Another Citizen of Thailand Converts to Orthodox Christianity

Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Thailand and the Rector of St. Nicolas Church in Bangkok, has baptized a citizen of Thailand Apinya Pungsangsuwan. Apinya Pungsangsuwan was born in 1997 in the town of Samut Sakhorn into a family of a driver and a housewife. She has two sisters; she is […]

Open Arms: Russian Orthodox Church in Thailand Seen as Welcoming, Inclusive

The St. Nicolas Parish of the Russian Orthodox Church was established in Bangkok in 1999, with Oleg Cherepanin, a priest from Yaroslavl Diocese of Moscow Patriarchate, being appointed its rector. The church holds services in Old Slavic, Russian, English and Thai, and has an interesting mix of parishioners, belonging to various nationalities. Michel de Valliere […]

Orthodox Monastery Consecrated In Thailand

On February 9, 2012, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, director of the Moscow Patriarchate‚Äôs office for institutions abroad, who is on a visit to Thailand, consecrated the church dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God at the Monastery of the Dormition in Ratchaburi. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and […]