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 and brave chief of the […]

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In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! As we get ready for Holy Week, our Lord extends the same invitation to us who wish to see His glory, who desire to be by His side at the Holy Resurrection. Are we willing to be by His side, […]

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The Fast of Nineveh 

“What do you mean, sleeper? Arise, call on your God; perhaps your God will consider us, so that we may not perish.” (Jonah 1:6) In the name of the father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Have we ever wanted to run away from something, someone or life? Do we remember moments […]

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Do you fast? 

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen. On fasting by St. John Chrysostom Fasting is medicine. When we take medicine we need to know the appropriate time to take it, the right amount and the condition of the body on which to take it. If any of […]

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In the name of the father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! "Is not this the fast that I have chosen" (Isaiah 58:6). Saint Isaac the Syrian on Fasting The man who loves the conversation of yoke-mate fasting is a friend of chastity. Just as the satisfaction of the belly […]

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In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God Amen. Saint Demiana was born in third century Egypt and was the only child to her pious Christian parents. When still young, her mother departed and her father, Mark, became her sole caretaker. Mark loved his daughter dearly and […]

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In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God Amen. “Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” (Luke 2:14). As we continue to rejoice with our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ on the day of His birth, we come to learn a […]

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        In the name of the Father, of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! What Is The Purpose Of The Nativity Fast (Advent Fast)? Why is the Church concerned with the Nativity Fast, in which her members fast for more than forty days? Undoubtedly, the Incarnation of the Word of God […]

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Zemene Tsigie: In the orthodox tewahdo church, Zemene tsige/tsome tsige meaning The Season of Flower (produce) is a 40 day optional fasting period which begins September 26 and ends November 5 of geez calendar. During this time our church dedicates in fasting (preformed on one's free will), praying and more to remember the hunger, thirst, poverty, sadness and all the […]

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The Importance of the Holy Cross | Mesqel

“You have given a banner (a sign of Cross) to those who fear You, that it may be displayed because of the truth. That Your beloved may be delivered” (Psalm 60:4) Would you wear a tiny electric chair “an instrument of execution” around your neck? How strange would you say a tool of torture would […]

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