Glorious Feast of Resurrection

“Kristos Tense’a Em’mutan” (Christ Is Risen From the Dead)   We are gathered here on this day to remember Christ’s resurrection from the dead. It is not just the day that HE rose from the dead, it is the day that our resurrection was declared. The day that the power...

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 But Why the Cross?

Good Friday “Arbi Siqlet" Why the Cross? But Why did He need to die in this way? Why the Cross? Was there any other way for God to redeem us, beside the Cross? Before explaining anything we have to understand the basic consequence of our original parents' sin. When Adam...

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Kyrieeleison! O, Lord Have mercy! Kyrieeleison! Contemplation of Passion of Christ on Good Friday Passion week for believers has been a spiritual walk together along the way to Calvary with Our God and Savior Christ. It is a Passover we have been longing for throughout our lives; a Passover from...

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Kyrieeleison! Holy Thursday- Misete hamus ምሴተ ሐሙስ Today our  Church teaches two most important thing. Christ’s humbleness and Holy Communion. Our Lord instituted the Sacrament Holy Communion on Thursday, just a few hours before His arrest and trial. This is the day on which Christ celebrated the Passover with His...

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Semune Himamat: Wednesday

Kyrieeleison! O, Lord Have mercy! Kyrieeleison. Kyrieeleison! Wednesday- The Jews, Judas, and Satan [Our God and Lord, Christ betrayal] On Wednesday of Holy Week, two things took place 1. Satan enters Judas, who seeks out the Jewish authorities in order to betray Jesus for a price. 2. Mary had lovingly...

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The Holy Fifty Days (BeAle Hamsa)

The Fifty Holy Days is a special season of our church. The prominent feature of this period is joy. The Church prays with a festal tune in all Her liturgies and prayers. During this period, there is no fasting on Wednesdays and Fridays, and private fasts are not allowed. The Church lives the life of happiness, which was experienced by the holy disciples after Christ’s resurrection and His appearance to them. 
The Holy Fifty represent for us a very small taste of the heavenly kingdom. A time when the Lord is present among us and the work and struggles that were a part of our spiritual life on earth are behind us. It is a period of rejoicing in the Resurrection of our Lord and our resurrection with Him. It is the time to experience the new life in our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the period in which a person, who has practiced self-control over material things during the 55 days of Great Lent, rises to live joyfully in the spirit and worship God in spirit and truth.  If a person plants with effort, toil, and tears during Great Lent, then the Fifty Holy Days are the time of harvest, accompanied by joy and gladness. 

As we hear and live through the prayers, hymns, and readings of the Holy Church, may our Lord help us to enjoy the journey of the Fifty Holy Days.

 
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We kiss the hands of bishops and priests because in the context of the Divine Liturgy, the hands hold and distribute the holy Body and Blood of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! This is an enduring and centuries old tradition in the Eastern Christendom that has a purely metaphorical connotation; of course, this is not to leave out..... Read More »

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Life = Jesus Christ "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). 
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We should not participate in any dance because dancing involves bodily movements which are sexually suggestive and can be classified under the heading of "lasciviousness or lewdness" (Gal 5:19-21). Surely a Christian would not want to engage in that type of activity. The close body contact or the erotic movements that characterize so many of the rock-oriented dances would arouse..... Read More »

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We believe the Virgin Mary is sinless (Free from the sin of Adam) Sin entered the world first when Adam and eve disobeyed God and ate from the tree that was not allowed for them to eat. Gen 2:16-17, Gen 3:1-24, Romans 6:23. After eating the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and eve lost their . As..... Read More »

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There is a difference between betting and assigning a prize in a competition. Having contestants compete to win a prize in a competition is not a sin but betting on who is going to win is like gambling and is a sin. In dealing with each other the Holy Bible says, "Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love,..... Read More »

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The answer to this question is simple as our scholar father John Chrysostom said "The Law of the King [Fitha Negest] - A Christian must not go to a wedding {nuptial banquet] to clap his hand rhythmically or to dance with his feet; rather he shall eat in a quiet way as is proper to saint.  Chapter 11. or 446..... Read More »

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