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December 16, 2015

The Holy Theotokos as the Living Temple

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Last Sunday, faithful in the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated with great joy the Feast of the Entry of the Holy Theotokos Mary into the temple. Although this event is not mentioned in the Holy Scripture, it is firmly rooted in the Holy Tradition of the Church, especially from a book known as the Protoevangelium of James, which offers details concerning the early life of the Holy Theotokos. When the Holy Theotokos was only three-years-old, her …

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January 26, 2015

The Feast of our Mother’s Dormition

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On Thursday, 27 January (21 Tuba), faithful in the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrate the Feast of the Dormition of the Holy Theotokos Mary. In this blessed Feast, we remember the falling asleep of the Mother of God to the cares of this world. Her beloved Son came with the hosts of the heavenly powers to escort her pure soul into the heavenly habitations while her body was entrusted to the Holy Apostles for burial in …

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December 28, 2014

He Danced Before He Could Walk

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As part of our preparation for the Glorious Nativity of our Savior, our Mother, the Holy Church, nourished us today on the third Sunday of Koiak with the account of the visit of the Holy Theotokos Mary to her cousin, the Holy Elizabeth.In Luke 1:41, we read what happened when the Holy Theotokos greeted her: “And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, that the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was …

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