraviolet Empire, is set to be released in the fall of 2020 and is co-produced by GRAMMY® Award winning producer Colin Linden.
Jonathan is also a published author. His current books include a work of Mystical Poetry entitled, “Book of Solace and Madness” and the non-fiction prose “The Mystery of Art”, which has been translated into multiple languages. Jonathan currently resides in Nashville, TN with his wife, Elisa, and his three children. He enjoys Greek coffee, good wine, and music.

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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.