The Ark of the Covenant

Every year all in the name of the Orthodox Tewahedo religion celebrates the day of which the Ark of the Covenant came to Ethiopia and the feast of Holy Mother Saint Mary as Zion symbolizes Her on Hidar 21 (November 30). The entire Orthodox Church named in the name of Saint Mary celebrates the feast in the commemoration of The Ark of the Covenant (the Tablet) with respect to our Holy Mother as she is the temple of God and His law transferred in-scripted by His Holy hands on each of the two tablet that prophet Mosses received in the Mount of Sinai.

The Festival of Archangel Michael

Holy Church celebrates the feast of the honored Archangel Michael, the head of the hosts of heaven, who stands at all times before the great throne of God, interceding on behalf of the human race on November 21 (Hidar 12).

The Festival of the Four Quadrupeds

Christians celebrate the festival of the Four Quadrupeds on November 17, (Hidar 8) who have no bodies and which are the Wheels of God that bear His Divine Throne according to the testimony concerning them by Saint John the evangelist in his Vision.

Quskuam Mariam

Every year on November 15 (Hidar 6), the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church commemorates the return of Lord and Savior Jesus Christ with His Mother Saint Mary, Joseph and Salome from their exodus to Egypt where to their home land Israel, following the period of three years and six months where they rest in Mount Qusquam. This was according to the order that the angel of God to Joseph informing him about the death of King Herold.

The Sacrificed Lamb!

Lord Jesus Christ become the redeemer

The salvation of men baring all the bitter

He is “The Sacrificed Lamb”

The only man’s savior!

The Evangelist Saint Luke

Saint Luke the evangelist, the physician, became a martyr on November 1 (Tikimet 22). This holy man was one of the number of the seventy-two disciples whom the Holy Gospel mentioned. He ministered to the Apostles Peter and Paul and wrote their histories.

Abba John the Short

Abba John the Short was a holy man and a native of the city which is called Tansa and is in Upper Egypt. He had one brother and his parents were righteous people who feared God. They were not rich in the goods and possessions of this world, but rich in good works.

Saint Stephen

Dear Children of God! How are you? How are you doing in this term of education? We hope you are doing well! Children, education is very essential for our future and spiritual life. It is the foundation of Christianity and salvation. Church education especially guides us into the right path and way of life. Dear Children of God! this week, we are going tell you the story of Saint Stephen. Do you know him? You might have heard his name in the everyday service of Church; Divine Liturgy if you have paid attention. So, now we will narrate the whole story for you so be with us!

Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus

Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus was an Egyptian Christian saint, and the founder of the monastery of Zuqualla. The fifth day of every month in the Ethiopian calendar is dedicated to this saint. The reason for his commemoration on the 5th date of every Ethiopian month is: • His The entry of the saint from Egypt to Ethiopia;
• The day on which he went out from the lake where he received the covenant from God;
• The day on which he raised the dead lions;
• The first mass of his church built in his name

Saint Arsema

Dear Children of God! how are you? how was holiday? We hope it was all good and well for you and your parents! Children as the ‘Summer’ season has passed, we started the new season ‘Autumn’ which is filled with the bloom of flowers. It is also the time of the commemoration of the migration of Holy Mother Saint Mary and her baby Jesus, our Lord to the land of Egypt the and Ethiopia.Children! you might have seen your parents and other Christians coming from Holy Church carrying red, rose, white and other combined colors of flowers in this season. This is because we symbolize Saint Mary and Lord Jesus with flowers. It has its own story and so we might tell it to you another time. But for now, we will tell you the story about Saint Arsema, so be with us!