Golgotha Good Friday Cross Jesus Our Lord and Savior

Pictures from this year’s 2015 Good Friday Prayer Service at SMSA2

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Tomorrow morning, Friday April 3, is the last day of fasting – there will be Divine Liturgies and Holy Unction in both Woodward Church & 60th Place Church from 8:00am-12:00pm. Tomorrow evening, there will be English & Arabic Operettas, to prepare us for the Passion Week. It will be presented at 8:00 PM in 60th…

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Since the first century, Christians have endured persecution. Yet in the midst of death, the Church remained alive and hopeful remembering Jesus’ promise.

Mr Ezzat Youssef’s mother-on-law, the mother of Mrs Samia youssef and the grand mother of Drs John & Mariam Youssef passed away in Chicago. The family will receive condolences in Woodward Church on Sat Feb 28 at 11:00 AM after the Divine Liturgy.

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Below is a Letter To ISIS from the Coptic Community in response to the recent events: To My Friends, the killers, You beheaded in cold blood 21 Copts, only because they are Christians and refused to leave their God and their faith… I want to thank you because: You made them kneel not before you but…

Prayer Vigil This Thursday For The 21 Martyrs Who Were Slaughtered By Isis in Libya

The Coptic Orthodox Church that presented many martyrs over the centuries, proved that she is still “the mother of martyrs”. The faith, courage, valor and steadfastness of our martyrs in Libya is a lesson for all of us. Therefore, we invite all to a ceremony honoring them on Thursday, February 19th from 7-9 pm in…

Jonah

Enjoy this PDF eBook from HH Pope Shenouda III, Contemplations on the Book of Jonah: Learn More About Jonah and Jonah’s Fast Below Daily Readings For Feb 3 2015 | 26-Tobi-1731 From the book of Jonah, may his holy blessings be with us all. Amen… The Fast of Ninevah (Jonah’s Fast)

nativity-feast-fasting-tips

As we know, the Nativity Fasting started today and will end on Jan6. Below are some proposed practices that can help us in improving our spiritual life. Fasting Practices for the Nativity: Choose one of the following exercises to do during the fasting period so that you may benefit Wake up half an hour earlier than…

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