April 30, 2016

Paschal Message for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2016

Your Joy No One Will Take From You (Jn. 16:22)   رسالة عيد القيامة المجيد 2016   My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you a joyous Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. The Resurrection of Christ grants us everlasting joy, as our Lord Jesus Christ promised His disciples, “Therefore you now – …

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January 5, 2016

Festal Letter for the Feast of the Nativity 2016

In every major Feast of the Lord, our father in Christ, His Grace Bishop Serapion, issues a Festal Letter to congratulate his children on the Feast and lift their minds to the important meanings therein. Festal Letter for the Feast of the Nativity 2016 [pl_alertbox type=”info”] Download this Festal Letter in PDF and Microsoft Word formats. [/pl_alertbox] [pl_tabs][pl_tabtitlesection type=”tabs”] [pl_tabtitle active=”yes” number=”1″]ENGLISH[/pl_tabtitle][pl_tabtitle number=”2″]ARABIC[/pl_tabtitle][/pl_tabtitlesection] [pl_tabcontentsection][pl_tabcontent active=”yes” number=”1″]My Beloved the Blessed Children of the Church, It is my – …

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April 10, 2015

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2015

“Always Leads Us in Triumph in Christ” (2 Cor. 2:14) My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you the blessings of the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection, in which we celebrate the resurrection and victory of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ, as well as our liberation from the bondage to evil and death. During the feast of – …

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January 5, 2015

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2015

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is born, let us glorify Him! Christ is from heaven, let us go and meet Him! Christ on earth, let us exalt Him! It is my pleasure to wish all of you a blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ, Who came for our salvation.  We celebrate God’s wondrous love for us, since He made Himself of no reputation – …

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January 5, 2014

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2014

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, It is my pleasure to wish all of you a joyous Feast of the Nativity of our God, Lord, and Savior Jesus Christ, Who came to our world to save us from bondage to sin, to rule over our hearts, and to help us enter into His Heavenly Kingdom. The Wise Men, who came to see the Divine Baby in Bethlehem, were the first fruits of – …

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May 4, 2013

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2013

The Resurrection of Christ gives us strength in time of weakness and allows us to feel the Divine power, which is with us and is greater than the power of evil, upon which those who persecute us and fight against us depend on. My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you a Glorious Feast of the Resurrection of – …

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January 5, 2013

Papal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2013

I congratulate you my dear beloved children on this blessed Christmas, wishing you the blessings of joy, richness and peace in your life, work, and families from the Holy Born Baby in the manger – blessings. May all Christmas celebrations find you filled with peace in spirit and good health. The Precious Event The incarnation and birth of our Lord Jesus Christ is one of the most precious events in the history of mankind. In – …

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January 2, 2013

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2013

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, It is my pleasure to wish you a Blessed Feast of the Nativity, in which we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, Who was incarnate for our salvation. The Birth of Christ is a new beginning for all mankind. Through His Birth, our Lord Jesus Christ has shined on humanity, similar to when light dawns and shines in the pitch-darkness. St. John – …

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April 14, 2012

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2012

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church Christ is Risen Truly He is Risen Today, we rejoice in the Resurrection of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. Indeed, today is the day which the Lord has made. The Resurrection of Christ is not just a historical event, but is a living event which we live and rejoice in it. The Resurrection of Christ is the resurrection of all of us, as St. – …

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January 7, 2012

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2012

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, It is my pleasure to wish you a Blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ and a joyous New Year. This past year was deeply tinted with the blood of our martyrs in Alexandria, Al-Muquattam, and Maspero. We lived through the harsh events in Egypt and America.  In Egypt, the Church offered tens of pure martyrs and hundreds of confessors as victims of the religious – …

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April 23, 2011

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2011

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen Truly He is Risen “But after I have been raised, I will go before you to Galilee.” (Matt. 26:32) It is my pleasure to wish you a glorious Feast of the Resurrection, asking our Good Lord to grant us the joy and power of His glorious Resurrection. The Resurrection of Christ gives us power and joy in the midst of the difficulties and – …

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January 7, 2011

Festal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Nativity 2011

My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, I start my message with the same words that St. Gregory the Theologian started his sermon for the Feast of the Nativity in 380 A.D., “Christ is born, glorify Him. Christ from heaven, go out to meet Him. Christ on earth, exalt Him.” Our celebration this year comes amidst hardships.  The groaning of the injured and those imprisoned, along with the tears of their families and – …

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