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Borehole Drilling a Dream Come True

Borehole Drilling a Dream Come True Borehole at St Irene Orthodox Mission Center and Orphanage. Water is Life and this is the way we could display God's love in dedicating the water well to the kids at the orphanage and needy community around us where people have no access to get enough water to cater [...]

By | August 12th, 2018|Water Supply|0 Comments

Celebrating the name day of Saints Constantine and Helen!

Today is Constantine's and Hellen's Name Day May 21st is the name day of Saint Constantine and Saint Helen. Saint Helen was born inDhrepanon of Bithynia in Asia Minor, in the mid-3rd century A.D. She was the mother of Constantine the Great. Constantine the Great was a Roman Emperor and the first Emperor of Byzantium, who solidified the freedom of [...]

By | May 21st, 2018|Orthodox Faith|0 Comments

Flooding in Kenya – Buying Gumboots for the Kids

Flooding in Kenya - Situation at the Mission Center As of 10th May, 2018, Floods have displaced over 211,000 people across Kenya and reportedly killed 72 people. We have been encountering challenges at St Irene Orthodox Mission Center & Orphanage due to flooding in the playgrounds; Kids are unable to play in the field and [...]

By | May 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank You Mum

THANK YOU MUM For being my pillar of strength For the countless bedtime stories For the piles and piles of laundry For taking those classes to provide for a better future For sharing your beautiful fashion sense with me For washing behind my ears For taming my unruly hair For choosing life For Bringing me [...]

By | May 13th, 2018|St. Irene Mission|0 Comments

The Sacrament of Holy Baptism in the Orthodox Christian Church

The purpose of Holy Baptism To remove the consequences of the 'original sin'. To wash away all other sins committed before the time of Baptism if the person is beyond the age of infancy. To unite the person to "The Body of Christ" (that is, the Church), and to open the door of salvation and [...]

By | May 2nd, 2018|Orthodox Faith|0 Comments

Helping Children in Need

St Irene Orthodox Mission Center & Orphanage empowers orphans and vulnerable children, their families, and their communities to build a foundation of action and hope for a healthy and sustainable future by offering education, protection, shelter, food security, psychosocial support, medical care and spiritual nourishment. Donate Today We feel called to serve orphans and vulnerable [...]

By | April 20th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|0 Comments

Marking Good Friday with Epitah Procession

Anyone with kids knows that Holy Week can be a challenging yet extremely rich experience!  Although the night services postpone bed time, we try to remember, it's just for one week, and nothing else quite seems to matter. Yes, the services can be long, so this post is dedicated to the "something special" in each night that makes [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|0 Comments

Orthodox Good Friday

Millions of Orthodox Christians commemorate Good Friday, also known as “Great Friday” to remember the events leading up to Jesus' crucifixion. The Orthodox Easter dates usually differ from the dates used by western churches because most Orthodox churches retained some version of the Julian calendar, which is older than the Gregorian calendar, commonly used today. What Do [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|0 Comments

Every Drop Counts

Clean Water is a Challenge in remote areas of Kenya, and only a very small portion of it is drinkable. Taking simple steps to save water in your daily activities can add up to a significant number of gallons of water conserved. And water conservation is a key link between balancing our current and [...]

By | April 5th, 2018|Water Supply|0 Comments

School Uniforms For the Needy Kids

Many children in Njabini area fail to start school on the first day of school because they don't have the appropriate school uniforms.  There are many families that simply cannot afford to purchase the required school attire for their children. Uniforms are considered a form of discipline that schools use to control student behavior and often promote conventional gendered [...]

By | March 27th, 2018|St. Irene Mission|0 Comments
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