In the latest episode of the OCF podcast, Media Student Leader Matthew Monos continues his conversation with Fr. Brendan Pelphrey about sharing Orthodoxy with others. In this episode, they talk about how to respond to the question, “Are you saved?”. Click here to listen!
If marriage is a journey to salvation, what happens to people who stay single and don’t become monks/nuns? What is their journey to salvation? Many people like to point out that the Church has blessed two “ways of life”: marriage and monasticism. These are the two ways, if you will, that have a definitive beginning […]
OCF is calling all college students to join together with FOCUS North America from March 14-18th for Real Break Cleveland 2016! This Real Break trip is a unique partnership that will bring to light all of the tremendous work being done at FOCUS Cleveland’s St. Herman House. A men’s homeless shelter in Cleveland’s Ohio City […]
How can music improve our worship? One of the most wonderful movies about Orthodox prayer is The Mysteries of the Jesus Prayer, a documentary made by Fr. John McGuckin and Dr. Norris J. Chumley. It depicts the journey of two men who, following an ancient example of a monk, go from the Egyptian desert and […]
1. When Orthodoxy doesn’t take a vacation 2. When you have to tromp through Sunday morning snow to get to Liturgy 3. And then afterward get that good PLN in 4. When it’s just you and the gang 5. When you’ve got the best backseat driver 6. And when […]
Secondhand faith doesn’t get you anywhere. –Fr. Apostolos Hill, College Conference West 2015 If there was one thing Fr. Apostolos drove home in his keynote addresses at this year’s College Conference West, it was that to witness to Christ, we have to have experienced His presence through the Holy Spirit in our own lives. We can’t […]