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Thoughts on the events at Lone Star Community College

Tuesday morning, April 9th, at approximately 11:20am, on the Cypress Campus of Lone Star Community College in Houston, Texas, a lone student, 20-year-old Dylan Quick, attacked 12 students on the campus with a knife, slashing at his victim’s heads and throats. The student was finally subdued by authorities, which brought the senseless violence to an end. Two […]

Lent 2013 – On this Journey Together!

Yesterday we entered the Great and Holy Fast of the Holy Orthodox Church. While it is almost unheard of for an Orthodox Christian to not be aware of the concept and season of the Great Fast, it is far more likely to find Orthodox Christians who are certainly unfamiliar with the common and customary practices of the […]

REAL BREAK 2013 and beyond!!! Reflections…

This year, OCF is hosting (or has already hosted) seven different 2013 Real Break trips spanning the globe.  If you’re not sure what OCF Real Breaks entail, they are alternative Spring Break destinations, offering students an opportunity to not only travel to different locations throughout the world each year, they often include all sorts of service […]