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Self-absorption as a source of psychological problems

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/06/15 - 8:30am

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   Elder Sophrony, at Essex, called the internal and event he external state of egocentric people demonized spirituality which engenders all the passions and sins. The same saintly Elder, who lived in our own times, considered pride to be the root of all...

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Why Do We Pray?  To Abide in God

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/06/15 - 1:56am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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For How Long Should I Pray?

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/06/14 - 1:42pm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Cut off the passions before the soul becomes accustomed to them – 2

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/06/14 - 8:20am

Abbas Dorotheos When I was in the coenobium, the Abbot, with the consent of the Elders, made me guest-master. I was, at the time, recovering from a serious illness. Strangers came and I stayed up with them; camel-drivers arrived and I looked after them. And there were lots of times...

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On How the Lord Prepares Us for Our Roles in Life

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/13 - 1:21pm

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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What should I wear?

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/13 - 1:04pm

Have you ever wondered what you were going to wear? Maybe you spent some time, looking through your drawers or in your closet. As you get older, maybe you will spend even longer thinking about it. Did you know that the average woman spends 16 minutes every morning deciding what...

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When Should I Pray?

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/13 - 12:50pm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Cut off the passions before the soul becomes accustomed to them

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/13 - 8:15am

Abbas Dorotheos: That we should take care to cut off the passions quickly before the soul becomes accustomed to them. Dorothei Gaza, frescă Dionysiou, 1547 INPut your minds, brethren, to the way things are and see that you don’t neglect yourselves, because even a little inattention can lead us into...

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On Learning that it’s OK not to be Perfect

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/12 - 10:42pm

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss parenting and the importance of recognizing that the imperfect times are where life happens, where we learn from our mistakes, find character and strength, and become our unique selves. Paula and Eleni will be back every other week in between your busy tune...

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There Is Always Hope

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/12 - 5:27pm

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. A Special Message on the Topic of Suicide The sacrifice acceptable to God is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, Thou wilt not despise.  Psalm 51:17  Good morning Prayer Team!...

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What is the Kingdom of God?

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/12 - 8:15am

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom     I should like to begin with a short reading from the book of Revelation, chapters 21 and 22: I heard a great voice from the throne saying, ‘Behold, the dwelling of God is with men. He will dwell with them, and they shall be His...

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They can be passed on

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/06/11 - 9:27am

Saint John of Kronstadt   The passions are transmittable to our spiritual organism. Wickedness, for example. Even if it’s not expressed in words or deeds, it’s still hidden away in the heart and can just be discerned, maybe in the eyes and the face, and then it’s transmitted to the...

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Where Should I Pray?

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/06/11 - 9:25am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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Take Up and Read

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/06/10 - 11:07pm

Perhaps one of the most memorable verses in the New Testament comes from the Prologue of St. John’s Gospel, “ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος.” (“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was...

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Called to Be Disciples

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/06/10 - 9:41am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. 2nd Sunday of Matthew As Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who is called Peter and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were...

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Calling of the Apostles

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/06/10 - 8:31am

Metropolitan Anthony Bloom †   It is essential for us to realise the link there is between Christ and the apostles. <…> If you read the Gospels you will see that the apostles and the Lord Jesus Christ were born and lived in the same area. Christ came to live...

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Hearing, Doing and Intending

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/06/09 - 9:50am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Brethren, but glory and honor and peace for everyone who does good, the Jew first and also the Greek. For God shows no partiality. All who have sinned without the law will also...

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The possessed and the mentally ill

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/06/09 - 8:30am

Dr. Nikolaos Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia   There are times, in religious circles, when confusion arises over which people have mental health issues and which are possessed by demonic energy. When Saint Païsios the Athonite was asked how the people that have mental health issues can be distinguished from the possessed,...

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We Put Fabrications in the Place of God

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 9:27am

Fr. Nikolaos teaches Theology and Philosophy at the Orthodox Institute, Cambridge and at the Ecclesiastical Academy, Thessaloniki. He is well-acquainted with European thought and is one of the leading theologians in Greece. Interview with Yorgos Kiousis The real problem of our times isn’t atheism, but polytheism, which appears, in fact,...

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Listening: The Forgotten Element of Prayer

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/06/08 - 9:24am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. ENGAGED: The Call to Be Disciples Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them...

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