Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Inc.                                                                                Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. 

Ecclesiastical Affiliation Charter 

Date of Charter:  June 17, 2018

Saint Cyrillos and Methodios Greek Orthodox Church
                              
             
                 Bishop-Elect Reverend Father Charalambos Ocen, DipTh                                                                   Pastor / Founder
 

On Sunday, June 17, 2018, the OFE formed an ecclesiastical affiliation (charter) with Saints Cyrillos and Methodios Greek Orthodox Church, which is in Katakw, Uganda, East Africa. Bishop-Elect Reverend Father Charalambos Ocen is the founder and pastor of the church. He is a priest of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and all Africa and the Holy Metropolis of Kampala and all Uganda. 

December 27, 2016, Father Ocen was elected a member on the Board of Directors to the Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc.  For the last three years he has been an Advisory Board member for the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical. There is a thirty year history of involvement and collaboration between the OFE and Orthodox jurisdictions.

Saints Cyrillos and Methodios Greek Orthodox Church Charter