Miskaye Hizunan Medehanialem Monastery

It was named as “Meskaye Hizunan Medhanialem Monastery” and erected on May 5, 1943 at the former Bethsaida Haile Selassie I Hospital (now known as Yekatit 12).

Feast of Conception

The festival of the Annunciation which was made to our Holy Mother Virgin Mary, by the honorable Angel Gabriel is celebrated in our Holy Church on April 7.

Commemorating the Crucifixion of Lord Jesus Christ

The Redeemer Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ was crucified on April 5 to whom is praised in amongst all Christians for He gave His life for our salvation. He suffered much to cleanse our soul and sacrificed himself upon the cross willingly for saving mankind.

The Elevation of The Holy Cross

The day the glorious Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ to Whom be praise, appeared twice; the first time through the Empress Helena, the mother of Constantine, the righteous emperor occurred on March 19.

The Departure of Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus

Our Righteous father Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus lived 100 years in solitude in Lake Ziquala, praying for Ethiopia. He also lived in the desert escorted by 60 lions and 60 tigers that served him. The saint lived 300 years in Egypt and 262 in Ethiopia with a total life span of 562 years on earth and died on March 14.

The Covenant of Mercy

Our Holy Lady Mary, the two-fold Virgin, the God- bearer, for on it He gave her the Covenant of Mercy and she received it from her Son, our Redeemer Jesus Christ, in respect of him that should celebrate her commemoration, or should call upon her name, or give alms to the poor, even if it were only [a cup of] cold water on February 23.

Soldiers of God

Christians are God’s soldier along with Saint Angels. Beginning the creation of the world, Mankind was intended to live for the Glory of God in worship severing his Lord. The work of God being all in intent, His will in the creation of man is as similar as Saint Angles.

Feasts of Saint Virgin Mary

The assumption of the body of our pure, holy, and honorable Holy Virgin Mary, the God-bearer, who is indeed the Lady of all the women of this world, took place on January 29.

Feasts of Martyr Saint George

…After this they took Saint George, boiled him in a brass cauldron, and then threw him out into the desert on January 26….

Feasts of Saint Cyriacus and Julitta

Saint Cyriacus and Julitta his mother, and eleven thousand four hundred and thirty-four men in the days of Alexander, the governor became martyred on January 23.