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Van Will Help Provide Support To Diocesan Missions - July 5, 2018

At Orthodox Africa, we work very hard to help our missions become self-sustaining. The Diocese of Kisumu in Western Kenya is no exception. Together the volunteers of Orthodox Africa and donors like you have come together to make the dream of self-sustainability a reality for our Orthodox Brothers and Sisters in Kenya. In 2017 our […]

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Stretching Our Imagination -

It’s hard to believe it is the 4th of July already. Today many of us will celebrate with friends, family, food, and fireworks, enjoying the summer heat. It’s hard to imagine a distant time when the freedom we enjoy had to be fought to the death for. It can be easy to not think about […]

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The Shepherd leads the way for his sheep - June 24, 2018

Under the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All-Africa, the Diocese of Kisumu and All Western Kenya was formed on 24th November 2015.  His Grace, Bishop Athanasios (Akunda) was ordained 6th December 2015.  The Diocese has been blessed by His Grace’s love, prayers and visitations to the 200-350 mission parishes and one orphanage under his shepherding. His […]

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The struggle is real every day - May 27, 2018

Time to go to the market.  I need eggs and fruit. How many times do you say that in any given week?  How long does it take you to get to one?  Islanders who live on the Great Lake, Victoria, in Uganda must take a harrowing 6-hour boat ride to the mainland to do so. […]

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WE BELIEVE IN YOU ! - April 29, 2018

For the most fortunate among us, our childhoods offered us the happiest of memories. Family, friends, traditions, and the love and laughter they provided us are a common thread connecting us. No matter where we grew up, the time passed building memories as we looked forward and dreamed of our futures. “What do you want […]

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Orthodox Africa Director Interviewed On Everyday Orthodox - February 23, 2018

On February 16th, 2018 our executive director Father Silouan (Brown) was interviewed by Elissa Bjelitich the host of the Ancient Faith Radio Series Everyday Orthodox. Orthodox Africa extends their gratitude to Elissa and all of the staff of Ancient Faith Radio. Please listen to this interview in which our executive director discusses why Orthodox Africa […]

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Happy Birthday Father Christopher! - January 24, 2018

January 12, 2018 was a very special day.  Nsobya Basil Walusimbi and his family decided to celebrate their father, Reverend Father Christopher Walusimbi’s 70th birthday with a surprise party. Basil said, “This was the first of its kind in his life…and he felt overwhelmed.” Surrounded by friends and family, Father Christopher received everyone with his, […]

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The Benefits of an Orthodox secondary school. - January 6, 2018

Why build an Orthodox Secondary School in the area?  What is the benefit? There are other schools available. What is the big deal? This question arises not only in the United States, but other countries as well. Many parents and guardians see no problem with their children going to schools that have different religious teachings, […]

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2017 – The Year in Review - December 31, 2017

The previous year was indeed a year of miracles, advances and pain – in fact this last year has been so full of blessings that one cannot even begin to articulate all that God has done for this mission through the hands of faithful donors such as yourself. Nevertheless, please accept this small review of […]

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The Sun and the Rain - November 19, 2017

The Book of Proverbs chapter 22 says, “Rich and poor have this in common: the Lord is the Maker of them all.” The sun shines and rain pours equally on our heads. We breathe the same air. These blessings are freely given to us by god and we share them without really giving much thought […]

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