The Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church Tradition helps us live an intentional life with deep meanings rooted in the Holy Scriptures and Old Testament Gospels. The Church has always taught the necessity of penance for justification. She has instituted Lent as a remembrance of the forty days fast of our Blessed Lord in the desert and as […]

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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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In the Name of the Father, and of the Son and the Holy Spirit, One God Amen. 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. After He had washed the feet of […]

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The Church Traditions During Holy Week

The Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church Tradition helps us live an intentional life with deep meanings rooted in the Holy Scriptures and Old Testament Gospels. The Church has always taught the necessity of penance for justification. She has instituted Lent as remembrance of the forty days fast of our Blessed Lord in the desert and as a […]

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Kyrieeleison! O, Lord have mercy! Kyrieeleison! 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. After He had washed the feet of the disciples as a sign of their repentance and preparation, “He […]

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In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! The Thirteen Sufferings of the Cross (Aserte Selestu Hemamat Mesqel) Below is some excerpts from my seminar conducted at Kidus Yohannes Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church Indianapolis Indiana on Friday April 13th/2012 right after the rite of “Arbi […]

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Passion Week's (Semune Himamat) Rite

During this week, the Holy Church concentrates on one subject: The Lord Christ’s suffering. For this reason, the Psalm readings and the Canonical Hours which cover various subjects relating to the Lord Jesus Christ including His birth, His ministry, His Resurrection, Ascension and sitting on the Father's right hand and His Second Coming in His Glory, are replaced by […]

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Kyrieeleison! O Lord, Have mercy! Kyrieeleison! Today, we learn from the bible and church tradition that Christ taught in the temple and the Jews Leader/priest didn't like it.  He didn’t like the temple [body] they [We] built for Him to live. It has so much pride, ego, few jealousy, hatred…feeling of loneliness, brokenness ..Then He […]

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