November 24, 2015

The Christian and Black Friday

Throughout the past week, my inbox has been bombarded with advertisements relating to Black Friday. There is the Black Friday sale, the pre-Black Friday sale, the early Black Friday specials, and many other advertising catchphrases that point to the same thing: discounted material goods on the day after Thanksgiving. Black Friday is not a topic that is commonly discussed among Orthodox Christians. Sadly, in the absence of the Church’s guidance on this holiday, most of – …

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November 28, 2013

Bishop Serapion Speaks about the Meaning of Thanksgiving

The following video is an interview from the online youth channel, YourVoiceTV, in which His Grace Bishop Serapion discusses with Kathy Abraham the meaning of Thanksgiving and how Coptic Orthodox Christians should celebrate this holiday. [ba-youtubeflex videoid=”bhWYXyI_6EA”]

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