Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

The new Orthodox Mission issue is out!

With reports from 11 missionary regions

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What we do

With your own assistance, we have been supporting the Orthodox Missions for 55 years, so that it can bring comfort to people. Our main programs are:


Metropolitan Makarios of Nairobi

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…

Fr. Ermolaos Iatrou, chief missionary in Malawi

Malawi is one of the poorest African countries, where because of contaminated water, cholera, malaria and typhoid are still debilitating the country. The Orthodox Missionary Fraternity, aided by socially sensitive people, keeps drilling for water in Malawi and saving lives…

Fr. Chrysostomos Manalu, chief missionary in Indonesia

We pray that the All-Benevolent God will bless the brothers of the Orthodox Missionary Fraternity, who have have offered so many times for the project of our Mission in Indonesia…

5 ways to help

We all have something to offer. Discover the way most comfortable to you and become a partner of the Orthodox Missions today.


Wishes from the Ecumenical Patriarch

We joyfully received the wishes of the Ecumenical Patriarch on the election of the new BoD of our Fraternity.

Wishes from the Patriarch of Alexandria

We joyfully received the wishes of the Patriarch of Alexandria on the election of the new BoD of our Fraternity.

Metropolitan Ignatios of Pentapolis falls asleep

The funeral service will take place on Saturday 11th November in Saint Nicholas church in Pefkakia, Athens

The River Congo, Our Jordan River

We tossed the precious cross into the Congo River, our own Jordan River. We can see that both rivers, the Congo and the Jordan, vivify God’s creation with their waters and that they are flowing at the same time…

Mission stories

Raising hope

4 April 2018

This year, I hope, God willing, to have the construction of the classrooms at St. Athanasius School completed so that next year we can go on with the construction of the next school. We need three classrooms, which will cost 1,800 euro each…

Medical Clinic Operation in Iringa

With our humble abilities and with timid steps, we began operating the medical clinic in our missionary center in Kidamali, Iringa, to which crowds of ailing people arrive on foot from the surrounding areas…

Responsibilities and tasks of the Orthodox clergy

23 February 2018

Great and true missionary is not the one who conveys faith with words, but the one who lives it. The one who prays with tears in front of the icon of Christ and the Virgin Mary that God will enlighten all people to return to the Mother Church. The Orthodox Church is open to all people. It embraces and expects everyone to move forward and respond to the call of Christ Himself, thus becoming partakers of this heavenly calling: «Come and see!»…

Relief Mission Aid

16 February 2018

The whole sight reminded of a biblical disaster, since there was neither a green leaf in the surrounding trees nor any other vegetation. When we arrived, we stood in front of the Maasai huts, made of dry grass. The first to come out were the women followed by the little children. The whole spectacle was shocking. The people were really starving…

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