The Byzantine Orthodox Church is Pentecostal and Evangelical, but not Protestant. It is orthodox, but not Jewish. It is Catholic, but not Roman. It isn’t non-denominational – it is pre-denominational. It has believed, taught, preserved, defended and died for the Faith of the Apostles since the Day of Pentecost over 2000 years ago. Byzantine Orthodox Catholic Church Maintains an unbroken Tradition and Apostolic Succession from Saint Andrew the first-called Apostle.

Byzantine Orthodox are followers of Jesus Christ, the eternal Son of the Living God, who in His great mercy came into the world and assumed our human nature by becoming a man so that He could save us from our sins by His passion, death, resurrection and glorious ascension to Heaven. We are the witnesses to God’s saving action in human history, and the bearers of the Good News of Christ to the ends of the earth.

VOCATION

Start a Parish

Start A Parish

It generally takes at least three families (including the priest’s family) to start a viable mission, but my experience and observation have found it to be true. An Orthodox parish needs a lot of basic liturgical items. When starting off, you should talk to other clergy in the area …

 

Parish Ministry Resources

As Fr. Alexander Schmemann wrote, “To recover the missionary dimension of the church is today’s greatest imperative.” With the help of priests, bishops and active lay members of the Byzantine Orthodox Church has collected resources to help in paris…

Holy Priesthood

As the Christian Church grew, each nation and culture who received the Gospel in turn influenced the growth of the Church. Even at a relatively early stage in the history of the Church, two major heritages developed and remain with early stage in the history …

Religious Life

As the Christian Church grew, each nation and culture who received the Gospel in turn influenced the growth of the Church. Even at a relatively early stage in the history of the Church, two major heritages developed and remain with early stage in the history…


ECUMENICAL RELATIONS

ONLINE CHAPEL

The members of the Byzantine Orthodox Church are allowed to receive The Sacrament of Penance, Eucharist and Anointing of the Sick from a Roman Catholic Priest and vice versa. Canon 844 of the Roman Catholic Church canon law contained within the 1983 Code of Canon Law (1983 CIC), which defines the licit administration and reception of certain sacraments of the Catholic Church in normative and in particular exceptional circumstances.

Joint Declarations

During the reign of Patriarch Mor Ya`qub III an attempt was made to narrow down the differences in explaining Christology between the Syriac Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church. This resulted in a joint declaration issued …

Dialogues

In the past few decades, many Roman Catholic theologians and even Popes have spoken of the first seven councils as ecumenical in some sort of “full and proper sense”, enjoying the acceptance of both east and west…

Inter-communion

The Byzantine Orthodox Church is an autocephalous Jurisdiction that shares the Christological Position of the Oriental Orthodox Church and uses the Byzantine Tradition, we are bi-ritual rite using the liturgy of the…

Sermons

As the Christian Church grew, each nation and culture who received the Gospel in turn influenced the growth of the Church. Even at a relatively early stage in the history of the Church, two major heritages received the Gospel in turn …

Don’t pray for an easy life

Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.


PROJECTS

Byzantine Orthodox

Vocational School

The Byzantine Orthodox Church of Antioch in Africa plans to build a standard Secondary and Vocational School that will provide quality education and professional training to students and youths who will graduate with the ability to …

 

Byzantine Orthodox

Seminary

Support our effort to acquire a 30 acres of land to be used as recollection centre: this will provide accommodation for men and women who would consecrate their lives to God’s Service as religious monks, nuns and priests, it will have a retreat …

Byzantine Orthodox

Retreat House

As the Christian Church grew, each nation and culture who received the Gospel in turn influenced the growth of the Church. Even at a relatively early stage in the history of the Church, two major heritages developed and remain with…

Byzantine Orthodox

Rehabilitation Centre

Attacks by Islamist Boko Haram militants increased dramatically from mid-2014, causing an unprecedented protection crisis in north-eastern Nigeria. The insurgency has reportedly forced over 1.5 million people to flee to other parts of the…


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Byzantine Orthodox

Byzantine Orthodox