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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

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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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Kenya 2017 Update - May 13, 2017

After fifteen long hours of travelling, Father Silouan arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, May 11.  Met by Father Methodius (St. Barnabas Orthodox Orphanage & School) and Father Constantinos (St. Irene Orthodox Mission Center, Father Silouan was quickly whisked off to see the children who have been waiting and waiting […]

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Seven Floors For Seven Classrooms - May 9, 2017

St. Innocent Academy in Tiriki, Kenya is full of laughter.  146 students between the ages of just two years old to eleven years old fill its seven classrooms, sitting four to a desk.  The temporary school building itself is made of corrugated steel, with dirt floors and no doors, yet for many of the students, […]

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Together in Christ - April 5, 2017

It’s so cold! You hurry into your home, a plywood, barn-like structure, and sigh with gratitude that the wind is at least cut off even if you still have to wear your hat and coat. At least it is better than sleeping in the cold, garbage‑strewn streets of Kibera slums outside where some of the […]

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Drought crisis continues – Impact is high -

In its 27 February, 2017 Press Release, the Kenya Meteorological Department of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources indicated that the outlook for the seasonable long rains in March-April-May is not good and depressed rainfall will continue.  This is expected over the most of the country and especially the eastern regions. The impact on […]

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