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19 Posts tagged Great Lent

February 12, 2015

GYP Lenten Retreat: Register Today!

Fr. Moses Samaan

“The day when God is absent, when He is silent – that is the beginning of prayer.” -Met. Anthony Bloom (Beginning to Pray) Under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 6th Annual L …

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March 3, 2014

Diocesan Schedule of Services throughout the Great Holy Fast 2014

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Great Holy Fast, sometimes known as Lent, is a 55-day period of intense prayer, fasting, charity, and repentance. Throughout these holy days, the faithful make a conscious effort to immerse themselves more in the life of the Church, especially thro …

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March 7, 2011

"The Great Lent" Publication Available for Ordering

Fr. Moses Samaan

The diocese joyfully announces the availability of its publication, The Great Lent, part of the popular Treasures of the Fathers series. The Great Lent is Volume II of the series, and it offers readers a rich treasure of patristic writings fr …

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March 15, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Sixth Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On March 21, 2010, (12 Baramhat 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observes the Sixth Sunday of the Great Lent, in which we remember how we have been enlightened through baptism. As part of the diocese’s spiritual program during this h …

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March 8, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Fifth Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On March 14, 2010, (5 Baramhat 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observes the Fifth Sunday of the Great Lent, in which we profess our Lord Jesus Christ as the source of all healing for our bodies and souls alike. We also remember Beth …

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March 1, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On March 7, 2010, (28 Meshir 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observes the Fourth Sunday of the Great Lent, in which we remember how our Lord Jesus Christ broke all barriers to lead the Samaritan woman to the light of His knowledge a …

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February 22, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Third Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On February 28, 2010, (21 Meshir 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observes the Third Sunday of the Great Lent, in which we remember the Father embracing and kissing the neck of the Prodigal Son who returned to him in sincere repentan …

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February 16, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Second Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On February 21, 2010, (14 Meshir 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observes the Second Sunday of the Great Lent, in which we remember our Lord Jesus Christ overcoming temptation and evil in the wilderness as He fasted for us forty day …

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February 14, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the First Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On February 14, 2010, (7 Meshir 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria observed the First Sunday of the Great Lent, in which our Lord teaches us, “Therefore I say to you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will dri …

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February 5, 2010

Pastoral Letter for the Preparatory Sunday of the Great Lent

Fr. Moses Samaan

On February 8, 2010, (1 Meshir 1726 A.M.) the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria begins observance of the Great Holy Fast, also known as the Great Lent. As part of the diocese’s spiritual program during this holy season, our father, His Grace Bishop …

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April 9, 2009

Why Did the Lord Fast for Forty Days?

Fr. Moses Samaan

The number forty is a sign of that laborious period in ‎which, under the discipline of Christ the King, we have to fight ‎against the devil. This is also indicated by the fact that both the law ‎and the prophets solemnized a fast of forty days– that i …

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April 9, 2009

Treasures of the Fathers: 2nd Sunday of Great Lent-Temptation Sunday

The Second Sunday of the Great and Holy Fast: On the Mountain of Temptation (Matins: Luke 4:1-13) And the devil said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.” But Jesus answered him, saying, “It is written, ‘Man shall not …

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