St. Augustine's Episcopal Church

Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y.


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St. Augustine's companion parish in the Diocese of Matlosane in South Africa is St. Paul's, located in the rural village of Enselsrust in the NorthWest Province of South Africa. St. Paul's belongs to the Parish of Sannieshof.

St. Paul's parish in Enselsrust

Enselsrust landscape

Lacking electricity in their village, the vestry talked of their parish by candlelight

The women of St. Paul's took wonderful care of visitors from the U.S.

Fr. Elias Lekoro celebrated a candlelit Eucharist

Children of St.Paul's

A pilgrimage from the Diocese of NY to the Diocese of Matlosane

The youth of St. Paul's dance with great exuberance

Where in the world is Enselsrust ???

You won't find 'Enselsrust' on many maps, but this is the approximate location.

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