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St. Peter Orphanage & School in Africa - Growing Success

January 30, 2021
St. Peter Orphanage and School self-sustainability projects and child feeding program are proving successful. See the Orthodox Africa news tab for the full article. 

 

New Church Construction in Guatemala

January 30, 2021
The spiritual direction taken by these humble and “rebellious” folk cost them dearly. The flames of persecution, fanned by their former co-religionists, gave rise to hateful accusations of not belonging to a real church, just another cult, of being false prophets and followers of the Antichrist. Confusion ensued and many left the movement, leaving only 12 families, with no place to meet.

 

Difficulties of COVID for the Haitian Orthodox Mission

January 30, 2021
Their schools have been dosed on and off throughout the spring. As a result of economic difficulties around the world, Haiti suffers more acutely as they depend upon us for much of their schooling and church needs. Travel to the country has become quite difficult as there is an enforced fourteen-day quarantine required for all visitors and then a quarantine on your way back to the United States, specifically if you are going to New York.

 

Mission Week 2019 - October 21st to 25th

July 20, 2019
During the annual Hellenic College Holy Cross Mission Week, which will occur on October 21st to the 25th, His Emmience Innocentios Byakatonda of the Metropolitan and the Diocese of Burundi and Rwanda will bless HCHC with his presence. Futher, on October 24th, he will share his vision and experience on missions.

 

Spring Break - Kenya Mission Trip 2019

December 29, 2018
For many college students, Spring Break is a time to relax, rest, be renewed, and even have some fun. For numerous Hellenic College Holy Cross students, though, it's a time for putting their faith into action. Ten HCHC students will be traveling to Kenya to help built a Church at an orphanage.

 

HCHC Spring Break Trip to Project Mexico

December 29, 2018
Ten students will travel with Project Mexico to build a a home for a poor family.

 

The Manuel Family - Serving in Guatemala

September 04, 2018
They have just begun raising support for their mission and hope to depart for the field at the end of the Summer 2018. They will mostly be visiting parishes in and around Virginia, North Carolina and in the Mid-Atlantic region. To contact them and to see where they will be visiting, email them at manuelfamily@ocmc.org. Please consider becoming a part of their mission team by supporting them with your prayers and your monthly donations.

 

OCMC's 300th Team Ventures to a New Field

September 04, 2018
OCMC's 300th Mission Team was also a first for the Mission Center. A group of volunteers served in Jamaica ministering to youth, teaching the faith, and even offering demonstrations on iconography in a country were the Orthodox Church is just beginning to emerge

 

 

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