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

Wells without water

There were false prophets among the people, even as there will be false teachers among you, who will secretly bring in destructive heresies, even denying the Lord who bought them, and bring on themselves swift destruction. Many will follow their destructive ways, because of whom the way of truth will be blasphemed. By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time their judgment has not been idle, and their destruction does not slumber.

The Exodus of Saint Mary and Lord Jesus Christ

Our Lord Jesus Christ came to the land of Egypt when He was a two years old child, as the Bible says in Matthew 2:13 that the angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying: “Arise, take the young Child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you word; for Herod will seek the young Child to destroy Him.”

Gishen Mariam

The home of the light of life, the sign of peace and the world’s mark of salvation ‘Holy Cross’ Gishen, is the hope for Ethiopian Christians who also travel to the holy place found in northwest of Dessie, Wollo in seeking of mercy and blessing on September 21. The portion of the Holy Cross was placed in the Church of ‘Egiziabehr Ab’ by Emperor Zar’a Ya’ eqob.

“The painting looked like it is clothed with flesh and oil dripped from it”

Amid the thirty-three feasts of Holy Mother Saint Virgin Mary, the veneration of the miracle Saint apostle Luke paintings is celebrated in our Holy orthodox church especially in our country Ethiopia, in a church found at Addis Ababa city around Buraeau. On September 10 in the country called ‘Tsedenya’, Saint Mary’s painting which looked like it is clothed with flesh, dripped oil from it.

Feast of John the Baptist

Saint John the Baptist, son of Zacharias the priest, the forerunner and great prophet was martyred on the second day of September (E.C) by the order of King Herod.

Ethiopian New Year

“Behold, every work is made new in Christ. Behold old works have passed away, behold new works are known and every work is from God.” (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Feast of Archangel Saint Raphael

This glorious angel Raphael, the archangel, has performed many other miracles. Amongst is in the story of Tobit and his son Tobias in scripted in the “Book of Tobit.” Holy Church commemorates him, the third of the vigilant, holy and heavenly archangels; the dedication of his church, which was built to him on an island outside the city of Alexandria in the days of Saint Theophilus the Archbishop; and the miracle which was made manifest therein and thus took place.

Feast of our righteous forefathers: Abreham, Isaac and Jacob

We have received as an inheritance from the early fathers and doctors of the Church, who were strong in the grace of the Holy Spirit, an order to celebrate the festival of our holy fathers, the patriarchs, our fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

Feasts of Abune Tekle Haimanot

Our righteous father Saint Abune Tekle Haimanot is the most famous saint in Ethiopia. He is one of the very few, if not the only human on earth given wings!  It is good to note here that Saint Tekle Haimanot is one of the very few saints that Christians celebrate their birthday.  He is probably the only Ethiopian saint celebrated officially in foreign churches such as Egypt and Rome. He has a monthly feast on the 24th day of every month in the Ethiopian calendar.