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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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Kenya: Stories from the Mission Field

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 10:48pm

In the spirit of Pentecost and the commission of Christ to the Apostles to go and preach to all nations, I have been reading an interesting book about the experiences of some young people during their mission trips to Kenya. The book is called Kenya: Stories from the Mission Field,...

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Supplication

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 8:50am

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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A downward slope

OCN Now - Thu, 2018/06/07 - 8:20am

Saint Maximos the Confessor   Unawareness of lack of the virtues is a downward slide into impiety. Because those who are accustomed to the pleasures of the flesh and disobedience to God will end up denying Him when the opportunity arises and will prefer the life of the flesh to...

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Following Christ

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/06 - 12:40pm

Do you have a brother or a sister or maybe a cousin? What do you do with him or her? You probably play together, eat together, read together, talk together, work on things together, and more! But what’s the most important thing you do together? In today’s Gospel reading, we...

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Repentance and Intercession

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/06 - 12:26pm

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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The Most Holy Spirit

OCN Now - Wed, 2018/06/06 - 8:20am

Metropolitan Ioïl (Frangkakos) of Edessa, Pella, and Almopia   ‘And He said this about the Spirit’ On the last day of the Feast of the Tabernacles, Christ revealed that He Himself is the source of life. Because people were about to leave to go back home, Christ’s words were ‘provisions’...

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Praise Versus Thanksgiving

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/05 - 12:11pm

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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LIVE International Ecological Symposium Toward a Greener Attica

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/05 - 11:12am

Preserving the Planet and Protecting its People Sponsored by the Ecumenical Patriarchate Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 This international ecological symposium in Athens and the Saronic Islands, Greece is organized by the Ecumenical Patriarchate. It will convene theologians and scientists, political and business leaders, as well as activists and journalists...

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The Lives of the Saints and Us

OCN Now - Tue, 2018/06/05 - 8:19am

Fr. Andreas Agathokleous   The lives of the saints are the ‘Gospel in action’, according to the modern Serbian saint, Justin Popović. Through them, we see their struggles and strivings, their longing and their love, their blessings and grace. We realize that the Word of God is attainable, though applying...

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From the Book or From the Heart?

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/06/04 - 9:53am

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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Encomium on All Saints – Part II

OCN Now - Mon, 2018/06/04 - 8:20am

Saint John Chrysostom   But let’s not merely listen to what’s been said, that is that there were hot coals below the wounded bodies, but let’s think how we feel when we suddenly come down with a fever. We think that life’s unbearable, we’re upset, we fret, we gripe like...

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What is Canon Law and Why Should We Care?

Ancient Faith Radio - Sun, 2018/06/03 - 8:57pm
Fr. Evan Armatas welcomes Fr. Alexander Rentel from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary as a guest co-host of Orthodoxy Live. Fr. Alexander is an expert on canon law and together they tackled a variety of listener questions from calls, email, the chat room, and pre-recorded.
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Priorities

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/06/03 - 9:38am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of All Saints So everyone who acknowledges Me before men, I also will acknowledge before My Father who is in heaven; but whoever denies Me before men, I also will deny before...

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Encomium on All Saints – Part I

OCN Now - Sun, 2018/06/03 - 8:20am

Saint John Chrysostom   Not seven days have passed since we celebrated the holy feast of Pentecost and again we’re overtaken by a chorus of martyrs, or better, serried ranks of martyrs, which are in no way lesser than the ranks of the angels seen by the Patriarch Jacob but...

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Leaving Home—And Leaving the Faith?

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/06/02 - 10:35pm

Are the kids off to college? Or simply moving out on their own? Do they know what they’re getting into? Do you know what they’re getting into? Would you knowingly send your children off to scuba dive with empty air tanks? The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving together Belief and Behavior...

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Holiness Means “Set Apart”

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/06/02 - 9:29am

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. All the saints who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, received promises, stopped the mouths of lions, quenched raging fire, escaped the edge of the sword, won strength out of weakness, became mighty...

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St. John Chrysostom – Homily on Pentecost (2)

OCN Now - Sat, 2018/06/02 - 8:20am

Saint John Chrysostom   This is the same Holy Spirit Who preached by the prophets, Who gave understanding to the Apostles, Who spoke to people. He was given to them by the Lord, and all their adversaries were unable to gainsay or resist Him. As the Lord said: ‘It is...

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Praying the Psalms

OCN Now - Fri, 2018/06/01 - 12:22pm

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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