“Son of Man”: Jesus, a Fully Human Being

We at the Center for Family Care coined our ministry for people with disabilities and their caregivers, “Fully Human.” This title is an intentional connecting point to the Orthodox Christian...

Saint George and the Dragon

For the feast day of Saint George the Great Martyr.

Just Do It!

Many of us probably remember the slogan for Nike, “Just Do It” which encouraged us to get active in sports. With the hopeful news about the pandemic, with vaccinations, with dropping...

The Pioneer who dared to brave the Spanish Flu and Racism

1918 and 2020, Race, Faith, and America’s Response to Epidemics By Rev. Samuel Davis, rector of St. Simon the Cyrene Orthodox Mission in Somerset, NJ (Orthodox Church in America) In May...

COVID-19 AND CLIMATE CHANGE Living with and Learning from a Pandemic

There are undoubtedly many striking parallels between the ecological crisis and the current pandemic. In many ways, however, the greatest threat to our planet at this time is actually not the novel...

Body of Christ

Body of Christ By Presvytera Melanie DiStefano In 2002 I was blessed to participate in an OCMC short-term mission trip to Chevogere, Kenya. It was an intensely life-changing experience....

Learning Requires A Text

Religious Education in a Virtual World 6 There is still a great deal of uncertainty about what parish life will look like this fall because of the pandemic. Most likely you will offer an...

Expand the Staff

Religious Education in a Virtual World 5 There is still a great deal of uncertainty about what parish life will look like this fall because of the pandemic. As you plan your on-line religious...

Focus the Time and Content

Religious Education in a Virtual World 4 There is still a great deal of uncertainty about what parish life will look like this fall because of the pandemic. As you plan your on-line religious...

Focus the Time and Content

Religious Education in a Virtual World 4 There is still a great deal of uncertainty about what parish life will look like this fall because of the pandemic. As you plan your on-line religious...

If Possible, Gather Wisely and Safely

Religious Education in a Virtual World 3 There is still a great deal of uncertainty about what parish life will look like this fall because of the pandemic. While virtual meetings will still be...