On Monday the 10thof October 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa visited the St George Missionary Centre in Marondera, 75 km from the capital of zimbabwe, Harare.
“Clear signs are imprinted here of the contribution of Greeks who gave of what they had to the missionary effort of the Second Throne Patriarchate”stated the Primate when entering the church of St George, accompanied by His Eminence Seraphim of Zimbabwe and Angola and the Patriarchal Vicar of Cairo Bishop Nikodimos of Nitria.
His Beatitude thanked the Chairman Mr Vaios Prantzos and the members of the Brotherhood of External Missions in Thessaloniki for the financial contributions they have made. He also referred to the contribution made by the previous Metropolitan, now Metropolitan George of Accra, as well as that of Seraphim, for all that they have done in Marondera for the indigenous African Orthodox and the few Greeks and Cypriots who live there.
He also congratulated Fr Ioannis the Parish Priest who is a graduate of the “St Athanasios” Patriarchal Academy of Alexandria for his productive service as a priest.
He then donated food parcels to families in the area.