Filseta | St. Mary's Assumption

During our Lady’s departure, the Lord came with tens of thousands of angels, & disciples living & departed. As they were to bury her body, the Jews tried to take it & one of the soldiers, Tewfanya, attempted to grab hold of the bier and put it to the ground, but the angel of the […]

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Tsom Filseta  Why do we Fast? In Tewahdo Orthodox Church Holy Tradition, every feast is preceded by fasting and prayer. Fasting plays an important role as a moral and spiritual discipline. Fasting is an offering, a voluntary refraining from that which one is allowed, springs from the love and respect which one feels for God. […]

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St. George | Qidus Gīyorgīs

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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