The Tax-collector and the Pharisee and the Lenten Triodion

The Tax-collector and the Pharisee and the Lenten Triodion

Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou   There is more to Lent than fasting, and there is more to fasting than food. This principle lies at the heart of the Lenten Triodion, the main hymnbook of Lent. Lent is without doubt the richest and most distinctive season of the ecclesiastical year. The Lenten...

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A Chef Sophia Fennel Fritters Lenten Recipe

A Chef Sophia Fennel Fritters Lenten Recipe

We all know it can be hard to find recipes that fit into our Lenten Fast.  To give you a new option for you and your family to try, I prepared some Fennel Fritters on MyOCN Instagram MyStory. It was so fun cooking for all of you! I know not...

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Intensity, Freedom, and Joy — A Lenten Message

Intensity, Freedom, and Joy — A Lenten Message

”THE DIVINE SERVICES OF THE CHURCH are words in which we converse and speak to God with our worship and with our love. The hours spent closest to Paradise are the hours spent in the church together with all our brethren when we celebrate the Divine Liturgy, when we sing...

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This Week in Orthodoxy: Special Lenten Edition

This Week in Orthodoxy: Special Lenten Edition

Hello, I’m Emmy Louvaris with “This Week in Orthodoxy,” the world’s only online video newscast focused on events in the life of the Orthodox Church. We have a special Lenten Edition of This Week in Orthodoxy. How do you turn the young Orthodox Christian on to the idea of Lent?...

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