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THE GREAT LENT – A Week by Week Meaning »

February 25th, 2017

YOUR LITTLE SECRET By: Presvytera Alexandra Tomorrow is the very first day of Great Lent. We have a long way to go before Easter, and a lot to do before we get there! We want to prepare ourselves for that awesome feastday, and the Bible today tells us just how to do it. By now, we all pretty much know the right thing to do as Christians, don’t we? We […]

Visitation of His Grace, Bishop Ilia (Katre) of Philomelion Sunday, July 3, 2016 »

June 24th, 2016

It is with boundless joy and fervent anticipation that we announce the visitation of His Grace, Bishop Elias of Philomelion, on Sunday, July 3, 2016 His Grace was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA, to Albanian immigrant parents who had arrived in the United States in 1920. During his youth, he attended the Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George, whose priest influenced his decision to become a priest. During this […]

Easter Is More than a Holiday, It’s a Time for Giving of Ourselves »

April 22nd, 2016

Easter Is More than a Holiday, It’s a Time for Giving of Ourselves Here’s What’s New:   The Fulfilling of a Journey The Children’s Word: It’s hard to be humble! Fasting is More than a Diet The Pascha Basket Joint Declaration Concerning Christian Persecution and Refugees Great in Zeal, but Little of Stature The Hurriyet Daily News Reports on ‘Orthodox Council Moved fromTurkey… OCN Spark is Here Live Bible Study

OCN THIS WEEK: A Wise Man Listens to Advice »

April 7th, 2016

Here’s What’s New:   The Importance of “Watching” The Children’s Word: Making Progress! God’s Image and Likeness in Death and in Art  OCN’s New Worship Button is Here  OCN’s Rudder Host Receives Award  Have You Kissed Your Eikona Today?  A New Hero (Saint) in Aleppo  A Wise Man Listens to Advice   Family Camp for Special Needs  Associated Press reports on ‘Pope may visit Greek island…  Commemorting the Repentance of St. Mary […]


January 9th, 2016

ORDINATION TO THE DIACONATE OF NIKOLAS S. DELAVERIS, JANUARY 10, 2016: This Sunday, January 10th, we will be visited by His Grace Bishop Andonios of Phasiane, Chancellor of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, accompanied by Deacon Panagiotis Papazafiropoulos, Director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Direct Archdiocesan District. We invite you to come and receive the pastoral blessings of His Grace, Bishop Andonios, as we celebrate the […]