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Timeline

  • 1949: The first church, the Assumption of Virgin Mary, is built by the Greek Community.
  • 28-3-1957: Archbishop Makarios of Cyprus visits Tana, where he is warmly welcomed. 
  • 1994: Archimandrite Nektarios Kellis arrives in Madagascar and systematically commences his missionary work.
  • 1995: The first Madagascan priest, father Ioannis Rakotontrazaly, is ordained by Chrysostomos, the Metropolitan of Zimbabwe. Nektaria Paradisi, a nun from St Patapios, arrives to assist father Nektarios Kellis.
  • 1997: The Holy Diocese of Madagascar is founded: this diocese also includes the islands of Mauritius, the Comoros, Mayotte, and Reunion. The First Bishop elected is father Nektarios Kellis.
  • 11-9-2004: Eighteen victims die when a Chinook helicopter falls into the sea near Mount Athos, in Greece. Among the dead is Nektarios, the Bishop of Madagascar.
  • 14-11-2004: Following the death of Nektarios, the second Bishop of Madagascar is elected: father Ignatios Sennis.
"Parousia Agapis" Society (Presence of Love)

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Tel. +30 210 400 3654
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email: info@orthodoxmadagascar.org

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