Mass Baptism of 118 Souls in Rwanda

"All you who have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ, Allelua"... "Mwebwe mwese ababatijwe muri Kristo, mwambaye Kristo, Aleluya". Through the blessing of His Beatitude Theodoros II, the Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa; and through the prayers of Orthodox faithfuls worldwide, on 11th September 2016, One Hundred and Eighteen (118) people have been baptized in Rwanda. His Grace Innocentios the Spiritual Father and Bishop of Orthodox Diocese of Burundi and Rwanda is exceedingly overjoyed for thirsty souls to orthodoxy since the beginning of His mission work in 2012. After baptism and divine liturgy, there was a … [Read more...]

A New Orthodox Parish in the Turkana Desert

It’s not every day you see the Gospel spreading to a totally new area of the world, to a culture and a people who have never even heard the name “Jesus.”That’s precisely what’s been happening in a remote region of Kenya, where the Turkana people live.As His Eminence Metropolitan Savas of Pittsburgh wrote on his Facebook page:On Sunday, June 22, 2014, His Eminence Metropolitan MAKARIOS of Kenya consecrated a new church, dedicated to Apostle Peter, in the Turkana region at the northernmost part of Kenya. If you can’t spare the quarter hour for this video, at least please sample a few minutes of it, to see and hear for yourself the remarkably … [Read more...]

More Orthodox Baptisms in Indonesia

Fr Daniel Byantoro recently served orthodox baptisms for 12 new converts to the Orthodox faith, on March 19th, 2016 in South Jakarta, Indonesia. Glorious apostolic work! Congratulations to the newly illumined warriors of Christ!  More Orthodox Baptisms in Indonesia … [Read more...]

Now This is Glory: Orthodox Baptisms in Aguacate, Guatemala

Orthodoxy in the New WorldThis village is almost entirely Orthodox Christian, so large baptisms are very common. The baptisms in this video were part of a full baptism service in the parish of the Annunciation. Listen to the music of those beautiful children! It is so wonderful, I could not pass up the opportunity to post it for you.To learn more about the Orthodox Church in Guatemala, visit … [Read more...]