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The Feast of Nairouz

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The Coptic New Year is the very first calendar ever known by man on planet earth! It goes back 4241 BC.The word “Nayrouz” is of Coptic origin. The stem is niiaro-oo meaning: “the rivers.” The suffex “ouz” is Greek, thus, the word “Niiaroouz.” Mid September is usually where the waters of the Nile river rises, […]

From Nayrouz to the Feast of the Cross

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The Liturgy of our Church and her hymns are joyful and jubilant from the beginning of the Martyrs’ New Year (1 Tute) until the glorious Feast of the Cross (17 Tute). Listening to the readings during this period makes your heart jump of joy by the sweet enchantments and the contentment of the trust in […]