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How Real Break Changed My Life

Real Break, a program of the Orthodox Christian Fellowship, provides week-long service and pilgrimage trips for college students over spring break. Real Break is built on four pillars of fellowship, education, worship and service. As an alternative option to the modern day spring break, Orthodox college students are given the opportunity to travel the world while growing to understand […]

My OCF Story: Presbytera Stephanie Petrides

In this series, “My OCF Story,” alumni share their experiences from their time in OCF and its impact on their transition and life in the post-grad real world. I graduated from Gordon College in 2008 with a degree in English and Secondary Education and I taught high school for a short time before attending Holy Cross Seminary for one […]

Why Apply: SLB 2015-2016

Joining the OCF Student Leadership Board has undoubtedly been the greatest experience of my college career. I have found no greater joy in college than serving Christ and His Church through OCF. This year I have served as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Student Leader, and in June, I will have the opportunity to serve as the […]

Time for Your Physical

Well… it is cough and cold season again in America and the steady hacking of the afflicted provides a staccato soundtrack to daily life in schools, offices, and public places. I wouldn’t have imagined it possible to become so easily brought low by the so-called “common cold” in this place (Arizona) of palm trees and […]