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April 1, 2014
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April 2, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy

    Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Prayer Meeting & Bible Study in Old Testament

    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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  • Confession sessions with appointments

    Time: 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm

    Description: جلسات إعتراف بمواعيد

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April 4, 2014
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April 5, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (General Kandeel for Sunday School)

    Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Vespers and Bible Study

    Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Midnight Prayers & Tasbeha

    Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Description: Confession sessions during Tasbeha, appointments not needed

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April 6, 2014
  • The Holy Liturgy القداس الإلهي

    Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Sunday School & Youth Group Service

    Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

    Description: مدارس الأحد لكل المراحل

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April 7, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (Feast of Annunciation)

    Time: 8:30 am - 11:00 am

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April 9, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy

    Time: 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

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  • Prayer Meeting & Bible Study in Old Testament

    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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  • Confession sessions with appointments

    Time: 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm

    Description: جلسات إعتراف بمواعيد

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April 11, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (Last Friday of Great Lent)

    Time: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Description: General Kandeel followed by a Holy Liturgy

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  • Youth Meeting

    Time: 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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April 12, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (Lazarus Saturday)

    Time: 8:30 am - 11:00 am

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  • Vespers (Palm Sunday)

    Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Midnight Prayers & Tasbeha

    Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Description: Confession sessions during Tasbeha, appointments not needed

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April 13, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (Palm Sunday)

    Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Description: 7:00am The Morning Offering of Incense
    9:45am The Gospel
    12:15pm The completion of the liturgy and the start of the General Funeral Prayer
    1:00pm The completion of the General Funeral Prayer

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  • Evening Pascha

    Time: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 14, 2014
  • Morning Pascha (Prime & Third Hour Prayers)

    Time: 6:00 am - 7:30 am

    Description:

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  • Morning Pascha (Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Hour Prayers)

    Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Evening Pascha

    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 15, 2014
  • Morning Pascha (Prime & Third Hour Prayers)

    Time: 6:00 am - 7:30 am

    Description:

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  • Morning Pascha (Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Hour Prayers)

    Time: 11:00 am - 1:15 pm

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  • Evening Pascha

    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 16, 2014
  • Morning Pascha (Prime & Third Hour Prayers)

    Time: 6:00 am - 7:30 am

    Description:

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  • Morning Pascha (Sixth, Ninth, and Eleventh Hour Prayers)

    Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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  • Evening Pascha

    Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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April 17, 2014
  • Morning Pascha (Prime Hour Prayer)

    Time: 6:00 am - 8:00 am

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  • Morning Pascha (Third, Sixth, and Ninth Hour Prayers)

    Time: 9:30 am - 10:45 am

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  • Lakkan Prayer (Liturgy of the Water)

    Time: 10:45 am - 11:45 am

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  • Holy Liturgy (Covenant Thursday)

    Time: 11:45 am - 2:00 pm

    Description: 12:00pm The Offertory
    12:30pm The Gospel
    2:00pm The completion of the Holy Liturgy

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  • Evening Pascha

    Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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April 18, 2014
  • Morning Pascha (Prime Hour Prayer)

    Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 am

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  • Prayers of Good Friday

    Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

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  • Apocalypse Night

    Time: 11:30 pm - 5:30 am

    Description: 11:30pm The Apocalypse Night Praises
    3:30am - 5:30am Reading of the Book of Revelation

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April 19, 2014
  • Holy Liturgy (Joyous Saturday)

    Time: 5:30 am - 7:30 am

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  • Holy Liturgy (Feast of Resurrection)

    Time: 7:30 pm - 1:00 am

    Description: 7:30pm The Morning Offering of Incense
    8:45pm The Offertory
    9:30pm The Resurrection Act and Cycle
    10:15pm The Gospel
    1:00am The Completion of the liturgy

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April 21, 2014
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April 25, 2014
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April 26, 2014
  • Vespers and Bible Study

    Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Midnight Prayers & Tasbeha

    Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

    Description: Confession sessions during Tasbeha, appointments not needed

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April 27, 2014
  • The Holy Liturgy القداس الإلهي

    Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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  • Sunday School & Youth Group Service

    Time: 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

    Description: مدارس الأحد لكل المراحل

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April 30, 2014
  • Prayer Meeting & Bible Study in Old Testament

    Time: 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

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  • Confession sessions with appointments

    Time: 8:15 pm - 9:00 pm

    Description: جلسات إعتراف بمواعيد

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Baptism: Crowning Back into the Original Glory

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“Purify our bodies; wash us from our iniquities; make us worthy of the dwelling of Your Holy Spirit in our souls. Enlighten our minds that we may behold Your praiseworthiness. Purify our thoughts and mingle us with Your Glory…” (Fraction to the Son)

On the eleventh of Tobe, two weeks . . . → Read More: Baptism: Crowning Back into the Original Glory

The Transformed Holy Cross

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Crucifixion was an ancient form of capital punishment. It was degrading, humiliating, and caused agonizing pain. Ultimately the HOLY CROSS symbolized absolute failure and death. Due to its barbaric nature, crucifixion was reserved for the lowliest of criminals: the slaves’ death or the murderers’ punishment. Today, many still look upon the HOLY CROSS . . . → Read More: The Transformed Holy Cross

The Nayrouz and Christian Testimony

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The word ‘Nauruz’ is a Persian derivative from the second century AD. It literally means new day, from nau new + ruz. The Persian New Year’s day is celebrated at the astronomical vernal equinox as a day of great festivity since it marks the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere.

. . . → Read More: The Nayrouz and Christian Testimony

St. Mary, Mother of God: “Humble Hands”

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Two thousand years have passed since the time of our Lord Jesus Christ on earth leaving behind much room for intellectualization as well as speculations; but above all casting a perpetual illumination on the type of life our dear Mother of God had led and the duties carried out by those “humble hands”.

. . . → Read More: St. Mary, Mother of God: “Humble Hands”

St. Mary: An Icon of Simplicity

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To write about the virtue of Simplicity is to write about St. Mary. Although many virtues found residence with the Mother of God, yet when it comes to Simplicity, St. Mary immediately stands conspicuous and a sole source of inspiration and reference. In the book the Songs of Songs we read There are . . . → Read More: St. Mary: An Icon of Simplicity

Pope Shenouda III: Lived His Eternity

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March 17, 2012 is the day of Heavenly Departure of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, the 117th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark.

“As the deer pants for the water brooks, so pants my soul for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the . . . → Read More: Pope Shenouda III: Lived His Eternity

The Holy Great Fast and Spiritual Discipline

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“The true fast is that in which sins, anger, tongue, and instincts are under control.” — St. Basil the Great.

The Holy Great Fast is often referred to as “The Spring of Our Spiritual Life”. Spring being the most beautiful season of the year and a time of spiritual renewal.

. . . → Read More: The Holy Great Fast and Spiritual Discipline

Jonah – “The Lord, his God”

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“Where can I flee from Your presence? If I ascend into Heaven, You are there; if I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea, even there Your hand shall lead me, and Your right hand shall hold me” (Psalm 139:7-10).

. . . → Read More: Jonah – “The Lord, his God”

The Holy Spirit, Sent to Strengthen

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“Nevertheless I tell you the truth. It is to your advantage that I go away; for if I do not go away, the Helper will not come to you; but if I depart, I will send Him to you” (John 16:7).

The Glorious Feast of the Pentecost lasts for one day . . . → Read More: The Holy Spirit, Sent to Strengthen

Raised Up to Sit in Heavenly Places

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“And raised us up with him, and made us sit with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus” (Eph 2:6).

Our Salvation was achieved by our Lord Jesus Christ’s death on the cross and accomplished by His resurrection and lifting up from this world into heaven. The fullness of Christ’s . . . → Read More: Raised Up to Sit in Heavenly Places