With God we find peaceWith God and in God we find peace and joy. Sometimes, a person can be an enemy of himself when he is not at peace and is always upset and grumbling. He has no peace or love with God, so he sins and is consequently not at peace with his brothers… Continue reading 7 points of spiritual instructions by Mother Erene (Part IV)
However weak your spiritual life may be, do not despair; for desperation is one of Satan’s wars by which he wants to weaken your morals and stop your resistance, to fall in his hands.
Mrs. Sh. S. N. said: During the 1980s, when I was fifteen, I first heard from some of my relatives about the miracles that God had performed through the prayers of the Martyr Abi Seifein. They also told me about the Abbess of his community, Mother Erene.
The Fathers (ancient saints) teach us how to unite to GodThe Fathers are like a living bible that has been put into practice and written with blood and struggle. We find in them both a book and a spirit; therefore walking in their way is a good foundation from which we drink and reach our… Continue reading 10 points of spiritual instructions by Mother Erene (Part III)
Author: Bishop Makarios of Qena To be read on the Eve of the second Sunday of the month of Baba of the Coptic Calendar. The amazing miracle of tonight’s Liturgy, from the seventeenth chapter of the book of our teacher, Luke the Evangelist, is a truly unusual one. It would not be farfetched if we… Continue reading Contemplation on Jesus Paying the Temple Taxes (Mat. 17:24-27)
Purity Purity enables man to behold the manifestations of the Lord our God who is capable of all things.Purity is the illuminated feature that overpowers the mind so that the person is able to see God’s hidden and esteemed things, and the secrets of the heavens are revealed to him.The pure soul deserves to enter… Continue reading The teachings of Fr Faltaous El Sorianny
Author: Bishop Makarios of Qena This sermon was taken from HG Bishop Makarios’ personal diary. To be read on the Eve of the first Sunday of the month of Baba of the Coptic Calendar.The miracle of feeding the five thousand with five loaves and two fish occupies a prominent place in the four Gospels among… Continue reading Sermon on the Miracle of Feeding the Five Thousand
Author: Mother Erene Serve without expecting anything in returnWhen we serve others, we should not await for anything in return. I should say i am doing this for the sake of God; otherwise, I won't be rewarded in heaven. This may be a bit tiring and difficult for me, but so what? As long as… Continue reading 10 points of spiritual instructions by Mother Erene (Part II)
Author: Mother EreneTrue love involves being merciful and supporting people in their troublesPerforming mercy means love. It means standing by any person in trouble. Whoever has mercy on others, God will have mercy on him. In the Agpeya, in the Midnight hour we read, ‘There will be no mercy on those who were not merciful’...… Continue reading 10 points of spiritual instructions by Mother Erene (Part I)