On Remembering to Be Still and Praise God

On Remembering to Be Still and Praise God

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Nowadays we’re just as busy during the summer as we are during September and October and we seem to find it difficult to find space our own thoughts amid the chaos...

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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...

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On Managing Faith, Work and Family

On Managing Faith, Work and Family

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  In close to half of two-parent families, both parents work full time.  Join us as we discuss the importance of communication and connection, the keys to managing faith, work and family in...

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Growing Up Orthodox in a Military Family

Growing Up Orthodox in a Military Family

Interview with Commander Demetries Andrew Grimes Listen Now.  “Being from a military family, where we were moving every couple of years the first place we would find family is at our church.” In this interview Eleni Alexiou speaks with Commander Demetries Andrew Grimes about his Orthodox Christian faith journey.    He is US...

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‘At your deathless Dormition’, plagial tone two (Choir of Vatopaidi)

‘At your deathless Dormition’, plagial tone two (Choir of Vatopaidi)

Listen now  The Choir of the Fathers of Vatopaidi sing the Doxastiko at Lauds for the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God, in plagial tone two. Source: pemptousia.com     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a 501(c)3 and an official agency of the Assembly...

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On Faith, Physical Health, and Spiritual Battles

On Faith, Physical Health, and Spiritual Battles

Listen Now.  We begin with an interview featuring Dr. Elizabeth Kostas-Polston, who speaks about the connections between faith and physical health, particularly with regard to women’s health.  Our second conversation is with Fr. Dragos Herescu of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies at Cambridge, who speaks with Fr. Chris about...

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On Not Getting Trapped by the “What Ifs” in Life

On Not Getting Trapped by the “What Ifs” in Life

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss gathering up the pieces of our “best self” in our life so that we can move forward , choosing to move forward rather than to...

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On Our Relationship with God

On Our Relationship with God

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Lauren Green about her book, Lighthouse Faith.  Lauren is the Chief Religion Correspondent for Fox Television News.  She shares her personal testimony of her faith journey while in the media spotlight. Photo credit: Fox News ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network...

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Stop Numbing Out

Stop Numbing Out

Listen Now.   Join us as we discuss the importance of staying present, becoming self aware, and doing our best to avoid escaping our feelings through tv, the internet, games, and even food.  Click here for helpful resources on this topic, and the importance of participating in real life rather than numbing...

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On the Fight to End Slavery

On the Fight to End Slavery

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris speaks with Abraham George, the Global Director of Church Partnerships at International Justice Mission, the largest international anti-slavery organization in the world.  This is a fascinating conversation about the fight to end slavery and human trafficking today, and challenges all of us to do what we can...

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On Religious Freedom and Finding Common Ground

On Religious Freedom and Finding Common Ground

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Kristin Looney about the Newseum in Washington DC and her perspective on news reporting as Director of the Religious Freedom Center, one of the departments within the Newseum. Photo Credit: Religious Freedom Center ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is...

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On How the Lord Prepares Us for Our Roles in Life

On How the Lord Prepares Us for Our Roles in Life

Listen Now.  Join us as Fr. Chris talks with Constantine M. Triantafilou, Executive Director and CEO of International Orthodox Christian Charities, about his leadership role with IOCC, a missionary outreach celebrating its 25th anniversary, and how the Lord prepared him for his role.  It’s an encouraging story for us all and reminds...

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