Only a few more days till Holy Week begins! I can't believe how Lent just flew by like that. In a few days, we will be celebrating Palm Sunday and then partaking in Holy Week. Covid disrupted our traditional observance of Holy
International Women's Day Modern Day Icons When we think of International Women’s Day, we invariably think of certain icons; at least I do. To name a few, the following women spring to my mind: Frida Kahlo, Jane Austin, Rosa Parks, Catherine the
Think you know your Coptic Saints? Think again! Actually, don't think, take my word for it. When you are confronted with clever clues, you suddenly forget your favourite Saints. Last week, we had the joy of playing Coptic Who- an astoundingly entertaining card
Michelangelo, Leonardo, Coptic Creators The Renaissance was a time of creative genius, artistic innovation, and intellectual transformation. The treasures created during the Renaissance surpass any made before and rival many created since then. What if I told you that the Coptic Orthodox
Counting down to Summer Are you already thinking about summer? I know I am. In Canada, winter has been long and cold, with no end in sight of snowfall. Add to this the never-ending school projects and exams, which add to
How is it that this industry keeps increasing and the rate of happiness keeps decreasing? Could it be that our search for happiness results in partial answers and guarantees only short-term solutions?
A New Sunday School year begins Yesterday, we celebrated the start of the Coptic New Year (The Feast of the Nayruz) which also signals the start of a new Sunday School year. while it was difficult to bid farewell to my
How do you introduce Saints to today's children? One of the challenges of introducing Coptic Saints to a "modern" generation resides in the Iconography. Coptic Icons are an honored and cherished tradition of the Coptic faith. Because the icon contains many