St. George Church in Sporting, Alexandria concluded its annual youth week today. This year witnessed the 15th conference entitled ‘My Christ and myself’ from February 11-14th with the participation of several bishops and clergy and hundreds of the youth.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II issued a decision today to assign Bishop Daniel, head of St. Paula monastery in the Red Sea as a papal Vicariate of the Red Sea after the death of its bishop Abba Theofilis. The funeral of the late bishop was held today at St. Peter Church in Abbaisa in the presence of many clergy from the diocese.
Alrimas production house announced its movie Pope of the Arabs, a biography about the late Pope Shenouda III will be soon at cinemas. The promo showed footage of the popes life, his recent illness, as well as the speech of President Sadat. The film is directed by Albert Makram, produced by Ibrahim Ishaq.
Bishop Makarious of Minya published a message on his social media accounts in which he wished all families a happy Valentine’s Day. He explained that love emotions are the most precious gifts to offer to the beloved ones in that occasion.
Secretary-General of the Council of Churches of Egypt participated in the week of prayer for unity held at St. George Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Giza. The prayers are held in the presence of representatives from all Christian denominations in Egypt and the Christian congregation.
Bishop Theophils of the Red Sea died yesterday at the age of 77 after suffering from severe illness. He was born on April 6, 1942, and graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University in 1967. He was ordained a monk at the Syrian monastery and was called Father Ignatius on 5 October 1976.
The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced a rise in remittances from Egyptians working abroad by 270.2 $ Million US during December 2018. Statement added that the total remittances were 2.2 billion US$ compared to 1.9 billion US$ in November 2018.
His Grace Bishop Takla of Dishna inaugurated today the vessels of the church of Archangel Michael in Abu Manaa, Dishna. The holy mass was attended by a number of clergy and the congregation of the church.
From January 29 to February 2, Youth Bishopric held its semi-annual conference for youth under the slogan the secret place of the Most High in the presence and patronage of His Eminence Bishop Moussa of Youth, Bishop Raphael of Central Cairo, and Bishop Michael of the Gardens of Al-Qubba, Abbasiya and Al-Wailey. The conference was attended by about 700 young men and women from 58 dioceses and discussed the protection of God to his children.
As the whole world is celebrating Valentines Day, I would like to talk today about offering love before gifts. I am talking here about the mature love that is expressed by giving. Yes, one should express his love by giving from his time, efforts, money and etc. This concept extends to love our children, homeland, church, family, friends and spouses. Thus, lets think today about the love that we can offer to those