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49 Posts tagged Feast of the Resurrection

June 1, 2015

Highlights of the May 2015 Decrees of the Holy Synod

Fr. Moses Samaan

In the week before the Holy Feast of Pentecost, the Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church and its subcommittees convened to discuss various issues facing the Church. A summary of all the decrees may be found at CopticWorld via this link. Some notabl …

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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 cele …

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April 19, 2014

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2014

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 our Lord, God, and Savior, Jesus Christ. The resurrection of Christ made the wh …

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May 4, 2013

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2013

Fr. Moses Samaan

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 C …

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August 17, 2012

On the Resurrection of Lazarus

A man was raised up by Him who made man: for He is the only One of the Father, by whom, as you know, all things were made. And if all things were made by Him, what wonder is it that one was raised by Him, when so many are daily brought into the world b …

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April 14, 2012

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2012

Fr. Moses Samaan

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 j …

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April 23, 2011

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2011

Fr. Moses Samaan

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 Lo …

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April 23, 2011

Glorious Feast of the Resurrection and the Holy Fifty Days

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Coptic Orthodox Church brings to mind the present reality of the power of Christ’s resurrection from the dead on the third day. By His death, Christ has trampled death and has bestowed eternal life to those in the tombs. The Lord of Glory raised Hi …

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September 14, 2010

The Martyr Portrays the Icon of the Resurrection

During these blessed and joyous weeks, we celebrate the The Feast of Nairouz and the beginning of another Coptic New Year. The Church chose the beginning of the reign of Emperor Diocletian in 284 A.D. to mark the beginning of the Church Calendar, becau …

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April 6, 2010

Festal Letter 1

Fr. Moses Samaan

Come, my beloved, the season calls us to keep the feast. Again, ‘the Sun of Righteousness, causing His divine beams to rise upon us, proclaims beforehand the time of the feast, in which, obeying Him, we ought to celebrate it, lest when the time has pas …

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April 3, 2010

Paschal Letter for the Feast of the Resurrection 2010

Fr. Moses Samaan

Today we rejoice as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ, Who by His death trampled down death, and bestowed eternal life upon those in the tomb. At the beginning of this year, the Church offered a group of righteous …

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November 17, 2009

Our Response to God's Love

The Church recently celebrated the 29th day of the Coptic month of Paopi. The 29th day of certain months in the Coptic calendar is very special, because the Church, in Her wisdom, commemorates the Feasts of the Annunciation, Nativity, and Resurrection …

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