January 5, 2017
By Kassa Nigus
H.H. Patriarch Abune Mathias expressed his good wishes and congratulations to the laity on the occasion of the Birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ this Ethiopian Christmas celebrated on Tahisas 29, 2009 Eth. C./ January 7, 2017 G.C.
On Tahisas 12/ November 22, the Ethiopian church commemorates the passing away of Abba Samuel of Waldebba. The brief memory of this great saint recorded in Ethiopic is Synaxarium as follows.