Anba Gabriel, Bishop of Beni Suef, announced to resume his weekly lecture of bible study on Fridays at the Cathedral of the Virgin Mary in Beni Suef. This came after months of suspension due to the spread of Corona virus pandemic. Yet, all precautionary measures will be respected by the attendees.
Abba Abram, Archbishop of Fayoum and head of its monasteries, promoted two priests today to the rank of Hegumin, and inaugurated some altar vessels and sacred tablets for service in the parish churches. This came during the meeting of the priests of the diocese at the church of Saint George in Fayoum.
Church sources suggested that the date for the complete resumption of Church activities will be next Christmas. Sources adde that the matter is related to the stability of the situation and the absence of new developments related to the second wave of Corona virus pandemic. It is noteworthy that the Holy Synod has decided to reopen church services, meetings and activities, especially Sunday schools, by 50%.
The official website of Anba Athanasius the Apostolic Church in Seiouf Alexandria denied rumors spread yesterday on Facebook, that it was closed due to COVID-19 infections. Church said it was not closed and its priests were not infected by the Corona virus, and invited the people not to listen to those rumors.
The Arkan Center for Creativity of St. Mark s Episcopal Cathedral in Alexandria announced the resumption of Art without walls exhibitions in its 27th edition, next Monday, September 28. The exhibition includes the products of art makers, hand-made, sculpture, photographers and painters. It is noteworthy that the exhibition hosted by the Episcopal Cathedral in the Mansheya region is held periodically and opens its doors for all people with talent and artistic products to display their works and their products.
The official spokesperson of the Coptic Orthodox Church published a video clip showing the efforts of the Bishopric of Services to support the Egyptian people during the Corona pandemic. Evelyn Boutros, a consultant for program development at the Bishopric of Public, Social and Ecumenical Services, said that several services were offered according to the directives of Pope Tawadros and Bishop Julius of public and social services to the poor and marginalized communities that the episcopate serves. The services included providing food, clothes sanitizers, and masks for the poor as well as medical clothing and equipment for medical staff. They also included raising awareness campaigns to avoid infection with the virus.
His Eminence Bishop Makarios of Minya inaugurated today the exhibition of Hope Center for electrical appliances, clothes and school tools at the headquarters of the Archbishopric which revenues are devoted to the service of sick people. It is worth mentioning that the church Minya is offering special service for people with serious illness like liver, holistic, tumors, holistic, etc.
His Eminence Bishop Ilarion of the Red Sea visited today Major General Amr Hanafi, Governor of the Red Sea, to exchanged talks about matters of concern to the people of the Red Sea and the efforts made by the governorate’s executive bodies to develop the governorate. During the meeting, Bishop Ilarion offered thanks and appreciation to the governor for his efforts in serving the Red Sea Governorate and his cooperation with the church in all events.
Al-Watan newspaper reported that 20 people were suffering from fatigue And symptoms of suspected poisoning, today, Thursday, after they finished visiting the Monastery of the Virgin Mary in Bayad Al-Arab in Beni Suef, and ambulances took them to Beni Suef Specialist Hospital. The Beni Suef Security Directorate received a notification that a number of passengers on a parked bus were injured before the Snour tunnel on the eastern desert road. And the ambulance service paid 7 cars that transported 20 injured, including 14 children, from the bus to Beni Suef Specialized Hospital, complaining of a state of fatigue and symptoms of suspected food poisoning, after they had finished visiting the Virgin Mary in the white of the Arabs.
By faith the harlot Rahab did not perish with those who did not believe, when she had received the spies with peace. (Hebrews 11: 31). By repentance Rahab was transformed from a sinful woman to a servant woman whose bless is offered to all humanity! HG Bishop Pachomius, the former acting Patriarch, in his article ‘the harlot Rahab’ describes how Rahab’s life was changed and used to change many other people a