The Holy Week of Pascha is central to the life of the church. The schedule for the services of Holy Week is as follows:
We are pleased to announce that our Annual Friday Youth Meeting Lent Retreat’s theme will be “Illness of the Soul”!
Wednesday 18th January (10 Tobe)
This Wednesday we are celebrating the feast of the Theophany (also called Epiphany) - one of the major feasts of the Lord. Theophany means the shining forth or manifestation of God.
Eli, Eli, Lama Sabachtani?
“Why do You stand afar off, O Lord?
Why do You hide in times of trouble?” (Psalms 10:1)
Something strange happened on Good Friday, we read and sing about the passion and crucifixion of Christ. We decorate the Church with black and a large crucifix with an icon of Christ appears in front of the altar. Women wear black, the deacons turn their garments inside out to appear black.
St. Marks response to the recent attack that has happened in St. George's Church in Tanta and St. Marks Cathedral in Alexandria.