Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

The new issue of the “Orthodox Mission” magazine is out!

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change the world with the power of the Gospel

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Featured project

Nursery/Primary School in Karmem, Benue, Nigeria

We are building a school to accommodate 400 young pupils in Benue, Nigeria. Let’s help them leave the strawhuts behind.

€44,000 raised out of goal of €43,000

Testimonials

Kenya

With meager means, your Fraternity began a struggle entailing many difficulties, pains and sacrifices. And today, you are on the first line of ministry to our poor, long suffering, disprivileged, downtrodden brothers by giving them the best and most valuable and by comforting them both spiritually and materially. And you pulled it off. You have faith and firmness in your aims and pursuits…

-Metropolitan Makarios of Nairobi

Stories from the Mission

An Orthodox church for the Kingdom of Tonga

We consider the construction of churches very important, since for us the Orthodox, along with the preaching of the holy Gospel, it is absolutely necessary to have the Divine Worship as well, particularly the celebration of the Divine Liturgy. The indigenous people are simple, good hearted people with a strong religious feeling and get more impressed by the solemnity of rituals of the Orthodox divine worship, rather than the chattering and shouting of the Christians of other denominations…

September 15

‘I was hungry and you gave me to eat’

We are located in one of the poorest nations on this planet, recovering from a long and barbaric civil war, a deadly Ebola outbreak and catastrophic floods. Therefore the obligation to feed the hungry becomes an imperative tenet of our Mission’s practical theology…

July 23

From Gabon to the Congolese jungle

In this gathering, we laid for veneration a fragment of the holy relics of Saint Luke of Simferopol and Crimea, which we had brought along for the blessing of the faithful. In the end, we gave out to everyone a book containing the Divine Liturgy of Saint John Chrysostom translated into French…

Flooding of temptations and blessings

At some point, I decided to move and cross the road in the jeep, but I risked being carried away by the water stream when a sea of water fell upon the car and the cabin got flooded…

May 19

Volunteer stories

Malawi: The fertile field of Christ

Emmanouil Karakousis

The people who consciously convert into Orthodoxy seek the Truth and are tired of the lies of the sects. Indeed, some of the converts raise the questions: Why did Orthodoxy take so long to come to Malawi?

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