Orthodoxy Reaches the Island Kingdom of Tonga

Fr. Pavlos Patitsas - Orthodox Christian Network - 23/10/16 Under the spiritual leadership of His Eminence Archbishop Amfilochios the Orthodox Church has now been planted in the Island Kingdom of Tonga. This past Sunday, October 16, 9 persons were baptized in the newly constructed font situated directly behind the altar of the small chapel. The chapel also ...

A Growing Missionary Family: The Patitsas Family, OCMC’s Newest Missionaries to New Zealand

Please pray for OCMC’s newest missionaries Fr. Paul and Pres. Katerina Patitsas who are currently serving at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Auckland, New Zealand. Through your support that can further answer their call to share the Faith with the people of New Zealand and throughout the islands of Fiji, Tonga, and Samoa!

OCMC - Alex Goodwin- April 2016 Thanks be to God, the Church is reaching out all over the world! OCMC is blessed to have so many missionaries to count as part of our growing family. The newest additions to this family are Fr. Paul and Pres. Katerina Patitsas along with their children. They are missionaries serving with ...

I came to cast fire upon the earth

Vespers in Samoa

Orthodox Mission fraternity- October 2015- Fiji “Blessed is God, who desires all men to be saved, now and forever and to the ages of ages. Amen.” Peace and joy be upon you from the Pacific islands Fiji, Tonga and Samoa. With the help of our Good God three projects have been completed in Fiji: the majestic Holy ...

Orthodox Mission in the Kingdom of Tonga

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December 2014 Dear brothers, “Christ is born, give glory!” These words of the composer were heard in the far Tonga islands for the first time, this year. Their echo reaches every corner of Oceania. God enters the life and history of Pacific Islanders and the joy that He spreads to their pure souls is mirrored in their innocent faces. ...

The fire of Pentecost in the Pacific islands

Baptisms in Viti Levu, Fiji

November 2014 -  Diocese of New Zealand - Fiji  Dear brothers in Christ, members and associates of the Orthodox Missionary Fraternity, may the blessing and joy of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. In the book of the Acts, chapter 16, we read that when Paul and his missionary team were in a region called Mysia, near ...