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Orthodoxy & Tradition!

In today’s evangelism, there has developed a general trend and practice against the word and use of any “tradition.” This opinion has its historical roots in the Protestant Reformation, in which Luther and Calvin disdained that which came under the heading of “tradition” from the Roman Catholic Church. The arguments of the Reformation centers clearly… Continue reading Orthodoxy & Tradition!

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As the left sides with Muslims, Christians search for support!

Martin Place is the symbolic centre, the point zero, of Australia’s existence as a sophisticated economy. Last Wednesday it looked medieval. A forest of crucifixes sprouted among a sea of earnest faces that would look comfortable on ancient coins. The talk was of murder and persecution. The threat was real. Hyperbole was unnecessary. As Martin… Continue reading As the left sides with Muslims, Christians search for support!

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The Love Within The Family!

Those who command warlike armies, and have won for themselves martial glory, whenever the time for battle has arrived, instruct the troops under their orders in what way, arraying themselves manfully against the phalanxes of the enemy, they will gain a triumphant victory. And the Savior of all, imitating the skillfulness of those here mentioned,… Continue reading The Love Within The Family!

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Cassian's Ladder – Step 1 – Renouncing The World

 Ask yourself which one are you? Of all created and rational beings, endowed with the dignity of free will, some are friends of God, some are His servants, some are useless servants, some are entirely estranged, and there are some who for all their weakness, take their stand against Him. Have you been baptised? Have… Continue reading Cassian's Ladder – Step 1 – Renouncing The World

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The Latest Media Coverage!

Over the weekend the Coptic Church featured highly in the Australian Media especially newspapers who ran numerous stories on the terror threat faced by the Coptic Church. Here is a selection! 1. Coptic church terror threat came from extremist website – Daily Telegraph Jan 8 TERROR threats against four Coptic Orthodox churches in Sydney emanate… Continue reading The Latest Media Coverage!

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Pope Shenouda III – Nativity Message – 2011

My beloved children in the lands of immigration, both clergy and laity. Peace to you and grace. My congratulations for the Feast of Nativity of our Lord, to Whom is Glory. Be all well, shepherded by God who keeps you. May we hear all good about you. May you have contemplations in the Glorious Nativity… Continue reading Pope Shenouda III – Nativity Message – 2011