(BREAKING NEWS) Repose in Christ of His Grace Bishop Athanasios Akunda of Kisumu and All Western Kenya

Today January 4, 2019, We have received the sorrowful news of the repose in Christ of His Grace Bishop Athanasios Akunda of Kisumu and all Western Kenya, MAY HIS SOUL REST IN ETERNAL PEACE!

His Grace has been bed ridden in Intensive care Unit (ICU) at St Vincent hospital in Worcester Massachusetts ,USA since early December 2018 with alternating health condition and hope of recovery but this morning he was called by his Father in Heaven.

He has been much known for his Kind and loving personality, being humble in nature and undoubtedly portraying characteristics of a living Saint.

Uganda Orthodox Church joins the Orthodox Christian brothers and sisters in Kenya in celebrating the Life of our beloved Bishop and May the Almighty Father rest his soul in peace and eternity.

Follow Link below to read Bishop Athanasios’ biography

22 thoughts on “(BREAKING NEWS) Repose in Christ of His Grace Bishop Athanasios Akunda of Kisumu and All Western Kenya”

  1. It’s a pity to hear such bad news, may his soul rest in eternal peace ” ekijukizo kyo tekilikoma H.G. Athanasius Akunda.

  2. May you rest in peace our beloved bishop we loved you but God has decided to take you to heaven,,,we really enjoyed the work of your hands bt lord has decided to take you away from us,bye Bishop Athanasios Akunda

  3. So sad today, knowing that this young man of God has left his mission here and returned to his Father in Heaven. I rejoice in meeting him and praying for him during this time he has spent ill.
    May his memory be eternal!

  4. Most incredible spiritual Father, your love for Christ is an example to all of us. You truly lead by example, your kindness ,humble life and passion for Christ will forever be remembered. “Blessed always be the road which you travel on today , as it is prepared for you a place of eternal rest” , May your memory be internal ,RIP our beloved bishop and brother in Christ.

  5. So, so, so sad, more so that he has left us in the struggle. Everytime an elder ‘passes on’, it is important for us to reflect on “that which he actually passes on? – RESPONSIBILITY. And as a pastor, we should even worry more of ourselves that he has tasked us so early. In my view, he has done much of what he needed to, but shall we afford to make his (our Orthodox) team not to lose the race? That is our challenge, not his now! RIP your Grace.

  6. May our Lord have mercy on the precious flock of Kisumu and all of Kenya as the Orthodox world grieves our separation between us and our reposed shepherd +HG Athanasius. May +HG Athanasius intercede for us all. Amen.

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