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´╗┐The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? : Psalm 27: 1

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Summer through the Lens of the Ethiopian Church

Kiremt (Summer) is the rainy season from 26 June to 25 September.

July 20, 2016

By Kassa Nigus
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church uses all seasons of the year and their peculiar features to illustrate its teachings in analogical and simple way. It seizes every moment and relates it to the lives of people so as to help them learn from the seasons and prepare themselves to be worthy of the Kingdom of Heaven.
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Holy Trinity

July 13, 2016

By Kassa Nigus 
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church celebrates the feasts of the Holy Trinity on the 7th of every Ethiopian months, of which the two are the greatest annual feasts celebrated with especial rituals ( on the 7th of Tir (January 15) and Hamle 7th (July 14).
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The two prominent Apostles
July 11, 2015
By Kassa Nigus 

Every year, on Hamle 5th (July 12), the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido church  celebrates the feast of saints Peter and Paul with various religious rituals in the same day which always coincides with the end of the Apostle’ s fast and the monthly feast of Abune Gebre Menfes Kidus.

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The Fast of the Apostles
July 9, 2016
By Kassa Nigus 
The Fast of the Apostles is one of the oldest fasts in the church, and was previously known as the “Fast of Pentecost” or the “Fast of the Disciples.” However, during the Ecumenical Council of Nicea in 325 A.D., its name was changed to “Fast of the Apostles” which is carried through till today1.
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The Patriarch: Spreading the Word of God is vital task
July 5, 2016
By Mesfin Zegeye 
Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church Holy Trinity Theological College graduates disciples in different departments and programs. The ceremony was attended by His Holiness Patriarch Abune Mathias as well as bishops, heads of departments of the patriarchate and Addis Ababa diocese, parish and monastery administrators, members of the management of the college and families of the graduates. The ceremony took place at the hall of the Church on July 3, 2016.
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