Russian Church in Bangkok Recruiting Missionaries for the Philippines

The Dependency of the Russian Orthodox Church in Taiwan is to recruit young people who wish to bring the news of Christ to the Philippines. The Dependency Press Service stated that: ‘The Lord has now brought about extremely favourable conditions for such a witness in the Philippines, where thousands of people wish to join the Orthodox Church’. ‘Young people of both sexes who wish to do missionary work in the Philippines must be prepared to serve the Church with zeal and self-sacrifice, must have a profound faith and be loyal to the traditions of the Russian Orthodox Church and possess high moral qualities’. ‘The missionary must be ready to … [Read more...]

Philippines Government Pledges Support to Orthodox Communities in the Country

On, June 17-19, 2017, with the blessing of his Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill, manager of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in Eastern and South-Eastern Asia and head of the Administrative Secretariat of the Moscow Patriarchate Archbishop Sergius of Solnechnogorsk visited the Philippines. On June 19, the prelate met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines Alan Caetano, who promised to offer assistance to several Russian Orthodox communities throughout the country, reports the press service of the Moscow Patriarchate. In particular, during the meeting in which they discussed the … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Mass Baptism in Kiamba Philippines

On Saturday, September 26, 2015, nearly two hundred formerly Catholic Filipinos were received into the Orthodox Church through the sacrament of holy baptism, as reported on the Philippine Orthodox Church—Moscow Patriarchate Facebook page and the Philippine Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROCOR) page. Despite massive waves that repeatedly knocked them over, Frs. Silouan Thompson and Stanislav Rasputin celebrated the baptism of 187 new Orthodox Christians, lasting six hours. The newly-baptized are parishioners of four former Philippine Independent Catholic Church parishes in the Sarangani province: St. Joseph the Worker Parish … [Read more...]