The Word from Guatemala is JOY!

We are overjoyed as thousands of Mayan people enter the Orthodox faith. Follow us as we guide them in this transition and help us through your prayers and support.
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Soul and Body: a Video…


In Guatemala the Orthodox Church is ministering to both the soul and the body of the people. A new medical clinic will meet the urgent needs of the Maya populations near the border of Mexico. Watch “Soul and Body” (below) to learn more about the clinic that is under construction! The FATHER ANDRES GIRON CLINIC is being built by […]


Andres Giron Sanatorium and Annunciation Church, the work of healing soul and body

Addressing the special gift of physicians to alleviate pain and save lives, St. John Chrysostom would say that “they have an urgent responsibility to share their talents.” St. Basil, likewise acknowledging the gift, taught that “God’s grace is as evident in the healing power of medicine and its practitioners, as it is in miraculous cures.” […]


Archbishop Athenagoras begins Holy Week with his Mayan flock.

Christianity among the Mayan Indians is undergoing a dramatic change in places like Guatemala and Southern Mexico. This shifting of religious identity is part of a larger trend that is enveloping much of Latin America. According to the Pew Research Center report, published in November of 2014, “historical data suggests that for most of the […]

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