Liturgy Unlocked: Orthodox Christian Bootcamp

Liturgy Unlocked: Orthodox Christian Bootcamp

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. Orthodox Christian Bootcamp Lecture Series Have you ever...

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What is the Church?

What is the Church?

Panteleïmon Tomazos   What is the Church? How do we define it? The Church and life are hard to define, because what’s defined is confined. The Church can be described only through the language of images, such as a vine, the body of Christ or the flock of rational sheep....

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated Worldwide

Why do we celebrate the Sunday of Orthodoxy on the first Sunday of Lent, what are it’s implications for us today as it had for the 9th century Byzantine Empire? The defeat of Iconoclasm in 843 led to the veneration of icons, the restoration of Icons and the birth of...

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Seven Ways to Answer, “What is Orthodoxy?”

Seven Ways to Answer, “What is Orthodoxy?”

Answers to questions surrounding the Christian faith. Email us yours at: info@myocn.net http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/crtl080616.mp3 Listen Now. In this edition of Come Receive the Light, we listen to an interview with Dr. Lynn Ponton on children and violence. Is the child’s environment too violent?  Dr. Ponton suggests we look at surrounding life...

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Theological and Historical Aspects of Lent

Theological and Historical Aspects of Lent

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/OCN_Now_2016/OCN_Now_Archbishop_Demetrios_Great_Lent_160316.mp3 His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios spoke to the staff and students of Hellenic College Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology during the Annual Clean Monday Retreat. Listen as he addresses theological and historical perspectives of the Lenten Journey that awaits Orthodox Christians. This deep lesson of the larger soteriological...

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For God is With Us

For God is With Us

Listen Now Does God suffer when we suffer? Listen as His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia answers this question during a U.S lecture tour on aspects of Divine Compassion. In this recording, he is addressing the faithful at SS. Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church in Glenview, IL. The...

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It’s About Personal Relationships

It’s About Personal Relationships

http://radio.myocn.net/podcast/CRTL/On_Air/Fr_William_Chiganos_050915.mp3 Listen Now. Fr. William Chiganos addresses the Young Ruler’s sadness (Luke 18:18-23) regarding the answer he was given when he asked Christ about inheriting eternal life.  Was Christ’s answer so impossible?  Fr. William reminds us to always love people more than things, and to do our best as long as we...

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Crown them with Glory

Crown them with Glory

Marriage as martyrdom?  We have Fr. Nikolai Meyer of the St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in New Hartford, NY, to speak with us about a new website, Crown Them with Glory.  It’s a witness to the Orthodox understanding of marriage, sacrificial love, and staying true to Christ.  It also contains information...

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Should You Be a Martyr?

Should You Be a Martyr?

Listen Now.  At a time when Christians in the Middle East are suffering and dying for the Faith, contemplate a reading of one of Fr. Stanley Harakas’ essays originally written for the National Herald entitled “Should you be a martyr?” Listen to Fr. Stanley’s words about what it means to...

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Bodily and Spiritual Ascension of the Theotokos

Bodily and Spiritual Ascension of the Theotokos

In this week’s episode of Theologically Thinking, Fr. William Chiganos speaks about The Dormition of the Virgin Mary, Her Bodily and Spiritual Ascension. _______________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network on Google+.

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Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 2

Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 2

Listen to this second part of the series on the sermon of Patriarch Modestus on the Dormition of the Theotokos. Orthodox Christians know that great spiritual benefits come to us when we celebrate the feasts of the church, especially the Dormition, the feast that we precede with a 14 day...

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Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 1

Dormition of the Theotokos, Part 1

This podcast begins a 4-part series looking at one particular sermon, “An Encomium on the Dormition of our Most Holy Lady, Mary, Mother of God and Ever Virgin by our Father the Holy Modestus, Archbishop of Jerusalem.” This Orthodox podcast series will help Orthodox Christians as we progress through the...

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