Entries by Hiwot M


Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a ruler of the Jews and a teacher of Israel, whose secret visit to our Lord was the occasion of the discourse recorded only by Saint John. (John 3:1,10). He came to Jesus during the night when it was dark to talk to Him seeking to avoid others seeing him speaking to our Lord.

The Faithful Servant

In scripted in the Holy bible, a faithful servant is one who keeps the Lord’s word in obedience and serve Him. In the parable of the talent written in Matthew 25:14-30, the story of the five servants is exemplary. For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who called his own servants and delivered his goods to them. And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability; and immediately he went on a journey. Then he who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and made another five talents. And likewise he who had received two gained two more also. But he who had received one went and dug in the ground, and hid his lord’s money. After a long time the lord of those servants came and settled accounts with them….

The Egyptian Nun Saint Sarah

The righteous and ascetic Saint Sarah the nun who was a native of upper Egypt departed on March 24. Her parents were Christians. They had no other children and had raised her in a Christian manner by teaching her reading holy scriptures and writing word of God. For this, she habited to always read the holy books of the Church. She frequently read especially “the biography and sayings of the fathers the monks.” She was amazed by their lives and desired the ascetic life. She went to one of the convents of upper Egypt and dwelt there for many years serving the virgins.


Dear Children of God, how are you? How is school? Are you studying well? How about your Christian life? How are you doing during the Great Fast? Hope you have been brave and strong to pass all your exams and be obedient in your Christianity! Good!

Dear Children! Christianity is revealed through our work. God always would like us to be good, obedient and strong. He wants us to live by His law and obey Him so that He would give us everlasting happiness. He likes His children to have good heart, smart mind and strengthfull life in which He wishes to take us to Him in the heavens where there is only happiness but not sadness, peace but not destruction, love but no hatred. So people live happily ever after in heaven. Children, amongst the deed that God love, faithfulness is one of them.

His Grace Archbishop Doctor Abune Aregawi passed away!

His grace Archbishop Doctor Abune Aregawi, the head of Patriarch’s Special Office and the Department of Foreign Relations and the Archbishop of Djibouti and Dire Dawa Diocese passed away yesterday on March 21, 2023. He was being treated within and outside the country for over a year and a half but was not able to be cured that led to his departure from the exhaustion of this world

The Mount of Olive

The Mount of Olive is the highest mountain in the suburbs of Jerusalem, 730 metres over the surface of the Mediterranean, comprising of a mountain range with three peaks; The South peak of the Ascension of Christ, around which all the Christian Shrines of the Mount of Olives are gathered. The North peak (Mount Scopus), on which the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is built. The middle peak with the Augusta Victoria Hospital dedicated to the wife of the German Emperor Wilhelm II. In Hebrew it is called Har-Hazeitim, the Mount of Olives. From the 4th century onwards, the Mount of Olives attracted many Christian pilgrims and monks, resulting to the building of houses of prayer, churches and monasteries on it. A Christian travelling book of the 6th century numbers 24 churches and shrines on the Mount.During the apostasy era, Lord and Savior Jesus Christ taught the disciples about judgment day on the mount of olive.

The Finding of the Holy Cross

When Saint Helena came to Jerusalem and asked the Jews about the whereabouts of the Cross, they did not inform her. Finally, some of them told her about an old Jew called Judas who knew the place. She called him, and he denied it at first, but when she urged him, he told her about that pile. She ordered its removal and the Holy Cross was found. She built a church for it, consecrated it and celebrated for the Honorable Cross on the sixteenth day of the month of September.

The Star of the Dessert and The Head of Anchorites

The Ethiopian “Star of the desert” and “The Head of Anchorites”, Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus’s departure date on Megabit 5, 2015 (March 14, 2023) is commemorated on our Holy Orthodox Tewahedo Church amongst all Christians.

Archbishops Basilios passed away!

The Archbishops of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo, New York Rochester Dioceses Saint Mary Monastery Monastery Abune Basilios has died.

According to the information from the office of the Holy Synod, subsequent to his death, his corpse will be brought to Addis Ababa the coming Saturday, March 18, 2023 for his funeral to be held at Menebere Tsebaot Holy Trinity Cathedral Church.

Abbot Harege Weyene Miheretu laid at rest!

The Abbot of Ziway Hamere Birhan Saint Gabriel Monastery, our father Harege Weyn Mihretu has died at the age of 99 years due to ageing, on March 10, 2013. His funeral was held in the presence of Archbishops, Department Heads of General Priesthood, Governors, family and beloved ones at Ziway Hamere Birhan Saint Gabriel Monastery on March 12, 2023.