About Mahibere Kidusan
In 1977 E.C (Ethiopian Calendar) few students of higher education initiated the youth in the compass to become members of Sunday school and know the teachings of the churches. Later, this effort had been strengthened by students trained in the Zeaway Hamere Berehan St.Gebreil Clergy Training Monastery by the Then Arch Bishop of Shewa Abune Gorgorious II.
The movements continued in Bilatie military camp that brought all students of higher institutions in the country in 1983 E.C after a year, with the blessing of the church fathers the associations was set up by the name “Mahibre Kidusan” under the Sunday School Department of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. Since then the associations has been proving spiritual service.
The association was named Mahibre Kidusan (an association in the name of Saints) Saints would be commemorated in that they abounded the secular world and sacrificed their lives to the orthodox belief for whom the prophets prophesized and apostles evangelized.
To keep the youth in higher institutions who baptized and become children of the Holy Spirit from heretics who use various means to trap and deviate to their belief.
To design favorable means for students of higher institutions to know and preserve as well as pass to the next generation the canon and tradition of the church passed on to them by forefathers of the church.
To enable the youth overcome the social problems up on graduation and in serving their country and the church with their profession. To follow up the youth’s adherence and practice of the orthodox belief.
The association shall not interfere in administrative affairs of the church and it is free from and political affiliation.
- Disciples who trained in various training institution of the church and providing ministerial activity.
- Higher institution students attending Sunday in their respective parishes.
- Member of Sunday school or/and parish that provide spiritual service after graduating from higher institution.
- The laity who support the objective of the association with their knowledge, money and labor.
Mahiber Kidusan is set under the Sunday School department of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. It provides spiritual services by its sub centers in the dioceses all over the country and in the Diaspora.
Man came to be alive for a life given by God, with His precious work. He created Him from dust and wind, then saw how great it was! He gave him life for he could live in heaven forever. Unfortunate to all the human race tough for the first mankind ate the forbidden fruit and brought death upon the world.
Human beings were to die eternally for it would not have been for the Holy Father, who send His Holy Son for the salvation of men and Lord and Savior Jesus Christ defeating the enemy Satan and overcame death. The rise of Lord Jesus Christ is thus the life after death in Kingdom of Heaven.
The Mystery of Resurrection
Dear Children of God, how are you? How was holiday? Did you spend it at Church according to the liturgy? Did you have good time with you family with joy and peace? We hope the holiday was pleasant and joyful. Children! How well do you know about resurrection? If you have learned about it at your schools, it is very good! But if not, we will teach on this lesson!
The Era of Resurrection
The savior and redeemer of the world our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ’s resurrection revealed on the Holy Sabbath day and onwards as the seventh day consequent to the Holiday of His rising is commemorated at our Ethiopian Orthodox Incarnation Church.
The Light of the world!
Darkness surfaced upon the world after the first man Adam defied His creator, God for he lived in misery and slavery until the light of the world Lord and Savior Jesus Christ came to this world, defeated enemy Satan by His mysterious work of salvation reveled on His Resurrection.
The last week of the Great Lent ‘Passion Week’ is the commemoration of Lord and Savior Jesus Christ suffering for the salvation of human beings. They are the six days starting from Monday till Saturday of having their own name and meaning signifying the week; So we shall see them each.