Resolutions Relating to Monasteries Adopted by Orthodox Christian Laity

Orthodox Christian Laity - March- April 2017 The Orthodox Christian Laity (OCL) Board of Directors announces the adoption of the following Resolutions at its recently concluded Board Meeting, February 10-12, 2017: “OCL respectfully calls upon the Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to enforce its own Regulations relating to the Monasteries operating under its auspices in ...

Orthodox Christian Laity Completes 29th Annual Meeting; Prepares to Celebrate 30 years of service to the Orthodox Christian Church in 2017; Welcomes Metropolitan Isaiah on its Advisory Board

Orthodox Christian Laity - November - December 2016 After clicking on the first photo of the gallery above, click on the play button and the “i” on the right hand side under the photo to show information about each photo. For 30 years, OCL has been  promoting unity, transparency, accountability and lay involvement in Church life at all ...

OCL Annual Meeting 2015 – Orthodox Working Together

OCL Board Members Seated: Andy Kartalis, Dr Peter Haikalis, George Pontikes, President and George Matsoukas, Exec Dir. Standing (L to R): Archbishop Benjamin, George Karcazes, Argo Georgandis Pyle, Chris Xeros, Archbishop Nathaniel, Bill Souvall, Archbishop Michael, Peter Petkas, Peter Zarras, Michael Pacurar and Susan Haikalis.

OCL-George Matsoukas -Executive Director- 19/11/15 The Orthodox Christian Laity board of directors and advisors enjoyed a productive, thoughtful and prayerful Annual Meeting at Mission Bay (San Diego), California during the weekend of November 5-8, 2015.  In addition to the nuts and bolts business of managing the organization, the topic of fundraising and developing a steady flow of ...

St. Vladimir’s Seminary hosts OCL Open Forum : Archbishop Nathaniel and Bishop Michael share insights

OCL meeting

YONKERS, NY [SVOTS Communications] November 2014 An Open Forum sponsored by Orthodox Christian Laity [OCL] and hosted on the campus of Saint Vladimir’s Seminary here on Friday, October 24, 2014, provided eye-opening access into the work of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Especially enlightening was the discussion of a ...

Public Forum to Discuss Great and Holy Council

September 2014 - SVOTS -OCL "We're fully geared up to reach out to the wider Church this fall, with an array of lectures and events that will serve a broad spectrum of people," said Archpriest Dr. Chad Hatfield, Chancellor/CEO of St. Vladimir's. "Our campus will be buzzing with our annual 'Ed Day' homecoming, a heart-warming presentation ...