My beloved brethren and children,
As we start this blessed New Year, I would like to congratulate you and extend my best wishes to you all. My beloved brethren and children, I wish you all a healthy, joyous, prosperous, and spiritual New Year, through the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. As we start . . . → Read More: New Year Message from Bishop Mina 2017
When we give thanks to the Lord, we are glorifying God, acknowledging His loving kindness to us. Come, taste and live the life of Thanksgiving to God for His glorious works and love to us!
He who lives the life of thanksgiving is a noble person, acknowledges and does not forget . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving – By His Holiness Pope Shenouda III
Lord, make it a blessed year… A pure year to please You… A year in which Your Spirit prevails… And joins in working with us… Hold our hands and guide our thoughts from the beginning of the year till its end…
Let this year be Yours, to please You… It is a New Year, . . . → Read More: A Prayer for the New Year – By His Holiness Pope Shenouda III
A New Year is a serious moment in which we stand and look where we are and where we should be. It is an opportunity to reflect on whatever changes need to be made in our lives. These changes can be made with the help of the Holy Spirit. It is a . . . → Read More: How to Start a New Year?
As we begin a New Year, here are some simple meditations to keep before our eyes and reflect upon in our hearts at all times.
Remember your weakness, then you will be more cautious and you will not submit to the thoughts of pride and false glory which . . . → Read More: Always Remember – by Pope Shenouda III
The subject of Halloween is something that has caught my attention over the last few weeks. Some might ask Why?
As this is a natural part of life in America, they may add that: “this is the second important occasion on our yearly calendar after Christmas. Its a fun time for . . . → Read More: Halloween: Hallowed or Harmful? – by Bishop Suriel
Today I feel like saying, “Thanks be to God” Thanks… for everything God gives us abundantly; health, happiness and propserity. Thanks… for the hard lessons that have helped me to know myself better and others. Thanks… for the opportunities to cultivate patience, tolerance and hope. Thanks… for the failures I have stomached because that taught . . . → Read More: Thanks be to God
“Oh, give thanks to the LORD, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever” (Psalm 106:1)
“Thanks be to God” is often the attitude expressed among Christians for good health, for safe travel, or perhaps for a special blessing. Christians typically give thanks to God for all the good that . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving Purifies the Heart – by Bishop Youssef