Category: Spiritual Articles

The Journey from Jerusalem to Golgotha

Introduction and Forward By Hegomen Louka Sidarous Our Church, inspired by the Holy Spirit, has compiled a marvellous plan for the Passion (Passover) Week, so we may get into the depth of the passions of our Good Saviour. The readings of the Church during this week are the breath of the Holy Spirit speaking through …

Beginning the Nativity Fast: More than a Diet

For those of us following the Old (Julian) calendar, as we do in the Coptic Orthodox Church, we have just begun the Nativity Fast, which culminates in the Feast of our Lord’s Nativity in the flesh on January 7th. Throughout this Fast, we commemorate the events that preceded the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ …

The Miraculous Journey of the Divine Incarnation

He was born, but He was born from eternity, He was born of a woman, but she was a Virgin: so, a Divinity and a Humanity were united, He has no father on earth nor a mother in Heaven. His Mother carried Him in her womb, but the Prophet knew Him while still in his …

The Scared Bride

I’M SCARED!Once I asked a young girl: Why you do not like to confess? She replied that she used to be scared when she thought to confess. I asked her, “What the feeling of a bride at the day of her marriage celebration? Is she in need that parents incite her to go to the church …

Seek Faith

St. Paul the Apostle says, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Prove yourselves. ” (2 Cor. 13:5).    The faith here is not that of the mind or just the name; it is the real faith, a life-style that one lives in God and shows in all his deeds and all …