On the Chance to Be Great

On the Chance to Be Great


Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Alison R. Plotas, President of Be Great, whose son Alexander is the inspiration for the foundation.    Alexander died at the age of 13 months due to complications after a SUCCESSFUL Allogeneic Cord Blood Transplant (commonly known as a Bone Marrow Transplant “BMT”).  BE GREAT was established November 2011, by Alison and Pete Plotas, 7 weeks later.   Alison shares the story of how she and her husband clung to their Orthodox faith during this difficult time and how Be Great helps other families going through similar situations.

Click here for more information about the foundation and how you can help.

Enjoy each day without expectation.

Smile a lot. Be happy.



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About author

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.