Author: Orthodox Missionary Fraternity

Diocese of Mexico

A new church in Guatemala

The moments we all experienced could hardly be described. The faithful Mayans actively participated in chanting and singing “Lord have mercy”, “Grant us, O Lord”, “Amen” and “Christ is Risen”. The foundations of the church were shaken by the dynamic expression of their Orthodox faith…

Diocese of Arusha

A Trip to Kidamali, Tanzania

The beautiful green nature made our journeys to the villages really pleasant. On the way, we saw quite a lot of orthodox churches. In one of them, the Church of the Holy Cross, I was informed that during its laying of the foundation stone the Orthodox African priest as well as construction group workers were fiercely attacked by Roman Catholics…

Congo (DRC)

Sowing Season

The cultivation of plants, vegetables, fruit trees in our nurseries, greenhouses and cultivated land, besides curing our own needs, is also a means of maintaining our Holy Monastery in order to make it self-sufficient as well as one of apprenticeship for the young indigenous novice monks of our Holy Monastery in the ministry of the gardener…

Diocese of New Zealand

The first Orthodox priest from Samoa explains how he came to Orthodoxy

while I was growing up, I thought to myself, “Why are they so many churches worshipping one God? What is the True Church? Somehow, I used to hear in the Roman Catholic and the Anglicans and some others say in the Creed: ‘I believe in One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church’.” I kept on praying to God through the Holy Mother that one day I would be shown the direction to the True Church…