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My Trip to Kenya Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 6 Saturday, January 26, 2019

By | March 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Trip to Kenya :Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 6; Saturday, January 26, 2019   Marina Holland holds a worn out soccer ball at St Barnabas Orphanage and School. there is great need for a proper play field at the orphanage We slept in this morning till around 8:15. The family was [...]

My Trip to Kenya Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 05 Friday, January 25, 2019

By | February 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

St Barnabas teaches Christianity, and every day there is a religious education class. I slept poorly again last night, and am still quite tired.  But not as tired as Papathia (Fr Methodius’s wife), seven and a half months pregnant!  She is just worn out.  Part of me wants to stay at the house and help [...]

My Trip to Kenya Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 04, Thursday, January 26, 2019

By | February 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Trip to Kenya Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 04 We awoke today to very thick fog in the mountains.  At breakfast we discussed our schedule for the day, then headed out to the school for the first time: St Barnabas Orthodox Orphanage and School.  A few of the kids are Orthodox, but most [...]

My Trip to Kenya: Blog of Matushka Marina Holland Wednesday, 1/24/19 12:12 pm

By | February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

We arrived at the airport in Nairobi, finally, around 1am.  Poor Fr Methodius!  He’d been sitting at the airport since 11pm waiting for our flight!  He did not know that it was delayed!  When we powered up our phones again, there was a message from him asking if we were still coming!  Thankfully, he did [...]

Part 02: My Trip to Kenya Blog of Matushka Marina Holland 1/21/19 10:46

By | February 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

    Love Field (Airport) We are already through security at Love Field in Dallas.  Took 22 minutes! TSA workers were smiling and friendly and helpful, in spite of the government shutdown and working without getting a paycheck.  No hiccups at all.  Right now we are sitting at a La Madeleine café, waiting for our [...]

My Trip to Kenya-A blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 01 – Jan 18 2019 (ns)

By | January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

My Trip to Kenya- A blog of Matushka Marina Holland Part 01 – Jan 18 2019 (ns) Last fall, Fr Methodius of Orthodox Africa came to the US to raise awareness of and funds for the orphanage he has established in Kinangop, Kenya. Kinangop is a small, remote village 50 miles northeast of Nairobi. It [...]

Biography-The Late Bishop Athanasios Akunda’s of Kisumu and all Western Kenya

By | January 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|

H.G Bishop Athanasius Akunda was born Amos Akunda in Kenya in 1971. He was the eldest of six children whose father is a theologian from St. Tikhons Theological Seminary. He became Orthodox at the age of 8 after his parents converted to Orthodoxy. He attended Makarios III Seminary in Kenya and graduated with a Diploma [...]

IS IT EVIL TO ADVERTISE ABORTION? -Kenya orders Marie Stopes to ‘cease’ all abortion services

By | December 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

IS IT EVIL TO ADVERTISE ABORTION? Pro-life Nation of Kenya orders international abortion business Marie Stopes to ‘cease’ all abortion services Kenyan medical authorities have banned Marie Stopes, the worldwide abortion provider, from offering any kind of abortion services. In September 2018, Marie Stopes was instructed to desist from promoting its services via Kenyan radio [...]

SENSIBLE ADVISE FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS- Fasting for the Pregnant Woman

By | December 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

SENSIBLE ADVISE FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS Fasting for the Pregnant Woman / Fasting when family members resist. Fasting is something that must be done by the heart as well as by the stomach. The nursing or pregnant woman should not follow the strict fast. She should fast according to the Spirit. This is not hard to [...]

Icon of St. Nektarios streams myrrh on his feast day, Archbishop of Nairobi reports

By | November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Nairobi, Kenya, November 14, 2018 A miracle occurred at the seminary in Nairobi recently, reports His Eminence Archbishop Makarios (Tillyrides) of Nairobi and All Kenya. On November 9, the feast of the great St. Nektarios of Aegina, an icon of the saint at the Patriarchal Seminary of Archbishop Makarios III in Nairobi, where they faithfully [...]

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