Coptic Christians Understand the Power of Forgiveness

Coptic Christians Understand the Power of Forgiveness

In truest response to tragedy,  Christians in Cairo are ready to forgive according to an article in The Christian Post titled, “Coptic Christians ‘Ready to Forgive’ After Suicide Bombing Kills 24 in Cairo Church” Although, Egypt President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi announced on Monday the identity of the man who walked into...

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A Fatal Passivity

A Fatal Passivity

A Fatal Passivity   When I recently returned home from the war in August of 2003, I tried to get my life back to some sense of normality. A major part was my involvement with the small and wonderful parish that I was a part of. It was a small community and...

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Elder Germanos Stavrovouniotis (1906-1982)

Elder Germanos Stavrovouniotis (1906-1982)

Elder Germanos was born in the village of Avgorou in the Famagusta region of Cyprus in 1906, to God-fearing parents, Nikolaos and Margarita Hatzigeorgis. When, as a child, he read the life of Saint Ioannis the Hut-Dweller, he was moved to take the decision to follow the monastic way of...

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I Will Trust—Joseph

I Will Trust—Joseph

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way.  When His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together, she was found to be with child...

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