CORONADO: RUSSIAN ORTHODOX MISSION IN COSTA RICA CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

November 2014 The clergy and faithful of Costa Rica recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of the parish of Our Lady of Vladimir Church. On Wednesday, November 5, the church’s current rector, Archpriest Serge Lukianov, arrived in Coronado. Two days later, Archpriest Daniel McKenzie arrived in the Costa Rican capital of San José, not far from the ...

MEDICAL MISSION TO AGUACATE BEGINS

Dr. Manteris extracts decayed teeth from a young child as mother looks on

Mayan Orthodox Church - October 2014 While construction for the medical/dental clinic in the Mayan village of Aguacate was underway, a dental team headed by Dr. Willie Manteris, and including his daughter Nikki and Robert Kirschner arrived on August 10th. Their plan was to offer fluoride treatment, dental screening and treatment of the most serious types ...

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 ...

EBOLA VIRUS AND THE ORTHODOX MISSION’S CHALLENGE IN SIERRA LEONE

Report by: Archimandrite Theistocles Adamopoulos Forwarded by: Jon Tsambazis OCP News Service - 9/4/14 Ebola a European Threat! The fear of the infection has even reached Europe resulted in an Air France flight from Guinea (Conakry) being quarantined (April 4th) for two hours in Paris. Because of its former colonial links with West Africa, particularly with Guinea and the constant ...

“A COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY OF THE SEMINARY IS ALSO RECOMMITMENT TO ITS VISION AND MISSION” Said His Holiness Aram I

CATHOLICOS ARAM I DECORATES THE COUPLE ALECCO AND ANNIE BEZIKIAN, BENEFACTORS OF THE SEMINARY WITH THE INSIGNIA OF “CILICIAN PRINCE” On Wednesday 20 June 2012, His Holiness Aram I presided over the 82nd graduation ceremony held at the seminary in Bikfaya, Lebanon. During the ceremony, seminarians read texts from the Bible, prayers from St. Gregory of ...

Gethsemane Convent Commemorates St Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles

5/8/2011 THE RUSSIAN CHURCH MISSION IN THE HOLY LAND As reported by the official website of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, on August 4, 2011, Gethsemane Convent held its feast-day celebrations of St Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles. All-night vigil and Divine Liturgy and the monastery were led by His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin, Germany and Great ...

DETAILS REGARDING THE ORTHODOX MISSION IN THE CAMEROON

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and All AfricaThirteen churches, two missionary centres, eighteen boreholes for drinking water, three field clinics, three schools, are just a few of the examples of the Greek contribution to the people of them Cameroon. Other works of the Orthodox Church follow, that support the people of the area: ...