The Papal Encyclical for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection, 2016
لتحميل النسخة العربية اضغط هنا
In the Name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God. Amen.
ÉÉ<rictoc ÉAnec]@ Aly;oc ÉAnec]
Ekhristos Anesti, Alithos Anesti.
Christ is Risen. Truly, He is Risen.
I congratulate you my beloved for the Glorious Feast of Resurrection, and commend you the joy of this holiday. I congratulate the entire Coptic Orthodox Church. The Metropolitans, Bishops, priests, deacons, and boards of churches. I congratulate all the servants, youth, children as well as all the Christian families universally. I congratulate all
Hosanna in the highest; what praise, what great depth of beauty and worship that the multitudes cry to Christ! Who really is this Man that comes riding on a donkey with great humility? He comes with neither army nor stallion with His head void of the majesty deserving thereof. As Christ the King enters through the gates of Jerusalem, the multitudes greet Him with exceeding bliss, they proclaim, “Hosanna.” But what is the meaning of the term uttered in all four of the Gospels? Derived from the Hebrew as meaning “save, rescue”, the heart reaches out to her Lord calling for salvation from He alone who can offer it. Although exalted above all, the Most High humbled Himself and took the form of a servant (Phil 2:7) and blessed my nature in Himself in order to save me.
By Kyrillos Rezkalla
The Church has provided her children with numerous stories of heroes who have overcome the world through their love for Christ. The Church has offered an abundance of martyrs to the Lord as an expression of this great love. St. Moses the Strong, also known as St. Moses the Black, exemplifies the transforming power of the Gospel; his story of victory over the evil that once was ascribed to his name, inspires listeners and readers over many generations to pursue the life of repentance.
St. Moses was born from a Berber tribe in the year 332 A.D. and little is known of his youth and early years. He excelled in the life of evil, and contrary to the stories of his virtue that were to spread concerning him later in his life, he earned a reputation as a murderer, fornicator and thief among the many examples of his
Halloween - by H.G. Bishop Youssef
My Dear Brethren,
The peace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
As October 31st draws near, I want to make all uninformed Christians in our Diocese aware of certain traditions celebrated in the United States on this day. The "Halloween" celebration pays tribute to Satan. Every act revolving around Halloween is in honor of false gods. False gods are spirits in the Satanic realm.
"We only do this for fun", some say. "We do not actually practice witchcraft", others repeat. I often wonder how one justifies the celebration of Halloween, the day Satanists have set aside as their "holy day". I am told that
Dialogue With God
An Audio Sermon by H.H. Pope Shenouda III
"أبر انت يا رب من ان اخاصمك. لكن اكلمك من جهة احكامك. لماذا تنجح طريق الاشرار. اطمأن كل الغادرين غدرا" ﺃﺭﻣﻴﺎء12:1
"You are always righteous, O LORD, when I bring a case before you. Yet I would speak with you about your justice:
Why does the way of the wicked prosper?
Why do all the faithless live at ease?" Jeremiah 12:1
Click here to listen to this contemplation by Pope Shenouda.