Divine Liturgy on Holy Pentecost

Divine Liturgy on Holy Pentecost

Today we celebrate the Feast of Pentecost, which happened and is always celebrated 50 days after the Resurrection of our Lord. At Pentecost, the disciples received the Holy Spirit as tongues of fire, fulfilling the promise that Christ had given them while He was still with them. This spirit was...

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Divine Liturgy – Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

Divine Liturgy – Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council

On this Sunday, we commemorate the Fathers of the First Ecumenical Council. The Church was strengthened into one faith through the preaching of the Apostles and the doctrines of the Fathers. The Church is robed in truth woven of the word of God from above. It teaches truth, and glorifies...

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LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

LIVE! Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

On Sunday, May 25th, there is a live broadcast from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem of the Service of Thanksgiving with Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.  The service is scheduled to start at 7:00pm local time in Jerusalem (12:00pm Eastern and 9:00am Pacific USA time)   The...

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Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

Apostolic Pilgrimage: Historical Context

As the participants in the historic meeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis begin assembling in Rome and Jerusalem, OCN’s Dr. Keith Massey presents a brief overview of the historical significance of the meeting on May 25th in Jerusalem. This apostolic pilgrimage represents a meeting of Andrew and Peter, the...

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VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Discusses the Call for Fraternal Cooperation in a Suffering World

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, explains the history of the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land between the two brother Bishops, Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. As the successors to this historic meeting, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will also discuss the...

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VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Explains the Purpose of the Meeting in Jersualem

VIDEO: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Explains the Purpose of the Meeting in Jersualem

His All-Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople-New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch, discusses the 1964 encounter in the Holy Land between Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras; and the symbolic confirmation of the ongoing commitment to the path of reconciliation between the two Churches. He explains the purpose of his upcoming...

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Divine Liturgy: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Divine Liturgy: Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! The Samaritan Woman, having come to the well in faith, beheld You, the Water of Wisdom from which she drank plentifully and inherited the Heavenly Kingdom as one who is blessed forever. +Kontakion in the Plagal of the Fourth Tone Sunday of the...

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VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios Discusses the Upcoming Meeting in Jerusalem

VIDEO: Archbishop Demetrios Discusses the Upcoming Meeting in Jerusalem

His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America explains the historic significance of the meeting in Jerusalem, May 24-26, between Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. He also discusses the issues facing Christians in the Middle East and the developing cooperation between the two Churches to address these problems. Archbishop Demetrios is...

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VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

VIDEO: Fr. Karloutsos Discusses the Importance of the Upcoming Meeting

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople-New Rome and Pope Francis of Rome will meet in Jerusalem, May 24-26, 2014, to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of their predecessors, Pope Paul VI and Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras. Fr. Alexander Karloutsos, of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, discusses the historical significance of the...

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Divine Liturgy for Sunday of the Paralytic

Divine Liturgy for Sunday of the Paralytic

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! I am grievously paralyzed in a multitude of sins and wrongful deeds. As You raised up the paralytic of old, also raise up my soul by Your divine guidance, that I may cry out, “Glory to Your Power O Compassionate Christ.” +Kontakion in...

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Divine Liturgy – Sunday of the Myrrhbearers

Divine Liturgy – Sunday of the Myrrhbearers

Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! When You descended to death, O Immortal Life, then, the light of Your divinity destroyed Hades. When You raised the dead from the depths of darkness, all the heavenly powers cried out, “Glory to You our Christ, the Giver of Life.” Lowering Your...

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LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

LIVE! Resurrection Service and Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom

Watch the midnight service of Pascha live as it is broadcast from Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The service begins at 11:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the Orthodox Christian Network...

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