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 The Parable of the Sower

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/10/14 - 9:05am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said this parable, “A sower went out to sow his seed; and as he sowed, some fell along the path, and was trodden under foot, and the birds of the air devoured...

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The Truth of the Faith as a Struggle for Life

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/10/14 - 8:25am

Metropolitan Ieronymos of Larisa and Tyrnavos   People today, who are indifferent towards so many things, are also indifferent to matters of the faith. Naturally, some sociologists and anthropologists are not slow to interpret this phenomenon as ‘the end of faith’. And there are historians who analyze it as ‘a...

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John 20:19-31

Daily Readings and Saints - Sun, 2018/10/14 - 12:00am
Matins Gospel Reading
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Focus on What Is Good and Profitable, Not What is Stupid and Controversial

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/10/13 - 7:12pm

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The saying is sure. I desire you to insist on these things, so that those who have believed in God may be careful to apply themselves to good deeds; these are excellent...

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Saint Paraskevi from Epivates, the Patron Saint of the Balkans

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/10/13 - 8:20am

Blessed Paraskevi. The fragrant blossom of the desert “God is marvellous in His saints” are the words of the Prophet of God (Ps. 67, 35). He’s wonderful in the whole of creation, in all the other creatures, magnificent in people, as His most accomplished creation, but most wonderful and best...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/10/12 - 8:58am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part Two The Ecclesia Will Never Be Irrelevant...

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What is Noetic Prayer of the Heart?

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/10/12 - 8:25am

Archimandrite Georgios Kapsanis, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Gregoriou †   The remembrance of God in a person reveals communion with God and is therefore like a prayer. The effort of constantly calling upon of the holy name of Christ using the prayer ‘Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on...

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On Learning to Fight Right in an Orthodox Christian Marriage

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/10/11 - 9:19am

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and  Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss fighting in marriage, how it’s normal, and how to handle it in an Orthodox Christian marriage by being mature, being vulnerable, turning to our Lord and putting...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/10/11 - 8:47am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Book of Acts and the Early Ecclesia—Part One “Ecclesia” Does Not...

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The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 3)

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/10/11 - 8:25am

Sergey Horujy, Academician   3. The anthropological unlocking as the universal paradigm of man’s constitution Our analysis of hesychast experience demonstrates its epistemological transparency. Now we come to the test of its anthropological full-bloodedness: is it possible to extend or generalize the principles found in hesychast anthropology to other domains...

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SAMP Mission Field Feature: Indonesia

OCMC News - Wed, 2018/10/10 - 12:00pm
To see the growth of the Church in action, one need only look to Indonesia. Though Orthodoxy's presence there is relatively recent, its rapid development has been compared to that of the...

What does it mean?

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/10/10 - 8:38am

Have you ever had a question at school or at church or even with your family or friends, but you were too shy to ask it? Maybe you pretended you knew the answer. Maybe you changed the subject. Maybe you just kept quiet and kept it to yourself. Today’s Gospel...

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A creator of poverty

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/10/10 - 8:25am

Saint Nectarios of Pentapolis   Avarice makes many people unjust, in the hope of acquiring wealth, and it becomes the cause of much evil among people. It’s a passion of the soul that causes a thirst for gold, and that eats away at it no matter how much gold is...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/10/10 - 8:17am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Great Commission—Part Seven God Gives Us Grace to Cover the...

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Commissioned to Be Apostles: Love, Worship, Community, Learning, Service

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/10/09 - 10:51am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent Me, even so I send you.”  John 20:21 The Great Commission—Part Six Pentecost-The Day the Holy Spirit Came Down...

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An Obedient Meddling

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/10/09 - 9:46am

Join us as Fr. Marcantoni discusses obedience, and how God grants us the Autoexousian, the ability to self determine. A great portion of that is the privilege of deciding for ourselves what we will be obedient to. ABOUT FATHER MICHAEL MARCANTONI Fr. Michael Marcantoni is the priest at the Greek Orthodox Church of...

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The project of synergic anthropology: spiritual practice as the basics for a new conception of man (part 2)

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/10/09 - 8:27am

Sergey Horujy, Academician   2. Hesychasm in the prism of anthropological reflection Synergic anthropology starts with the complete reconstruction of hesychast anthropology[3]. Let us point out its principal elements and stages. Hesychasm is ascetical and mystical practice of Eastern-Christian (Orthodox) Christianity which begins to form itself up together with the...

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Special Message on Inclusion and Special Needs  

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/10/08 - 10:32am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Then children were brought to Jesus that He might lay His hands on them and pray.  The disciples rebuked the people; but Jesus said, “Let the children come to me and to...

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Sermon for the Apostolic reading on the 3rd Sunday of Luke (2nd Corinthians 11:31-12:9)

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/10/08 - 8:27am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   In today’s passage, from the Apostle Paul’s Second Epistle to the Corinthians, a very unique experience is revealed. This was something that had never happened to anyone before! What was this experience? It was this: The Apostle Paul ascended to the third heaven, over all...

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The Power of Christ

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/10/07 - 8:25am

  Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. 3rd Sunday of Luke Soon afterward He went to a city called Nain, and His disciples and a great crowd went with Him. As He drew near to the gate of the city,...

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