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 www.MayanOrthodoxy.com. … [Read more...]

Mass Baptism in Rwanda

Through the blessings of His Grace Innocentios, the Bishop of Orthodox Diocese of Burundi and Rwanda; on 10th October 2015, the parish priest of Holy Trinity/Nyamata Rev. Petros Bicamumpaka has baptized 32 people in a small lake called Kamatana located in Nyamata Sector, Bugesera District in Eastern Province of Rwanda. Please keep these neophytes to grow spiritually. From the Bishop's Desk in Kigali. … [Read more...]