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6 Posts tagged Holy Theotokos Saint Mary

September 22, 2015

New Publication: Sayings of the Fathers on the Holy Theotokos

Fr. Moses Samaan

With great joy and enthusiasm, we present to you The Holy Theotokos, part of the Treasures of the Fathers of the Church series. This book contains excerpts from patristic writings related to the Holy Virgin Mary. In addition, the book features several …

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December 30, 2013

My Soul Magnifies the Lord

On Sunday, the Church began the third week of the blessed Coptic month of Kiahk with the account of the blessed visit of the Holy Virgin St. Mary to her relative, St. Elizabeth. We heard how the Holy Virgin St. Mary arose quickly in the days after the …

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August 6, 2009

The Holy Virgin Mary: Icon of the Life of Serenity

Fr. Moses Samaan

I would like to congratulate you on the blessed fast of St. Mary wishing you many returns of the blessed fast and a joyful feast. The fast of the Virgin St. Mary is a beautiful spiritual time and a blessed opportunity to contemplate on the virtues of t …

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August 6, 2009

Titles and Symbols of the Holy Virgin Mary

Fr. Moses Samaan

1. The Queen who is by the Right Side of The King. In this, we mention the words of the psalm “At your hand standsthe queen in gold from Ophir” (Ps. 45:9). That is why, in her icon, she isportrayed at the right hand of the Christ our Lord. And we say a …

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April 9, 2009

The Holy Theotokos: A Model For All Mankind

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Holy Virgin St. Mary had certain characteristics, which makes her the model for all of us. She was the first one to receive Christ, and has become the model of what we can become in Christ. In the midst of our troubled world, St. Mary offers us the …

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April 9, 2009

The Holy Virgin Saint Mary

During the month of August, we live a period of fasting, bearing the name of the Holy Virgin, the Mother of Light. We celebrate her feast on August 22nd (Mesori 16th). The Fast of St. Mary, the Feast of the Holy Virgin, and talking about the Mother of …

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