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Did you know God has made a Plan?

OCN Now - Wed, 2021/04/07 - 3:16pm

Have you ever made a plan for something? You probably make plans for your day, or at least your parents do! Maybe you’ve made plans for a vacation, where you’d go, who you’d play with, what you’d do. Did you know God has made a plan, too? A very big […]

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Fasting Nourishment for the Soul & the Body

OCN Now - Wed, 2021/04/07 - 1:20pm

The Orthodox fasting seasons grant us an opportunity to enrich our spiritual lives through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. When it comes to fasting and modifying our typical food choices, I understand, as a registered dietitian and a nutrition counselor, that this can sometimes be confusing, daunting, or difficult. Yes, fasting […]

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Hypocrisy: the Shell of Death

OCN Now - Wed, 2021/04/07 - 8:30am

Saint Nicholas Velimirovich   How beautifully our peoples in the Balkans decorate eggs, especially when they’re for Easter. For increasing the joy of Easter. To make guests happier. Sometimes these dyed eggs are real works of art. But if these dyed eggs are kept too long, they go off and […]

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The Fruit of the Spirit

OCN Now - Tue, 2021/04/06 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against […]

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The Holy Cross

OCN Now - Tue, 2021/04/06 - 8:30am

Metropolitan of Pisidia Sotirios   The Holy Cross holds a unique place, both in the Christian faith and in the worship of the Orthodox Church.  It is the symbol of love and sacrifice, as well as foreshadowing the Resurrection.  It has influenced Christian art, architecture, painting, poetry, and music, more […]

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God is the Hope of the Hopeless

OCN Now - Mon, 2021/04/05 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. At the time, Jesus said, “All things have been delivered to Me by My Father; and […]

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3rd Sunday of Great Lent

OCN Now - Mon, 2021/04/05 - 8:30am

Nikolaos Georgantonis, Theologian   The Holy Fathers wisely dedicated the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent to the honouring and veneration of the Precious Cross. We’ve already passed three weeks of fasting and struggle, and the precious Cross comes in the middle of Holy Lent to reinforce the faithful so that […]

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The Sins of Youth

OCN Now - Sun, 2021/04/04 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I […]

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Created Icon with Christina Hanegraaff: Why am I a Christian?

OCN Now - Sun, 2021/04/04 - 5:00pm

Created Icon with Christina Hanegraaff and Fr. Paul Tsahakis. Monday, 4/5 at 7pm EST. The image of God…Man as Anthropos Join myOCN Interactive Virtual Community in our continued series with Christina Hanegraaff as she welcomes Fr. Paul Tsahakis on Mon, 4/5 at 7pm EST as they explore what it means […]

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The Tension of Hesychia (Stillness)

OCN Now - Sun, 2021/04/04 - 8:30am

Archimandrite Zacharias Zacharou   The period we are now going through is characterised by the silent expectation of the greatest event under the sun, the coming in the Flesh of the Saviour God on earth. All the great events of God’s dealings with man, which are recorded in sacred history, […]

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Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross

OCN Now - Sun, 2021/04/04 - 8:25am

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   In the middle of the time of Great Lent, we have the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross. The rubrics for the day begin as follows: ‘Since we, too, are, in a sense, crucified […]

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The Soul Is What Has the Most Value

OCN Now - Sat, 2021/04/03 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And he called to him the multitude with his disciples, and said to them, “If any […]

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The Precious Cross as Herald of the Lord’s Resurrection

OCN Now - Sat, 2021/04/03 - 8:30am

Hierodeacon Rafael Misiaoulis, Theologian   What is the Precious Cross for Orthodox Christians? The Cross is the symbol of sacrifice, the ransom for the salvation of our soul, the guarantee of eternal life. However, apart from being a symbol of sacrifice, triumph and victory, it’s also a symbol of pain […]

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He Was Like Us in Every Way

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/04/02 - 11:55pm

Since then we have a great high priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we have not a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who in every respect has been tempted as […]

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The Rudder – Web Radio

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/04/02 - 1:56pm

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Pemptpusia.fm – Web Radio

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/04/02 - 1:27pm
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‘Triumphant Leader’ (setting by Georgios Raidestinos), Greek Byzantine Choir

OCN Now - Fri, 2021/04/02 - 8:30am

Listen now  ‘Triumphant Leader’ (setting by Georgios Raidestinos), tone plagal four. Sung by the Greek Byzantine Choir conducted by Lykourgos Angelopoulos. From the CD Hymne Acathiste (2005). Source: pemptousia.com  

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All Our Righteousness is Like Rags

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/04/01 - 11:55pm

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages by Fr. Stavros N. Akrotirianakis, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. For neither circumcision counts for anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation. Galatians 6:15 Remember Your […]

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The Boundaries between Orthodoxy and Heresy – Saint Gregory Palamas (3)

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/04/01 - 8:30am

George Mantzarides, Professor Emeritus of the Theological School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki   ‘Communion of deification’ means a society of people that prepares and produces gods, gods by grace. This was, in any case, God’s pre-eternal plan for us, as is clear from the fact that we were […]

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Live Lenten Cooking Demo with Celebrity Chef Sophia “Greekamole”

OCN Now - Thu, 2021/04/01 - 8:11am

Celebrity Chef Sophia will be live on myOCN Facebook LIVE Wednesday, March 31st at 7pm EST. In coordination with our Lenten Nourishment Study Group led by Orthodox Dietitian, Krista Fedorchak. Please note our study group is currently at capacity and we are gathering interest for future groups.  Please be sure […]

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