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Every Penny Counts - September 10, 2017

When I see a child whose pants don’t cover thin legs & ankles, whose toes have worn through their shoes, or whose skin is chapped and dry from the cold, my heart aches. My mind turns towards a way to help. There are many charitable organizations to which a person can donate. A good question […]

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Prayer is the light of the soul - August 6, 2017

“There is nothing more worthwhile than to pray to God and to converse with him, for prayer unites us with God as His companions. As our bodily eyes are illuminated by seeing the light, so in contemplating God our soul is illuminated by Him. Of course, the prayer I have in mind is no matter […]

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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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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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Saint Barnabas Orphanage & School: Campaign followup - May 19, 2017

Saint Barnabas Mission: Service to Man is Service to God The Saint Barnabas Mission in South Kinangop, Kenya was started in 2007 by Father Methodius and his wife Everlyn. They were eating lunch one day, and noticed three young children picking through scraps. They invited them over then to eat with them, and soon, feeding […]

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Saint Barnabas Orphanage & School: A Campaign for a Permanent Lunch Location - May 17, 2017

Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School give children a healthy start and a reflective journey of life while being nurtured into successful individuals. They are offered an opportunity for education while helping to protect them from unhealthy indulgences and corrosive contamination. By transforming the lives of these children, a stable base upon which they can be […]

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Some of the Boys of Saint Barnabas’s Orphanage Sing the Cherubic Hymn - May 15, 2017

Learn more about St. Barnabas Orthodox Mission here.

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Kenya 2017 Update-2 - May 14, 2017

Today at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School we had the blessed pleasure of baptizing and welcoming eleven new Orthodox warriors into the Orthodox Church.  Of the eleven, two are teachers at the school and nine are students. The newly illumined were as young as three years of age up to age 30.  Newly illumined Moses and […]

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