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Offline mike

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First church in Rwanda
« on: March 27, 2012, 01:13:54 PM »
With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa, two weeks ago construction began for the first Orthodox church in Rwanda. It is named after the Holy Trinity and is being built on one hectare of land purchased by donation from an anonymous donor (20,000 euros) and other Christians (15,000 euros). It is built in Nyamata, 2 km from the New International Airport with the support of the "Brotherhood of Orthodox External Missions of Thessaloniki".
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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 01:25:02 PM »
Glory to God!   :angel:

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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 03:30:23 PM »
Praise God!
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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2012, 04:42:51 PM »


May the parish prosper and grow....and be the source of salvation for countless souls!

Glory be to God, and many, many blessed years to the new parish!!!
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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2012, 04:50:19 PM »
Glory to God!  Many years!
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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #5 on: March 27, 2012, 05:12:29 PM »
I wonder whether the missionary work would be easier if they used Ethiopian rite instead of Byzantine one. Rwanda is not Ehiopia but still.

Anyway, Many years regardless of rite!
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Re: First church in Rwanda
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2012, 05:23:07 PM »
Praise God!  :angel: