Keeping Christ in Christmas

25 December 2014
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Fr. Chris Metropoulos

Are you struggling to keep Christ in Christmas? Has Santa Claus choked out the memory of St. Nicholas?  Fr. Chris speaks with Carol Myers, a co-founder of the St Nicholas Center a website offering all the information you’d ever want to know about how St. Nicholas and Santa Claus are remembered across the world. You can find more information on their website,

And stay tuned and listen as Fr. Chris speaks with Bishop John (Abdulah) of the Diocese of Worcester and New England of the Antiochian Archdiocese.  They discuss the many ways the Church gives us to prepare for our Lord’s birth. From the Advent Fast to a twelve day celebration, the Church is there to guide us to a proper and healthy understanding of Christmas.  This interview is sure to calm any hurried soul to see the hope and joy that Christmas can truly bring.

This program is produced in partnership with OCN

The Orthodox Christian Network produces a wide variety of multimedia resources for Orthodox Christians and seekers in three languages: English, Greek, and Spanish. It is an agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States. Founded nearly 20 years ago as a radio ministry, it continues to produce “Come Receive the Light,” a weekly radio show, and has expanded into a variety of online offerings: a weekly video newscast, a variety of podcasts, three Internet radio stations, a website and a very popular social media presence, especially on Facebook. OCN strives to work in collaboration with all Orthodox organizations and churches to communicate the message of God’s love in Jesus Christ and to strengthen the Orthodox Church in the digital age.