Author: Bishop Makarios of Nairobi

Diocese of Nairobi

Two new churches for Kenya

Two new churches have been acquired by Kenya in order to proclaim joyfully the timeless message of the Lord’s Resurrection…

Diocese of Nairobi

A Wedding in Kenya

His simple-heartedness and love for God made him worthy of experiencing the greatness of the mystery of marriage the ecclesiastical way, despite existing difficulties. Indeed, throughout the entire sacred service, this young man continued to be emotional. His wife, a young girl modestly dressed, was carefully watching the whole marriage service performed in the tribal dialect and in Swahili…

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Orthodoxy renews people

This is what the Orthodox spirit does. The tradition of Orthodoxy along with local habits forms a wonderful mosaic, rich in content…

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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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A cry from Kenya: Save the children

The Diocese of Kenya is going on a rescue crusade of young children, not only for their daily food but also for educational opportunities at a payment of 20 euros per month. Let’s do it.

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August tour of western Kenya

August is considered a holiday month. However, during this period Metropolitan Makarios of Kenya continues his pastoral visits throughout the country…

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A bottle of water!

When I was first traveling to the neighboring country of Uganda, I was informed that on my trip I had to take a bottle of water with me. Since then, it has always accompanied me on my tours…

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An unexpected death in the Maasai

It is a fact that the funeral customs differ from one tribe to another. Most tribes give the impression that death is an event of great joy. But the Maasai were completely different…