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π. Ερμόλαος Ιατρού

π. Ερμόλαος Ιατρού
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Ο π. Ερμόλαος Ιατρού είναι ιεραπόστολος στο Μαλάουι, όπου διακονεί με μεγάλη επιτυχία από το 2008.
Fr. George is a native priest with plenty of pure, selfless love inside him. In a very short time his congregation has grown large enough to fill the church, and there are still new people coming to embrace Orthodoxy...
While the taxi was passing outside the Church of Sts. Athanasius and Cyril though, the woman heard the same voice say the same words: «If you want to be saved, go inside this church and do not go to hospital.» Once this happened, the woman lost her senses and collapsed...
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!»...
The person in charge of this ministry, Fr. Kallinikos, often tells us that we need to increase the quantity and quality of food so that the children can withstand hardships and the difficult environment they live in. We look at him uneasily and sadly. Everything requires sacrifice. The poverty that surrounds us prevents us from giving more. We do everything in our power, but we know this is not enough...
The money you offer us for our Mission, dear brothers, becomes daily meals for 300 children in our parishes, assistance for poor or sick families, visits to prison in support of the prisoners, fees for some cases of poor students...
This year with the long delay of the rainy season, it is very likely that the crop will fail. The richer inhabitants have reasonable suspicion that they will become poorer and the poor that they will die of hunger...
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...
Let us all rejoice in the pure joy of the parishioners of the newly established Saints Cosmas and Damian parish in Malawi...
In almost 10 parishes that have been formed, our orthodox brothers gather in thatched huts. It is there that they pray. It is there that their holy services are conducted. In the rainy season the roofs are often leaky, or the mud bricks collapse.
With your support, a new well of water is ready in Likulezi, Malawi. But this is not your only gift...