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And yet, God is Faithful - September 12, 2018

Life at Saint Barnabas Orphanage and School, life continues as it does for all people in the world.  A few days ago, Father Methodios purchased seven tons of wood for fuel.  The fuel prices have been hiked by 16% at the pump. This burden has begun being passed to the consumer. Every item’s price has […]

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My time on Bukasa Island visiting Annunciation Orthodox Church in the Pearl of Africa (Uganda) - July 30, 2018

By Paul Neustrom When I first arrived on Bukasa Island, I was overwhelmed with the sight of one of the most beautiful Orthodox churches that I have seen built in a very traditional Russian/Byzantine style. This is located in a very picturesque setting.  The island of Bukasa is one of the further most of the […]

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There’s No Place Like Home – Father Methodios’s Final Thoughts - June 24, 2018

On an early  Kenyan morning in May at the St. Barnabas Orphange, Father Methodius woke up with one mission on his mind – to say goodbye to the  many children he cares for there, and head to America. There is always a bit of excitement and culture shock when we travel to another country. Beyond […]

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Orthodox Africa Mission 2018 Update Two Week One - June 15, 2018

Kenyawa, Kenya – 1stWeek June 14, 2018 After being here almost a week, I can say this has to be one of the hardest, but truly delightful, experiences of my life.  The poverty is so rampant that I couldn’t sleep thinking about it and not having heat in my hotel.  Shivering and thinking of the […]

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Orthodox Mission 2018 Update Number One - June 10, 2018

Our Assistant Director Paul Neustrom had the privilege of celebrating the Divine Liturgy with Father Constantinos and the community of Saint Irene’s Mission today. He has been reflecting on the difficulties of not having the benefit of many forms of modern technology, yet what many of us would find so tricky can also lead to […]

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From Darkness to Light – One Stone at a Time - March 18, 2018

The parishioners at Annunciation Orthodox Church on Bukasa Island, in Uganda are blessed to have Father Christopher Walusimbi and Matushka to care, nurture and teach the Orthodox Faith to them.  They are deeply grateful, yet due to widespread poverty are unable to provide any kind of income to them.  During our Executive Director’s visit to […]

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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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Week Of The Last Judgement - February 12, 2018

Today’s Gospel reading from Saint Matthew 25 verses 31-46 serves as an “un-official” anniversary for Orthodox Africa. It was because of today’s Gospel that our Founder, was challenged to determine how he could one day answer Christ when he finally stands in front of him at the dread Last Judgment and asked him, “Did you […]

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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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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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