Day: April 1, 2021

Christmas gifts to Tanzanian families

A few days before Christmas, we are all busy preparing for the festive meal, which shall be an occasion of joy and meeting for the whole family. In Africa, many are the families that donot have the “necessary” goods, as is the case in the “civilized” societies. Nevertheless, the joy is manifest and is endlessly …

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A Trisagion service conducted on the tomb of the first priest of Tanzania

His Grace Bishop Agathonikos of Arusha and Central Tanzania, exercising his duties as locum tenens of the Bukoba Diocese, conducted a Trisagion service on the tomb of the late Fr. Sosthenes Kiyonga. Fr. Sosthenes was the first Orthodox priest ordained in Tanzania with a huge missionary work. He is the father of Fr. Anastasios Kiyonga, …

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Assembly of priests at the Diocese of Bukoba

Moreover, on Saturday 19 September an assembly of Priests was held at the Diocese of Bukoba, during which his Grace Bishop Agathonikos of Arusha and Central Tanzania, locum tenens of the Diocese, appointed the new General Patriarchal Commissioner of Bukoba, Archimandrite Chrysostomos Maidonis, and thanked the priests for their admirable cooperation during that year of …

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Relay race love

Η διανομή τροφίμων και η παράθεση συσσιτίων είναι ορισμένα από τα βασικά αγαθά που μπορούμε να προσφέρουμε στους αδελφούς μας στην Αφρική. Ο καθημερινός αγώνας για την εξεύρεση τροφής είναι άνισος. Πόσα παιδιά στην Αφρική επιστρέφουν από το σχολείο και δεν βρίσκουν ένα πιάτο με ζεστό φαγητό; Για αυτά τα παιδιά αξίζει να συνεχίσουμε αυτή …

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First Divine Liturgy in Igangimale

A festive Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the newly constructed Holy Church of the Assumption of the Theotokos on the day of the feast of the Assumption of the Theotokos, on the 15 th of August, in the village of Igangimale, of the Iringa area, of the Diocese of Arusha and Central Tanzania. The faithful …

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Care for people with mobility problems

Another significant aspect, which His Grace Bishop Agathonikos of Arusha and Central Tanzania attaches special importance to, is the care for people with special needs. The purchase of a wheelchair seems like a utopian dream for many of our brothers and sisters in Tanzania. Nevertheless, his Grace, responding to the need of one of our …

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