EXCELLENT WONDERFUL: Dive to 250 meters deep, in the presence of the bishops, they found water (VIDEO: “I got rid of the donkey carriage.”)

Yesterday, August 1, 2018, the Orthodox Mission Center and St. Irina Orphanage had extensive drilling work on a deep well. Up to now, water supplies were made from a 20-kilometer-long river, but neither the quality of the water nor the quantity they needed could be permanently secured. The water spring was found at a depth of 250 meters by [...]

By |2018-09-05T13:17:24+03:00September 5th, 2018|Orthodox Faith, St. Irene Mission, Water Supply|Comments Off on EXCELLENT WONDERFUL: Dive to 250 meters deep, in the presence of the bishops, they found water (VIDEO: “I got rid of the donkey carriage.”)

Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa was in Kenya on Sunday: Toiag Archdiocese Pointing to Heaven

In the last few days, His Beatitude Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa was on a pastoral visit to three dioceses in Kenya. Donate Now On August 19, 2018, His Beatitude, Patriarch Teodor II, visited His Eminence Macarie, Archbishop of Nairobi, PS Aktona, Bishop of Kisumu and PS Neofit, Bishop of Nyeri and [...]

By |2020-01-09T16:18:15+03:00August 28th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa was in Kenya on Sunday: Toiag Archdiocese Pointing to Heaven

Patriarhul Alexandriei și al Întregii Africi s-a aflat duminică în Kenya: Toiag Arhieresc îndreptat spre cer

În ultimele zile, Preafericitul Părinte Patriarh Teodor al II-lea al Alexandriei și al Întregii Africi s-a aflat într-o vizită pastorală, în trei eparhii din Kenya. Donează acum Duminică, 19 august 2018, Preafericirea Sa, Patriarhul Teodor al II-lea, a vizitat alături de ÎPS Părinte Macarie, Arhiepiscop de Nairobi, PS Părinte Akunda, Episcop de Kisumu și PS [...]

By |2020-01-09T16:18:15+03:00August 28th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Patriarhul Alexandriei și al Întregii Africi s-a aflat duminică în Kenya: Toiag Arhieresc îndreptat spre cer

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 |2020-01-09T16:18:15+03:00May 21st, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Celebrating the name day of Saints Constantine and Helen!

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 |2020-01-09T16:18:16+03:00May 2nd, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on The Sacrament of Holy Baptism in the Orthodox Christian Church

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 |2020-01-09T16:18:16+03:00April 20th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Helping Children in Need

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 |2020-01-09T16:18:16+03:00April 6th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Marking Good Friday with Epitah Procession

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 |2018-04-06T07:36:01+03:00April 6th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Orthodox Good Friday

Celebrating Orthodox Easter

In April we will celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ: the only person through whom we are reconciled to God. Easter in Kenya is celebrated according to the Julian Calendar used by the Eastern Orthodox Church, rather than on the date used in Catholic, Protestant, and other Western churches that use the Gregorian [...]

By |2020-01-09T16:18:19+03:00March 26th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Celebrating Orthodox Easter

Racism: An Orthodox Perspective

This learning how to love ultimately entails seeing all human beings as created in the image of God. This is not as easy as it seems. It’s one thing to declare that all humans are created in the image of God; it’s another thing to form oneself in such a way that such a belief [...]

By |2020-01-09T16:18:19+03:00March 20th, 2018|Orthodox Faith|Comments Off on Racism: An Orthodox Perspective
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