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You Did So Much for Missions in 2018! There are Ways to Do Even More in 2019!

OCMC News - Sat, 2019/12/21 - 12:00pm
We pray that you and your family had a blessed Nativity! As 2018 draws to a close, we invite you to reflect on the amazing witness to the Orthodox Faith that you made possible! You...

Matthew 21:18-43

Orthros Gospel Reading
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Matthew 24:3-35

Vespers Gospel Reading
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Matthew 21:1-11; 15-17

Daily Readings and Saints - Sun, 2019/04/21 - 12:00pm
Matins Gospel Reading
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St. Paul's Letter to the Philippians 4:4-9

Daily Readings and Saints - Sun, 2019/04/21 - 12:00pm
Epistle Reading
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John 12:1-18

Daily Readings and Saints - Sun, 2019/04/21 - 12:00pm
Gospel Reading
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Sermon on the Apostolic Reading for Palm Sunday (Philippians 4:4-9)

OCN Now - Sun, 2019/04/21 - 8:09am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios In his Letter to the Philippians, the great Apostle to the Nations, St.Paul urges us to always be joyful. He stresses it repeatedly, that the Christian should always have joy. Along with this, he also tells us the ways a Christian can manage to do so,...

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Can I Fast from Social Media?: A Holy Week Meditation

OCN Now - Sun, 2019/04/21 - 12:30am

Do I have to fast from food or can I fast from social media? This is a very common question and sometimes makes sense to a lot of us, because social media can be more distracting to our spiritual life than food. How about if I am vegetarian does that...

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Lazarus Saturday

OCN Now - Sat, 2019/04/20 - 8:30am

Fr. Lev Gillet   Strictly speaking, Lent ends on the Friday which follows the fifth Sunday of Lent: the period of forty days is then over. The time of the Passion lasts from the end of Lent until the Resurrection, anticipated on Holy Saturday. It therefore comprises the Saturday which...

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Saturday of Lazarus: Fully God, Fully Man

OCN Now - Sat, 2019/04/20 - 5:30am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When Martha heard that Jesus was coming, she went and met Him, while Mary sat in the house.  Martha said to Jesus, “Lord,...

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Isaiah 66:10-24

Daily Readings and Saints - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 12:00pm
Old Testament Reading
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Genesis 49:33-50:26

Daily Readings and Saints - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 12:00pm
Old Testament Reading
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Proverbs 31:8-31

Daily Readings and Saints - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 12:00pm
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Saint Joasaph of Meteora

OCN Now - Fri, 2019/04/19 - 8:36am

Georgios Martzelos St Joasaph was the son of the pious ruler of Epirus and Thessaly Symeon Sinisi, who was descended from the royal house of Nemanja and was proclaimed “tsar of the Greeks, the Serbs and the Albanians” under the name of “Symeon Uros Palaeologus”. His mother, Thomaïs, was the...

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Be Transformed: Holy Week

OCN Now - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 11:30pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that you may prove what is the...

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The Journey of Holy Week: Form Versus Substance, Choosing Your Services

OCN Now - Thu, 2019/04/18 - 11:02am

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the Lord; throughout your generations...

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Kairos – As we Approach Holy Week

OCN Now - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 11:01pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When Jesus had spoken these words, He lifted up His eyes to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify Thy Son...

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They didn’t understand!

OCN Now - Wed, 2019/04/17 - 9:06am

Have you ever not understood something at first, but then you did later? Maybe you heard somebody say something, but it didn’t mean anything to you…but then later, you really got it. Today, on this wonderful feast of Palm Sunday, the Gospel reading tells us how our Lord entered Jerusalem....

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