What is ‘Byzanfest’ and what’s the purpose of this festival?

What is ‘Byzanfest’ and what’s the purpose of this festival?

Watch now  Chris Vlahonasios, founder of the ‘Byzanfest’, at his interview to Pemptousia talks about the festival and its purpose. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly of Canonical Bishops of the United States of America . It...

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Sermon on the feast day of St Luke the Evangelist

Sermon on the feast day of St Luke the Evangelist

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   On October 18th, our Church honors the distinguished figure of St. Luke the Evangelist. He was a Greek from the Great city of Antioch in Syria (today’s Antakya). It was here that he studied medicine, in a city that was renowned for the development of...

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‘Photography as a tool in Orthodox ministry based on www.orthphoto.net experience’

‘Photography as a tool in Orthodox ministry based on www.orthphoto.net experience’

Watch Aleksander Wasyluk’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN...

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The Hero’s Journey. Walking the path to Christ Likeness

The Hero’s Journey. Walking the path to Christ Likeness

Orthodox Christian Network Parish Partner Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Washington, DC hosted popular “Orthodoxy Boot Camp” lecture series!  Over 100 participants.  Sponsored by: Saint Sophia Ministry of Outreach and Evangelism & Young Adult League (YAL). Media Sponsor: Orthodox Christian Network. Check out previous series.  Divine Liturgy 101 – Breaking...

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‘Navigating youth engagement in digital media’

‘Navigating youth engagement in digital media’

Watch Nicholas Savas’ speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN...

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The Seed of the Word of God and the Ground

The Seed of the Word of God and the Ground

Ioannis Karavidopoulos, Professor of the School of Theology of the University of Thessaloniki   The parable of the sower is a wake-up call for self-criticism and self-knowledge. People often wonder and are surprised at the apparent failure of Christianity in the world, which can be seen to a greater or...

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They’re blown away

They’re blown away

Saint Nectarios of Pentapolis   Believers who have loosed the bonds of egotism, which strangle their love and prevent them from acting and from seeing beyond their limited horizon, are blown far away and are liberated from the tyrannical yoke of slavery to egotism, thus abolishing the wretched worship of...

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The Parable of the Sower

The Parable of the Sower

Metropolitan Panteleimon of Antinoes   In today’s Gospel reading, the Evangelist Luke presented the Parable of Sower. Our Lord Jesus Christ used examples from the daily life to express the heavenly and divine truths. He was able in this way to help the man of good will to understand and...

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‘Technologies and strategies used today in the virtual environment: an Orthodox perspective’

‘Technologies and strategies used today in the virtual environment: an Orthodox perspective’

Watch Bogdan Zamfirescu’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN...

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‘ἐκδοθήτω, Γραφήτω Let It Be Published, Let It Be Written: Imprimatur, Catechism, and the Digital Age’

‘ἐκδοθήτω, Γραφήτω Let It Be Published, Let It Be Written: Imprimatur, Catechism, and the Digital Age’

Watch Fr John Parker’s speech at the 2nd International Conference on Digital Media and Orthodox Pastoral Care DMOPC18 which took place from 18th-21st June 2018 at the Orthodox Academy of Crete, organized under the High Auspices of His All Holliness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX...

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Directly linked

Directly linked

Archimandrite Ephraim, Abbot of the Vatopaidi Monastery   We believe that the sole ray of hope and optimism concerning the doubtful quality of life of young people today can come only from heaven, from God. Because the Triune God, Who is revealed and lives in the Orthodox Church, is a...

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Proof that God Exists

Proof that God Exists

Metropolitan of Gortyn and Megalopolis, Ieremias   In these talks, my friends, we’re presenting in simple form the well-known work of Saint John Damaskinos (the Damascan): The Exact Exposition of the Orthodox Faith. We know that God is beyond our capacity to understand. This doesn’t mean, however, that He’s left...

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