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 7, 2017. Throughout this Fast, we commemorate the events that preceded the birth of our Lord Jesus …

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 …