Learning from the Coronavirus Apocalypse

Learning from the Coronavirus Apocalypse

Will people return to the Church? What about the faith building programs we used to attend? At myOCN Community Online Gathering where we will answer the hard questions that need to be addressed. Thursday, October 1st, at 7:00 pm EST with special guest Terry Mattingly and Rev. Fr. Christopher Metropulos. OCN...

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Let’s Talk Live: Our Orthodox Moment

Let’s Talk Live: Our Orthodox Moment

Let’s Talk Live with Athanasius Yohan I (born K.P. Yohannan) & Fr. Christopher Metropulos We are pleased to announce our myOCN Community Online Gathering this coming Thursday, September 3rd, at 7:00 pm EST with special guest Athanasius Yohan I (born K.P. Yohannan). Fr. Christopher Metropulos, our Executive Director, will be offering...

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The Church and Churches

The Church and Churches

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   In his second discourse ‘On the Procession of the Holy Sprit’, Saint Gregory Palamas writes: ‘It was the common fate of all the Churches to fall away from the correct way of thinking, since over...

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Living the Church in the Home Today

Living the Church in the Home Today

Fr. Bassam Nassif, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology, University of Balamand   Pemptousia, Orthodoxia News Agency stress need to unite our voices, strengthen presence of Orthodox world amid pandemic. The editors and staff of both the online magazine Pemptousia, which focuses on Orthodoxy, scholarly research and culture, as well as the...

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Do All Religions Lead to God?

Do All Religions Lead to God?

Answers to questions surrounding the Christian faith. Email us yours at: info@myocn.net Question: Do All Religions Lead to God? Answer: When we speak about religion, we need to understand what we mean by it. Organized and established religions? Spirituality? Traditional faith? Belief systems? Etc. This diversity of perception and interpretation...

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LIVE Streaming Orthodox Church Services Around the World

LIVE Streaming Orthodox Church Services Around the World

 Online Church Services Streamed from Your Device OCN offers online streaming of Orthodox worship services throughout the world. These streamed services are especially beneficial as the closure of many Churches. Watch them with your family or just have them play in the background. As the situation continues to change, please...

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The Twelve Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom offers Live Streaming Services

The Twelve Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom offers Live Streaming Services

Welcome to The Twelve Apostles Greek Orthodox Church. The church is one of many Greek Orthodox churches in the United Kingdom. It serves as the spiritual center for the community of Hertfordshire and beyond. Any visitor to our church will tell you that it is like a little monastery you...

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Who Takes You to Church?

Who Takes You to Church?

Do you go with your parents or your grandparents? Do you sometimes go with a friend or with your Godmother or Godfather? Today is one of the 12 great feasts of our Church. We celebrate the day that Mary and Joseph brought the 40-day-old baby Jesus into the holy Temple....

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Time and the Church – 2

Time and the Church – 2

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   The eschatological nature of the Church is revealed especially in the sacrament of the Divine Liturgy. The celebration of this sacrament is the central and pre-eminently eschatological action of the Church. It is its Liturgy (= function). It constitutes...

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Time and the Church – 1

Time and the Church – 1

George Mantzaridis, Professor Emeritus, Theological School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   Christ’s advent brought the kingdom of God into the world. And the realm where the kingdom of God is made manifest is the Church. This retains eternity within history and provides history with the perspective of eternity. The Church...

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