Fr Faltaous El Sorianni related to a group of monks one time: "During the Holy Liturgy, the church is full of angels, martyrs and saints, and this is something that we need to take into consideration while attending the Holy Liturgy.’
Admin: I posted this miracle before but I shortened the account from the book. This is the full version! It is a remarkable story of how fervent, tender, genuine, deep and constant prayer with tears, with a strong faith and hope in God, with patient and gentle perseverance, stemming from genuine heartfelt distress and deep… Continue reading How a mother’s fervent faith cured her autistic son
I compiled these list of miracles from various books about modern day Coptic saints. I hope this compilation may help people learn to rely on and fervently ask for the intercessions of the saints during stressful exam times. Not only during exam time, but to develop the habit of asking help from the saints during… Continue reading Miraculous help in times of exams by the intercessions of recent Coptic saints
Mother Kereya Iskander, a previous abbess of St George's convent, was in the habit of visiting the ancient church each night in order to sing midnight praises by herself. On several occasions a nun came in during the midnight praises and knelt in front of the altar, but Mother Kereya did not recognize her. During… Continue reading The saints love their plays
Indeed great is the Your power O God, and great are You in Your saints. Mother Erene saved our life and took us out of a deep pit. She saved us from great pains and complete darkness with the power of heaven. Thus the light of God shone upon us and defeated the powers of evil. I will tell you how God had mercy upon us and saved our daughter (Y.N.F) and restored to me, her father and the whole family, peace and joy after having lost the hope of seeing our daughter in a normal condition.
The dimensions of both posters are 5905 x 4724 or 50 cm by 40 cm. Just save them to your PC and send it to quality printing place and you'll have it. Just a fun project I was working on and which I am probably more proud of than is warranted.
CONTENTSStories Can I please have your handkerchief Pope Kyrillos?The meeting with Lazarus the beggar from Luke 16What's better than morning coffee made with the "keneka" (Turkish coffee pot) of St. Pope Kyrillos?!St Pope Kyrillos' lost itemsReceiving oil from heaven after Good FridayThere is a reason for every setbackShe helps someone get a jobReceiving divine assistance… Continue reading Tant Samira Doherty (2015): Stories and sermons of the holy woman of California
English version also found hereNote: the translation here has very stark grammatical and literary errors, but it was the only thing I could find in English about this modern saint. The entire account is pretty poor. I will try to polish it up later Contents> Childhood> Education and career> Postgraduate studies> Relationship with the saints>… Continue reading Fr Petronius El Sorianny (2014) – Quick to respond
Life storyBy Rev. Fr. Athanasius GeorgeTranslated by: Sherif GayedAnba Maximos was a servant and a witness, with both his knowledge and simplicity at once. He was a scholar of the Coptic language and a prominent leader of the Monks School in Helwan. He was also a candidate for papacy after the departure of Pope Youssab… Continue reading Metropolitan Maximos: The bishop of Qalyubia
Many times at night, when chanting the Psalmody and particularly when commemorating the saints, Tamav would find the cell expanding and filled with light. Then there would appear all the martyrs and saints headed by the Mother of God. They would continue chanting the Psalmody with her until the very end of it. We used… Continue reading The kingdom of heaven is within you