Tag: Lent


28
Apr 2019
Assyrian Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary - Easter 2019

Christ has Risen. Let’s all of us say “Indeed he’s Risen” 50 days ago, we began a beautiful season we called the Holy Lent. I thank the Holy Father that during this beautiful journey, that He is crowned with the death and resurrection of our Savior. Like the spring when everything comes back to life, for you also begins a new season of life. It is crowned with the resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ. By the power of the resurrection we ask that He bless our life always, all the days......

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26
Apr 2019
Easter 2019 Message from Father Andrew Bahhi

“For I know you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not Here for He has risen!” (Matthew 28:5-6) Dear Beloved Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ, As we complete our Lenten journey and the commemoration of the last days that Jesus lived here on earth, which helped us enter deeply into the betrayal of Jesus, His sacrifice, His suffering, His death and His glorious resurrection. Today, The Lord is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! We celebrate our hope and victory over sin and death. God used the death and the resurrection......

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24
Mar 2019
From Andrew Bahhi: Healing the Paralytic Man, Healing Yourself

In this beautify season of the Holy Lent, it is an opportunity for each one of us to be closer to God. Through the fast, the prayers, the charity work, through all kinds of piety work we can please Him and we can tell Him how much we love him. Every Sunday of the Lent is like a journey towards to the beautiful event of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Every Sunday there is a special reading that brings us closer to that event. Last Sunday we spoke about the man who......

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17
Mar 2019
From Father Andrew Bahhi: Show Compassion for Those Who Need it Most for Lent

This very spiritual journey of the Holy Lent—if we live it with a pure heart, can have a blessing in our personal and family life. When Jesus fasted, he was training us. This is a lesson for us – when we fast, we have to read the Bible, and receive the peace that we need in our life. In the beginning of each Sunday Liturgy, we give “peace” with our hands. If we are mad with someone, we have to instead have peace with each other. In our Liturgy book, page 24,......

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10
Mar 2019
The Reading of the Patriarchal Encyclical for Great Lent

We are honored to release the Patriarchial Encyclical for Great Lent. You can watch the video of the full reading of the letter, issued from Damascus, here. May the Lord accept your fasting, repentance, prayers and almsgiving. May He make you worthy to rejoice in the Feast of His Resurrection, enjoying good health of spirit, body and mind. May He have mercy on the souls of the faithful departed, through the intercession of the Virgin Mary, Mother of God, St. Peter, Chief of the Apostles, and all the martyrs and saints.  ...

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