ORTHODOX SEMINARY OF ST. ANDREW BEGINS WORK IN GUATEMALA

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Pravoslavie.ru  - 10/8/17 A new seminary program has begun training eager candidates in Guatemala, where the Orthodox Church is rapidly growing, missionary to Guatemala and Mexico Jesse Brandow writes on his Facebook page. The program aims to educate leaders of all types in the Church, whether clerical or lay, and features instruction on-site and via Skype. “Today we began a ...

Memory Eternal! + Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Central America and Venezuela

The Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America - 19/6/17 +Memory Eternal+ "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live." John 11:25 His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch, the Holy Synod of Antioch, and the Archdiocese of North America announce with great regret the departure to ...

Orthodox Missions among the Aztec People of Mexico

You are needed to be a part of the 2016 Orthodox Mission Team serving in San Esteban and Pisaflores, Mexico, from March 26th to April 2nd. Spanish speakers are strongly encouraged to apply!

OCMC News - November 2015 The seeds of Orthodoxy are flowering all over the world, even in Mexico where, under Archbishop Alejo of the Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of Mexico, communities of Aztec people have embraced the Faith. For the past couple of years, OCMC, in partnership with the Orthodox Church in America's (OCA) Department ...

OCMC INAUGURATES CLINIC OUTREACH IN GUATEMALA

Village woman seekong treatment for her child

The Mayan Orthodox Church - September  2015 After one year of planning, building, equipping and hectic last-minute preparations, the Father Andres Giron Clinic in Aguacate, Guatemala began operations on August 20, 2015. It was staffed by a dedicated team of nine 0CMC (Orthodox Christian Mission Center) health professionals. It had been a year fraught with challenges ...

Project Mexico Mission Trip: A Reflection

HCHC-  Jason Oneida, Holy Cross Class of 2017 During spring break this year, I participated in my first mission experience through Project Mexico. This fantastic ministry is based out of St. Innocent’s Orphanage near Rosarito, Mexico, and seeks to build homes for impoverished families that live in the area. My fellow missionaries and I went there ...

Planting Grant Missions : Building for the future in San Esteban – Mexico

San Esteban, Mexico

SYOSSET, NY [OCA Department of Evangelization] - January 2015 The Orthodox Church in America’s Diocese of Mexico received the Church Planting Grants in 2013 and 2014 for a unique purpose, given the unique evangelistic needs in Mexico. “A sizeable portion of the work of the diocese is in remote villages, which were brought into the Orthodox Church ...

OCA, OCMC partner to send mission team to Mexico in June 2015

Members of 2013 San Esteban mission team with Archbishop Alejo at Mexico City’s Ascension Cathedral.

SYOSSET, NY [OCA] - December 2014 The Orthodox Church in America, in partnership with the Florida-based Orthodox Christian Mission Center, will be hosting a mission teaching team to San Esteban and Pisaflores in the OCA Diocese of Mexico June 20-27, 2015. “Both Pisaflores and San Esteban are villages of native Aztec Orthodox Christians nine hours northwest of ...

Armenian Communities of Mexico Included in the Western Diocese of the Armenian Church of North America By Pontifical Encyclical of Catholicos of All Armenians

December 2014 Following a request by the Eastern and Western Dioceses of the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church of North America, by Pontifical Encyclical of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian communities of Mexico have been removed from the jurisdiction of the Eastern Diocese of the USA and are now ...

“Changing the World : Transformation through Missions with Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage as a Model.”

November 2014 The Rev. Nicholas Andruchow (SVOTS 2002) and his wife Presbytera Merilynn (Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology Class of 2002) presented a free public lecture at St. Vladimir's titled "Changing the World: Transformation through Missions with Project Mexico and St. Innocent Orphanage as a Model." Held in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium on campus, the ...

How the Only Orthodox Priest on the Hawaiian Islands Lived and Worked

A photo of Archimandrite Innokentiy Dronoff of blessed memory taken in 1937

September 2014 From Island to Island with the Word of God on His Lips - How the Only Orthodox Priest on the Islands Lives and Works [The following is a translation by Priest Anatole Lyovin of an article that appeared in the Russian magazine Rubezh [Borderland], published in Harbin, Manchukuo, on 20 February, 1937.] Not so long ago ...

