Last year, I was the only OCF student from my university who attended College Conference. I realize there are some obstacles – with College Conference occurring between Christmas and New Years: you may miss some time devoted to family, friends at home, and wintery traditions. Today I am proposing a radical new winter tradition to […]
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. Today they tackle the Orthodox understanding of baptism, including the what happens in baptism, why we baptize infants, and the role of godparents. Click here to listen!
Today we present the first of three installments by Dr. Albert Rossi answering student’s questions on dating, marriage, and relationships. I need to start where I always start, by saying the fundamental Orthodox truth, Christ is everything. We put everything in the context of Christ. One time a married woman said that, when she was […]
1. You stay up until midnight anxiously waiting for registration to open. 2. And when it does, you’re the first to register. 3. Then you’re confirmation email comes, and you’re like… 4. But now it’s time to fundraise! 5. And when you reach your fundraising goal… 6. You suddenly realize Real Break isn’t for […]
Students think back on their Real Break trips from last spring. “Through this mission, God revealed to me Orthodox Christians pursuing the Truth in every aspect of life. It filled me with joy to be shown that at every corner of the United States, despite Orthodoxy being an overwhelming minority, God is worshiped in […]
In addition to topical discussions and Bible study, we think reading a book (or excerpts from a book) as part of your OCF meetings is a great way to grow spiritually and start a great discussion! Here are a few of our favorite books that we think you could read as a chapter. They’re great […]