How should we react to doubts about faith?

How should we react to doubts about faith?

Saint Theophan the Recluse   Almost everyone has doubts, on occasion, concerning God and faith. These can be resolved, however, with opposing thoughts which confirm the truth of divine revelation as regards human beings and the world: the order and harmony of the universe, the miracle of life, all the...

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OCN & EWTN: Who Am I, Really? What Am I?

OCN & EWTN: Who Am I, Really? What Am I?

Who Am I, Really? What Am I? SEND YOUR QUESTIONS HERE. Join Fr. Mitch Pacwa of EWTN(Eternal Word Television Network) and Fr. Christopher Metropulos of OCN (Orthodox Christian Network) respectively for an exciting and meaningful conversation Tuesday, August 11th on myOCN Facebook at 8pm.  Fr. Mitch and Fr. Chris will...

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LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

LIVE Adult Education: Shared Experience of the Orthodox Christian Faith

Join Adult Education Facebook LIVE Discussion is on summer break and be will be returning to #myOCN’s Facebook in September 2020. Join here LIVE on OCN FACEBOOK Sunday at 11:30 am EST.   These are not classes on high theology that are intimidating or difficult to understand. We focus on the...

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How To Be Strong In Our Faith With The Holy Spirit

How To Be Strong In Our Faith With The Holy Spirit

Have you ever wondered how much water is in the Mississippi River? More than 5 million gallons! Or in the Amazon River? Almost 60 million gallons! That much water is more than we can ever imagine… we just know it’s a lot! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear how our...

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How Does Free Will Affect My Faith?

How Does Free Will Affect My Faith?

Answers to questions surrounding the Christian faith. Email us yours at: info@myocn.net Question: So does free will affect my faith? Absolutely! Answer: I grew up in a context in which the notion of libertarian freedom (freedom of the will) was routinely undermined. I can still remember sitting in our family...

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Inspirational: Overcoming COVID-19 with Faith

Inspirational: Overcoming COVID-19 with Faith

Overcoming COVID-19 with Faith myOCN Community Online Gathering Thursday, May 28th, at 7:00 pm EST with special guests Fr. Costa and Presbytera Pauline Pavlakos both home and healthy after being diagnosed with, and hospitalized for COVID-19, within a few days of each other. We will talk about their recent struggle...

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Is There a God?

Is There a God?

Answers to questions surrounding the Christian faith. Email us yours at: info@myocn.net Question: In the midst of tragedies, wars or conflicts, epidemic or pandemic, or even any loss the same question is asked. Is there a God? Answer: Why did God allow that to happen? If there was a God,...

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5 Ways to Unite with Faith Over Fear

5 Ways to Unite with Faith Over Fear

#FaithOverFear: Let’s Talk LIVE Online Community Gathering this coming Thursday, March 26th at 4:00 pm EST. Join our free event from your home.  This is generously brought to you through the James and Joanne Mitchell Foundation, Inc.   Things have been changing so fast these past few weeks. We continue to...

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The Achievement of Faith (11th Sunday of Luke- of the Forefathers) [3]

The Achievement of Faith (11th Sunday of Luke- of the Forefathers) [3]

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi   All the temptations, whenever they overcome us, do, indeed, injure us and are obstacles on our path. Their sole aim is to erode love. Satan concocts situations and events which, in essence, don’t really exist but which befuddle the minds of those who are either...

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The Achievement of Faith (11th Sunday of Luke- of the Forefathers) [2]

The Achievement of Faith (11th Sunday of Luke- of the Forefathers) [2]

Elder Joseph of Vatopaidi   Now we proceed with the same faith, which is no longer abstract, however, because the promises have come, the fullness of time has arrived, the incarnation of the Word of God has occurred and the ‘angel of great counsel’ has appeared (Is. 9, 6). Our...

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