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10 Posts tagged Women

August 17, 2015

The Holy Virgin Mary and Women’s Rights

In or around the first year of the Lord, a meeting took place that would forever change the course of history. There was in those days an older woman living in the hill country of Judea. At this particular time, she was hiding, because something wondro …

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July 29, 2015

Young Women and St. Marina

Today, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrates the martyrdom of St. Marina the Holy Martyr of Antioch, a wonderful role model especially for young women. She was raised as an unbeliever by her parents until her mother died. Afterwards, she believed in ou …

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February 24, 2015

Lenten Women’s Day – March 28, 2015

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Diocese will hold a Lenten Women’s Day for women of all ages on Saturday, March 28 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm at St. George Church (Bellflower) to discuss the theme, “Lives of Service.” God willing, the day will begin with the celebration of the Divin …

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October 3, 2014

On the Ecclesiastical Choir

The goal of the Ecclesiastical Choir is to encourage girls and female youth to learn and memorize church hymns, and to participate in the liturgical life of the Church. The Development of the Ecclesiastical Choir From the beginning of my service in Los …

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September 29, 2014

Women’s Day on October 18 – “Women of Virtue”

Fr. Moses Samaan

On Saturday, October 18, the Diocese will hold a Women’s Day event at Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Ana from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. These diocesan Women’s Days are part of the Church’s ministry to Her daughters from all walks of life. …

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May 31, 2014

New Women’s Ministry and Spiritual Day – June 21

Fr. Moses Samaan

With the blessing of our father, Bishop Serapion, there have been several fruitful discussions about establishing a diocese-wide Women’s Ministry to help address the needs of women in our Orthodox diocese. On Saturday, June 21, the Ministry will begin …

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April 9, 2009

The Role of Women in the Church (Part II)

Fr. Moses Samaan

Often times, females in our Church feel left out and ignored. Is this a correct feeling? Does the Church really propagate such an idea in Her teachings? In addressing the issue of the role of women in the Church, we have to distinguish between Holy Tra …

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April 9, 2009

The Role of Women in the Church (Part I)

Fr. Moses Samaan

Often times, females in our Church feel left out and ignored. Is this a correct feeling? Does the Church really propagate such an idea in Her teachings? In addressing the issue of the role of women in the Church, we have to distinguish between Holy Tra …

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Tagged: Servants, Women
April 9, 2009

The Reason For Creating Eve

Fr. Moses Samaan

“And the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to himself.” (Gen. 2:18) Adam’s Need: As Christians, we believe that God created everything for a reason and nothing was done just haphazardly. We als …

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April 9, 2009

The Role of Women in the Church (Part III)

Fr. Moses Samaan

THE OFFICE OF DEACONESS Oftentimes in our Church girls wonder why they can not be ordained as deaconesses. It is hard to argue against their ability to learn and chant the hymnology of the Church (al-han) as well as the boys. In order to answer this qu …

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