New Podcast! Orthodox Apologetics: Baptism

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!

Why Do We Date?

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 […]

17 Stages of Real Break

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 […]

My Real Break Story: Student Reflections

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 […]