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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Georgetown University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship Chapter Hosts an Interfaith Ministry for Refugees

Georgetown University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship Chapter Hosts an Interfaith Ministry for Refugees

On Wednesday, April 19th, Georgetown University’s Orthodox Christian Fellowship (OCF) chapter hosted an Interfaith Ministry for Refugees, where students learned more about the humanitarian relief work of International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) and other charities in Greece.  The event provided students with a chance to get involved and support the...

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IOCC Fundraiser Features Byzantine Music

IOCC Fundraiser Features Byzantine Music

International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is hosting “An Evening of Byzantine Chant” on Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Enjoy the timeless cadences of the Eastern Church performed by leading cantors.  A wine reception will follow – all are welcome! OCN will be there as official...

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FEMA Hosts Webinar on Active Shooter Situations.

FEMA Hosts Webinar on Active Shooter Situations.

Church shootings aren’t common in the US but there is a rise of Christian persecution around the world and it seems important to start the dialogue of making sure US churches are safe. Earlier this week I spoke with Dan Christopulos, Country Representative – USA, International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC)...

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Fr Michael Rosco Memorial House Blessing Set for December

Fr Michael Rosco Memorial House Blessing Set for December

Fr Michael Rosco Memorial House Blessing/Dedication & IOCC Team Build Date Set  PERTH AMBOY, NJ — St. John’s Church is pleased to announce the dedication and blessing of the Habitat for Humanity Memorial Building Project as set for Wednesday, December 07, 2016! This is...

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Memory Eternal, Remembering September 11

Memory Eternal, Remembering September 11

Fifteen years ago, more than 3,000 people were killed on September 11 in America’s attack by terrorists. Victims at the World Trade Center included people on the flights, workers in the building, emergency first responders, and people fleeing in the streets. The attacks have also claimed the lives of a...

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Orthodox Dialogue and Flooding in Louisiana

Orthodox Dialogue and Flooding in Louisiana

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris. These are some of the stories making headlines Friday, August 26, 2016 1. Meeting between OCA and traditionalist Anglicans is held 2. Baton Rouge Orthodox...

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IOCC Makes a Difference in US

IOCC Makes a Difference in US

The International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is a beacon of hope in a time of disaster.  Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC US Country Representative, Dan Christopulos, on the aid they are currently offering in Louisiana and West Virginia.  Whether it’s a Clean Up Bucket, an Emergency Response Van...

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Fire Recovery, Ionian Village and IOCC

Fire Recovery, Ionian Village and IOCC

Welcome to “This Week in Orthodoxy”, the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. I’m Emmy Louvaris and these are some of the stories making headlines Friday, August 12th, 2016. • Rising from the ashes, Holy Trinity learns parish life goes on after...

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West Virginia isn’t out of the water yet.

West Virginia isn’t out of the water yet.

In a recent letter posted on the Antiochian Archdiocese website titled “Need for Charity after West Virginia Flooding”, Fr. Christopher Eid, Dean of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Charleston, West Virginia described the current situation in WV.   The entire state of West Virginia has undergone, recently, heavy rain which...

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