O Lord, Give Me Water!

In the name of the Father, the Son, the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! O Lord, give me water! The Samaritan woman sat by the well, with her jar to draw water in broad daylight. Why did she choose to come at midday where the sun is too high and can burn her? When she […]

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On this day, Our church celebrate joyfully the birth of St. Mary. As one saint said, “This day is for us the beginning of all holy days. It is the door to kindness and truth. Let both the barren and mothers dance for joy; make bold and leap up in gladness, O ye childless; for […]

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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 and brave chief of the […]

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In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Christ rose from the dead in the body in which He was born, crucified, and died. Thus when He went to heaven following the resurrection, His disciples were troubled because they thought He was a spirit, as did the Emmaus […]

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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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Christ is Our Man

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen!   John 5:1-18 “When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had been in that condition a long time, He said to him, “Do you want to be made well?” (John 5:6) Christ stood there observing the […]

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The Second Coming

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! The Second Coming of our Lord, God, & Saviour Jesus Christ. Today the fifth Sunday of holy lent, our church commemorates the second coming of our Lord, which is called Debre Zeyit or the mount of olives. It is named […]

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Time to Rejoice!

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Time to Rejoice! “Rejoice always!” In the first Thessalonians 5:16, we are told to "rejoice..." not when times are good or when times are okay, "ALWAYS!" As Christians, it is in times of trouble when we SHINE brightly. That’s when […]

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Communal Fasting & Worship

In the name of the Father, the Son, & the Holy Spirit, One God, Amen! Communal Fasting & Worship During these difficult days, we are increasingly called upon to worship as a community in the unity of Spirit, in one voice. What is communal worship, and how does it differ from individual worship? What is […]

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