The Second Baptism of Russia

Since 1988, we have seen the Second Baptism of Russia! Religious faith in Russia never grew more intensively than in the past three decades, believes Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk. The head of the Department of External Church Relations (DECR) spoke about religious faith in Russia, and its history and revival in recent decades at a […]

Baptism of 184 in Meocan, Salasang and Sto. Nino, Arakan Cotabato

On December 17, 2015, a mass baptism was held in a river for the catechumens of 3 former communities of the Philippine Independent Catholic Church (Aglipayan) in Meocan; Salasang, and Sto. Nino, all in Arakan Valley, Cotabato, who embraced Orthodoxy after almost 2 years of catechism. The mass baptism was officiated by Fr. Kirill. 184 […]

New Baptisms: Two Filipino Protestant Bishops, Four Pastors and Their Flock

Two former Protestant “Bishops”, Four Pastors and their parishioners were recently baptized by Orthodox priests in the Philippines. Baptism of hundreds of protestants was carried out by Orthodox priests. More new mass Baptisms are expected in another 29 Filipino communities later this year! All Merry Christmas and happy new year! Source

The Baptism of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

Many years to the newly illumined servant of Christ, Pantaleimon Tagawa! Be sure to observe the video at the end of this article, and note his beautiful humility. Congratulations Mr. Tagawa. You are in our unworthy prayers.  The soul of Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, best known for the part of evil sorcerer Shang Tsung in the Mortal […]

First Group Baptism in South Africa

by Deacon Stephen Hayes Eight people were baptised at St. Thomas’s Church by Father Pantelejmon (Jovanovic) with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim, Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria. They are Margaret Mphela of Klipfontein View, Midrand and her four children, Nina (Joyce) Aphane and her daughter Sophia (Sophie), and Margaret Mphela’s niece, Mary (Valencia) […]

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 […]

Mass Orthodox Baptism in Congo

From 29th August to 17in held the Seminary Synaxis of Orthodox Church priests, the Holy Metropolis of Central Africa. The congregation took place at the premises of missionary Kanagka Centre in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There were issues recommendations, until now examined the course of missionary effort and the pastoral care of the people. […]

Orthodox Group Baptism in South Africa

By Deacon Stephen Hayes Eight people were baptised at St Thomas’s Church by Father Pantelejmon (Jovanovic) with the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Seraphim, Archbishop of Johannesburg and Pretoria. They are Margaret Mphela of Klipfontein View, Midrand and her four children, and Nina (Joyce) Aphane and her daughter Sophia (Sophie), and Margaret Mphela’s niece, Mary […]

Eleven Anonymous Turkish Muslims Baptized Orthodox Christians

Eleven Turkish citizens, among them a famous Turkish actor, were baptized in May 2015. The baptism was celebrated by the Metropolitan of Attica. The [original] 13 muslim men and women (between the ages of 30 and 40) were impressed by the beauty of the Orthodox monuments of the island [of Chios], and on their return […]

Mass Baptism of Catechumens in the Philippines

MASS BAPTISM OF THE CATECHUMENS OF ST. ISIDORE (OF ROSTOV) THE WONDERWORKER ORTHODOX CHURCH: Photos taken during the Mass Baptism (April 24, 2015) of the catechumens of the newly accepted “St. Isidore the Wonderworker Orthodox Church” in Purok Tagumpay, Poblacion Alabel, Sarangani Province, Philippines. A former parish of the “Philippine Independent Catholic Church” (also known […]