The Commemoration of Archangel Raphael

Sep 8, 2016
Little Month 3, 1732


2016 Nativity Festal Message
By H.G Bishop Youssef

My Dear and Beloved Children,
It fills my heart with much happiness to greet each of you with the glad tidings of joy, the same that were proclaimed by the angel on that remarkable night when the Savior of the world was born (Luke 2:10). Today, we celebrate together the astounding and magnificent feast of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ. It is this amazing time in history that we not only recall, but relive. Accepting the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ is the only hope for the world. This is the beginning of God’s plan for the salvation of all humanity. It is a season of rejoicing and enlightenment..

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Confession: Is It Really Necessary?

Although confession is one of the seven Sacraments of the Coptic Orthodox Church (or any Orthodox Church for that matter), unfortunately, many people view it merely as an “optional” Sacrament, or one that should be practiced to purge only the most serious sins. . . Read More

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