Words of Spiritual Benefit | Shenouda III
Here I am publishing these very inspirational and full of profound Christian wisdom - Words of Spiritual Benefit from Pope Shenouda III (3 August 1923 – 17 March 2012) – the former Head of Coptic Orthodox Christian Church of Alexandria. These Words of Spiritual Wisdom are very inspirational and instructing aphorisms and quotes on different subjects of personal improvement and...
Discipleship in Orthodox Christianity
The Christian life is a life of discipleship. Everyone who believes in Christ, is called to be His disciple. Christ was called 'the Teacher', and 'the Good Teacher', being His disciple is something for all Christians to claim, Jesus had His special disciples who were called "His own" (John 13: 1). These were the men whom He prepared for ministering...
St. Mark | Apostle and founder of Coptic Church
The Coptic Church or the Church of Alexandria is called See of St. Mark - one of the earliest four sees: Jerusalem, Antioch, Alexandria and Rome. St. Mark, the author of the Gospel according to Mark, is considered the founder of the Coptic Church. St. Mark was an African native of Jewish parents who belonged to the Levites' tribe: His...
St. Athanasius and Times, 4th Century
This is the story about Saint Athanasius of Alexandria (c. 296–298 – 2 May 373), also called Athanasius the Great or Athanasius the Confessor, was the 20th bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, then a part of Roman Empire (as Athanasius I). His episcopate lasted 45 years (c. 8 June 328 – 2 May 373), of which over 17 were spent in...