New Coptic Year Feast of Nairouz

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who through faith conquered kingdoms, administered justice, and gained what was promised; who shut the mouths of lions,34 quenched the fury of the flames, and escaped the edge of the sword;whose weakness was turned to strength; and who became powerful in battle and routed foreign armies. 35 Women received back their dead, raised to life again. There were others who were tortured, refusing to be released so that they might gain an even better resurrection. 36 Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment. 37 They were put to death by stoning;[e] they were sawed in two; they were killed by the sword. They went about in sheepskins and goatskins,destitute, persecuted and mistreated— 38 the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, living in caves and in holes in the ground. ‘Hebrews 11:33-38

For it is in our power, when we are examined, to deny that we are Christians, but we would not live by telling a lie… “St. Justin the Martyr”

Our Beloved Church is celebrating a New Coptic Year 1734 Martyrs (Nairouz Feast) on Sunday, September 10th from 7:00 – 8:00 pm by praying the Vesper Prayers and enjoying fun time afterwards, also by celebrating the Divine Liturgy on Monday, September 11th from 9:00 – 11:30 am