And the Light shines in the Darkness: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

And the Light shines in the Darkness: Come Receive the Light Radio Interview

Listen to this moving conversation between Fr. Chris Metropulos and Sandra Anderson about the Hogar Rafael Ayau Orphanage in Guatemala.  Sandra has been a long time supporter of the orphanage and shares the history and current work of this unique ministry to abandoned children in and around the Guatemala City area. Next, our guest host...

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2016 Guatemala Youth Work Team

2016 Guatemala Youth Work Team

    In Guatemala there are hundreds of children and young adults hungry to learn more about their Orthodox Christian Faith.  A short-term OCMC mission team has been invited to offer a summer Church school program for two communities outside Nuevo Conception in southwest Guatemala to teach basic Orthodoxy. If...

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Orthodox Church Opens Medical Clinic in Guatemala

Orthodox Church Opens Medical Clinic in Guatemala

“Why did God give this medical clinic to us?” On August 20th, this question spread around the village of Aguacate, Guatemala. An isolated town close to the Guatemala-Mexico border, Aguacate is home to several thousand Maya Indians who speak Chuj and broken Spanish. Most of the people in Aguacate entered...

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How Orthodoxy Came to Guatemala

How Orthodoxy Came to Guatemala

In this episode of Journeys to Orthodoxy, Chris Vlahonasios interviews Jesse Brandow, a young man  answered the call given to every Christian to bear witness to Christ. Jesse shares the story of how Orthodoxy was introduced to Guatemala with the indigenous peoples there, descendants of the ancient Mayan civilization. We...

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