Author: Bishop Agathonikos of Arusha

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Is anyone here a doctor?

It was after the Blessing Service that we conducted for the new borehole drilled in Sasha Mambo village just outside the National Park of Ruaha

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The Feast of Saint Paisios in Arusha

On July 12, at the church under construction, the first Hierarchical Divine Liturgy was held on the day our Church commemorates the memory of Holy Elder Paisios. It was at the crack of dawn that we left our Mission Center in Kindamali, Iringa, in order to arrive at the unfinished church early enough to make the necessary preparations for the Divine Liturgy. Despite the adverse weather conditions and the low temperature (3 degrees Celsius due to the winter season), the faithful came to the Divine Liturgy to honor the Holy Elder…

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Our new church in Ibongo

Dear Brothers in Christ, Lately, in the blessed field of Mission and always by the grace of God, we have experienced many and great blessings

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Matthew, a Pious Maasai

One day after my return to Arusha, I see at my door a tall, thin lad in the characteristic Maasai dress and with a broad smile on his face. It was Matthew…

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Our orphans of Arusha

The great powers brag about their ability to destroy the earth not once but a dozen times, but they ignore the struggle of millions of orphaned children to stand on their feet due to weakness caused by hunger…

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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…