Entries by Hiwot M

The Sanctioning of the True Cross and the Council of Nicaea

“Gishen Debre Kerbe” is one of the ancient, most sacred monasteries in Ethiopia which popularly known as the second Jerusalem. It’s set at elevation of 3,019 meter above sea level in Ambasel woreda some 80 kilo meters northwest of Dessie, Wollo and 480 km north of Addis Ababa. The cross-shaped mountain of Gishen is home to four churches: Gishen Maryam, Saint Gabriel, Saint Michael and God, the Holy Father (Egziabher Ab)…

The First Ecumenical Council

Pursuing the reign of Emperor Constantine in Nicomedia, the eastern capital after his victory of over Licinus, he was chagrined to learn of his new controversy that was troubling the whole Eastern Church by Arius, was a protopresbyter of the Church of Alexandria…

Feast of the Holy Cross at Meskel Square

This year’s Festivity for the elevation of the Holy cross was celebrated at Meskel Square in Addis Ababa at the presence of religious fathers along with the participation of only 5,000 people to prevent the Spreading of Corona Virus.

“Lean not on your own discernment” (Proverbs 3:7)

Leaning in our own discernment or understanding and seeking not the wisdom of God, we lose fear of God. But, fear of God is the beginning of knowledge and trusting in the LORD is necessary of attaining any of the wisdom of life. Trusting the Lord is to fear him with all our heart indicating trust which is beyond intellectual assent to a deep reliance on the Lord, a settled confidence in his care and his faithfulness to his word.

Feast of Prophet and God-seer Moses

The Prophet and God-seer Moses whose name is “one who draws forth,” or “is drawn from,” that is, from the water-was the pinnacle of the lovers of wisdom, the supremely wise lawgiver, the most ancient historian of all. He was of the tribe of Levi, the son of Amram and Jochabed.

“Redeeming the Time” (Ephesians 5:16)

Christians are to walk in light while the world is in darkness. We are to rise from the sleep of death in which the world slumbers, coming to life and receiving the light of Christ shining upon us; and it’s in this context that Apostle Paul said, “See then that you walk circumspectly, not as unwise, but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.” (Ephesians 5:15-16)


On the day, Lord Jesus Christ said to the disciples, “Let’s go over to the other side”; they left the multitude with him, even as he was in the ship along with other small boats…..

Biblical Literalist Chronology

The correlation of the theological dates used in the Bible with the real chronology of actual events, Biblical Literalist Chronology was written by Saint Demetrius the Alexandria the 12th.

Ethiopian New Year

Kismet, we have reached yet another new year! We shall embrace the will of God. On September 1st, Holy Church rejoices  the beginning of the year named after one of the evangelist Saint Matthew; Reminding the naming of each year in the Ethiopian calendar by the four Evangelists: Saint Matthew, Saint Mark, Saint Luke and Saint John; also in remembrance and honor the role of the Evangelists in preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ through their writings and sermons.