Holy Baptism

Fr. Silouan and I have just returned to our hotel room from baptizing a group of 10 catechumens on the Island of Leyte.  This was the first time that I have baptized any Orthodox in the ocean.  It was a blessed experience.  Tomorrow we will be serving the first communion to the newly illumined.  Here are some photos of the blessed sacrament.

Preparing for the service

Preparing for the service

On the beach

On the beach

Beginning instructions

Beginning instructions

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Holy Chrism

Holy Chrism

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As many as have been baptized into Christ

As many as have been baptized into Christ

Handing out baptismal crosses

Handing out baptismal crosses

Tonsuring Anastasia

Tonsuring Anastasia

The newly illumined

The newly illumined

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5 Responses to Holy Baptism

  1. Innocent says:

    Sealed!

  2. Xenia Yohannan says:

    Glory to God for all things! This is wonderful news!
    Thanks for posting the pictures and keeping us updated.
    Xenia & Frank

  3. fr. silouan says:

    This is wonderful Father, May God bless you and all the newly illumined. f.s.

  4. sr. marieta v. calderon says:

    praise God, do you have worship house here in manila, i want to join in worship thanks pls respond am from manila thanks

    • orthodoxnepal says:

      Father Konstantine Lautillo would be happy to hear from you. He can tell you how to get to his church in Parañaque. I have two phone numbers for him: +63 999-880-0095 or +63 917-526-5971 One or both numbers should help you get in touch.

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