Prayer Corners Around the World

Prayer Corners Around the World

Prayer Corners Around the World Join the Orthodox Christian Network #prayercornerchallenge by posting a picture or video of your prayer corner as a post or story. The main requirement is that you NOT appear in it. The goal is to flood Facebook with #prayercornermovement to give a twist on the situation...

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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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Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Downside of Books and the Written Word

Understanding and Living Our Faith: The Downside of Books and the Written Word

“The person who is in communion with Him who inspired those who wrote the Divine Scriptures, and is initiated by Him into the undivulged secrets of the hidden mysteries, will himself be an inspired book to others…” (St. Symeon the New Theologian) I love books. I read constantly, usually reading...

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Pan-Orthodox Celebration in Response to Christian Persecution

Pan-Orthodox Celebration in Response to Christian Persecution

Ft Lauderdale, Florida Faithful Christians of all the Orthodox Christian parishes in South Florida along with their parish priests will gather at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church this Sunday at 6:00 PM to pray for suffering and persecuted Christians throughout the world on the ocassion of the Sunday of...

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Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarch Kirill: Pan-Orthodox Council Should Show the Unity of Orthodoxy to the World

Patriarchal Press Service — On February 2, 2015, addressing the Bishops’ Conference, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, spoke about the process of preparations for a Pan-Orthodox Council to take place in 2016 in Constantinople. He reminded the bishops of the stance expressed by the Russian Orthodox...

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Three Holy Hierarchs: St Basil the Great, St Gregory the Theologian, and St John Chrysostom

Three Holy Hierarchs: St Basil the Great, St Gregory the Theologian, and St John Chrysostom

In the 11th century AD, there was a growing dispute among the faithful over which of these great saints was greater than the others. This led to fractures, with some favouring the teachings of St. Basil over St. Gregory and vise-versa. In order to bring an end to this pointless...

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