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The Feast of the Ascension (Erget)

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit One God Amen. Ascension (Erget)             God has gone up with a shout, The Lord with the sound of a trumpet. Sing praises to God, sing praises! Sing praises to our King, sing praises. Psalm 47: 5-7 The Eritrean...

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In the name of the Father and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God Amen May 1st, Miyaziya 23 (Geez calendar) the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church commemorates the martyrdom of the Prince of Martyrs, the holy and honored, the great star of the East, the fighter, the beloved, strong...

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In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, One God Amen “Truly have the martyrs rejected the desire of this world, and poured out their blood for God, and have endured bitter death[s] for the sake of the kingdom of heaven. Have compassion upon us...

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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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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.



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). 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that..... Read More »

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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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If you read John 2:1-11 in the bible it states "on the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there; 2 and both Jesus and His disciples were invited to the wedding. 3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus *said to Him, “They have no wine.” ….Jesus *said..... 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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