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Thanksgiving - October 6, 2019

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen! My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, Allow me to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has been supporting Saint Tabitha Orphanage and School from the time we relocated from Kibera Slums to this beautiful place. May God bless you, abundantly! […]

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The Good News – New Orthodox Africa Mission - May 2, 2019

Do you remember what you were doing February 2, 2018? If you are racking your brain trying to remember some outstanding event you wouldn’t be alone. A search for headlines that day comes up abysmally short of anything positive in major headlines. Let’s change that, shall we? Here is some good news about that day! […]

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A Nativity gift for Saint Tabitha - November 24, 2018

Since the last time we heard from Saint Tabitha’s, Father Agapios and his wife Presbytera Dora have worked tirelessly to continue serving 45 of the most destitute and most needy children in Kenya, many of whom were rescued from the largest slum in Africa. Over the many years that they have been rescuing orphans from […]

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Education Opens a World Formerly Unknown - July 16, 2018

Have you ever tried to NOT read a word or NOT recognize a letter of the alphabet? Have you ever looked at apples on a table and NOT know the number that were there; three or four? Try to imagine what it would be like to not be able to decode the world around you.  […]

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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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Encouragement, Engagement, Outcome: St. John Maximovitch Secondary School - October 29, 2017

One of the long term goals of Orthodox Africa is to foster engagement in our missions, their children, families and staff so they are inspired and encouraged to get involved in the building up Our most Holy Orthodox Faith and develop a hope for a future beyond even Our own lifetimes. To the end the […]

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Concrete Flooring Being Installed - June 16, 2017

St. Innocent Academy’s plea for help has been answered.  Glory to God! In the May 9, 2017 article Seven Floors for Seven Classrooms, readers learned of the need for concrete floors to prevent jigger infections in the feet of students and responded to the call.  Enough donations have been received so that concrete has been purchased and […]

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The Globe-trotting Director - June 13, 2017

Father Silouan and the Vicar General, Fr. Barnabas, visited Saint Innocent School Wednesday, June 7, 2017.   Father Jonah said, “I am humbled and appreciate the great donations of text books and two soccer balls. We also received enough money to finish cementing the floors of the five remaining classrooms and add doors to the school. […]

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Gratitude in Suffering – Kenya 2017 - May 23, 2017

There are days when I can barely move my body. The pain that shoots through me brings tears to my eyes at times.  There are days when the pain that shoots through my mind causes me to writhe in pain.  In my weakness God makes me strong. I am grateful. There are times when I […]

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South Kinangpop, Kenya’s Vulnerable Could Receive their Dream Home - May 20, 2017

Of the eleven recently baptized Christians in South Kinangpop, Kenya reported by Orthodox Africa and Pravoslavie.Ru, the author’s family is blessed to have sponsored twin boys; Moses and Maurice. Photographs of these young ones in their baptismal robes, standing with Fathers Methodius and Silouan, evoke conflicting emotions of sweet joy, and desperation. For their eyes […]

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