Moscow Patriarchate’s parish opened at the centre of Mexico City

  2/8/14 In compliance with an agreement between Archbishop Justinian of Elista and Kalmykia, authorized by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, and the Catholic Primate of Mexico, Archbishop Norberto Rivera Carrera of Mexico City, the 17th century Catholic Church of the Conception of the Virgin Mary was handed over for the free temporary ...

MEDICAL MISSION: UNMERCENARIES NEEDED

Robert Kirschner of Surgicorps with village child

Mayan Orthdooxy - June 2014 On May 29th, Robert Kirschner representing Surgicorps, Maxwell Dotson the CEO of the newly formed NGO- One World, One Community- and I traveled to the remote village of Aguacate, Guatemala, located a short distance below the southern border of Mexico. Our purpose was to explore the possibility of building a health ...

OCMC MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY: Mission Outreach to Mexico

Orthodox Christian Mission Centre - May 2014 Consider joining an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team to Mexico in 2014. Be a visible expression of solidarity with the faithful at the Mission of San Esteban the first Martyr, outside of Mexico City. This team to Mexico has been invited to offer youth and adult catechism, and to be part of ...

MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY: Mission Outreach to Mexico

Orthodox Christian Mission Centre  Announcement - April 2014 Consider joining an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team to Mexico in 2014. Be a visible expression of solidarity with the faithful at the Mission of San Esteban the first Martyr, outside of Mexico City. This team to Mexico has been invited to offer youth and adult catechism, and to be ...

Introducing Mayan Orthodoxy

Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Mexico - April 2014 Visit website here: Who are the Mayan Orthodox? The Mayan Orthodox are a group of several thousand Guatemalans and Mexicans who came into the Orthodox Church in 2010 under the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Mexico. They are called "Mayan" Orthodox because the majority of the converts are descendants of ...

Orthodox MISSIONS OPPORTUNITY: Mission Outreach to Mexico

OCMC- April 2014 Consider joining an OCMC Orthodox Mission Team to Mexico in 2014. Be a visible expression of solidarity with the faithful at the Mission of San Esteban the first Martyr, outside of Mexico City. This team to Mexico has been invited to offer youth and adult catechism, and to be part of the life of ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk awarded Mexico’s Order of the Legion of Honour

On January 17, 2014, during the grand reception held on the occasion of the name-day of Metropolitan Anthony of Mexico, Central America, Venezuela and the Caribbean Island (Patriarchate of Antioch), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk was awarded Mexico’s Order of the Legion of Honour, one of Mexico’s highest insignia awarded by the President of Mexico to ...

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mexico’s prime minister

On January 16, 2014, during his visit to Mexico, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the head of the Mexican government, Mr. Miguel Angel Osorio Chong. The prime minister warmly welcomed Metropolitan Hilarion, describing his visit as an event important for Russian-Mexican relations. He told His ...

Easter on way for the Orthodox

By Andrew Estocin / Albuquerque resident - 15/4/13 Easter is a distant memory for most New Mexicans. Look down the aisle of your local store and one finds only a clearance bin of damaged Easter bunnies mixed in with threads of plastic green grass. Yellow marshmallow Peeps are an endangered species on the candy aisle. Meanwhile, ...

Did the Pope quit to dodge blame for misdeeds or just to do the right thing?

Igor Ogorodnev, RT 24/2/13 The latest allegation that a gay priest blackmail scandal was the reason for Benedict XVI’s sudden resignation shows that his sudden decision will be queried long after his departure, perhaps robbing him of his greatest achievement while in office. Italian newspaper La Repubblica has reported that the Pope was overwhelmed when presented with evidence ...

Challenge of Syria awaits next Greek Orthodox patriarch

  Van Meguerditchian The Daily Star - 14/12/12 BEIRUT: Confronting the challenges facing Syrian and Lebanese Christians will top the agenda of the new Greek Orthodox patriarch, who will be elected this month to succeed Patriarch Ignatius IV Hazim. At least 18 bishops from Greek Orthodox archbishoprics around the world will meet at the Balamand Monastery near Tripoli ...