Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

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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.

28,615 raised from goal of 43,000 €


Since I remember myself ministering in the spiritual field of Africa, I recollect the Orthodox Missionary Fraternity supporting the struggle of the Church of Alexandria…

- Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria & all Africa

With meager means, your Fraternity started a struggle of many difficulties, pains and sacrifices. And today, you are in the first line to give the best and most valuable, to comfort, spiritually and materially, our suffering, disprivileged, downtrodden brothers. And you pulled it off. You have faith and firmness in your aims and pursuits...

- Metropolitan Makarios of Kenya

We, the Ugandans, are grateful to your Fraternity as it was the first one to support the Church in Uganda, and has been by our side ever since at all costs, showing great understanding and admirable patience, being a modest helper and supporter throughout its course...

- Bishop Innocentios of Burundi & Rwanda

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Stories from the Mission


Life and death struggle in Guinea

I would like to inform you that here in Guinea we are struggling to support the victims of the Ebola virus through food distribution and medical relief. Our Holy Metropolis is the worst affected by the epidemic and the only one that has been afflicted for 1.5 years now…


The joy of the Resurrection amid great difficulties

This year Easter came immediately after the devastating passage of a huge disaster that struck the country and left its mark on many homes. The death toll was high. Many people were killed. Far more were left homeless amid the ruins, not to mention the countless wrecked homes…


The taste of vinegar

One day, after the Vespers service, he followed me to my office and started bombarding me with questions about Christ and Orthodox Christianity in general…

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May 26

On Sunday, May 24, in Alexandria took place the graduation ceremony of St. Athanasios Patriarchal School. Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria attended the ceremony and handed out the diplomas to the graduates.

His Beatitude praised the importance of training indigenous staff for the missionary work of St. Mark’s Church throughout the African continent.

He invited the graduates to continue their ministry and testimony for Christ all over Africa, following the missionary life of the Apostles, and stressed that the Church needs laborers of the Gospel, for the harvest is plentiful. He affirmed that the Patriarchate will closely monitor their progress in their home countries’ church life and that he will fatherly assist them in their needs. Finally, he asked them to become ambassadors and messengers of the love they experienced during their two-year studies at the Patriarchate headquarters.


April 08

The great cause of building a girls’ orphanage in Madagascar proceeds successfully, despite financial difficulties. The aim of this project is to raise and protect parentless children, or children that come from problematic families in a safe, Christian environment – providing them total care both on a material and a spiritual level.

Our Fraternity has contributed to this project by funding the construction of a wing. We would like to thank the noble donors and hope that this great project will open its doors soon to give Malagasy girls the opportunity for a better future.


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