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...]

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. The Holy Synaxis gave attention to the problems and difficulties faced by priests and mission in the work of evangelization of Congo, and several solutions were proposed. The older priests reported their experiences and gave appropriate advice to their juniors. Etonisthi the contribution … [Read more...]

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 as Aglipayan Church) now embracing Orthodoxy. This is the third parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in the Philippines. Another dozens of Aglipayan parishes is set to be receive and baptize in the next few months. Many years to the newly baptized Filipino Orthodox … [Read more...]

Swahili in St. Petersburg

December 16 at 14:30 at the second Winter Orthodox exhibition at the Exhibition Center of the North-West of Russia the priest, Philip Gatari from Kenya, will conduct a prayer service in Swahili, which will be the beginning of the program devoted to the Orthodox Church in this East African country. Father Philip Gatari is priest of the church of St. Anthony in the village Ishamara in the area Nieri in Central Kenya. He is also a director of a rural school, located near the temple. The Nieri area consists of 14 Orthodox priests where nearly every village has its church. In total, Kenya has hundreds of Orthodox churches. The number of Orthodox … [Read more...]