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It was before I arrived at the University of Pittsburgh my freshman year that I learned about our OCF chapter. My friend Cassandra from CrossRoad just happened to meet Pitt’s OCF president Niko when he was visiting her home parish in St. Louis. “You gotta come out to OCF man,” said Niko when he called […]

Reflecting on Day of Prayer

A blessed Lent to all! For those of who don’t know, my name is Thano Prokos. I’m the current Great Lakes Student Leader on the OCF Student Leadership Board, and I had privilege along with the awesome Nicholas Wacks to be one of your Day of Prayer coordinators this year. In the spirit of Great […]

Real Break Reflections: Detroit

I have never been to Detroit before this week. This is my senior year of undergrad at Temple University. I love North American OCF and our campus chapter that we revived during my freshman year. Meeting and engaging with Orthodox students within my own university gives me a lot of joy and strength. Those feelings […]

Fasting, Prayer, and Silence | Orthodox Christian Fellowship

Fasting, Prayer, and Silence

As Orthodox we always ask ourselves how much publicity and noise we should make on campus. We have left the home, the comfortable context where we feel our identity to be less challenged. Morality was also easier with someone else in charge: parents, priest, home parish community, etc. So here we are at college, learning […]