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For hundreds of years, al-Minyā has been one of the most important stops of the Holy Family's journey from Asyūṭ to Sinai, which resided at Jabal al- Ṭayr (Mountain of the Birds) in Samāllūṭ, until a church named after the Virgin Mary was built on the banks of the Nile River.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūṭ (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
Orthodox Copts will celebrate the Birth of Virgin Mary in the next month, during which they will visit monasteries and churches. The Virgin’s Monastery in Durnuka Mountain, in Asyūṭ, holds particular fame as it was the last stop for the holy family on their way to Palestine.
The Diocese of Samallūṭ is making every effort to end the crisis of Coptic visitors to the monastery of the Virgin Mary in Jabal al-Ṭayr, by opening the entrances to the roads and allow the Copts to enter, pray and receive blessings, after the suffering they have experienced. This comes after the...
Several dioceses of St Mark in Upper Egypt governorates have announced the organisation of Coptic festivals [mawlid] during the current and upcoming period, despite the severe outbreak of the new virus variant, which has claimed the lives of a number of bishops, priests and monks, and infected...
On the seventh of August of each year, the Coptic Orthodox Church begins the fasting of the Virgin Mary (lent), lasting for 15 days, during this period daily prayers and liturgy along with the spiritual revival are held in the evening, where priests and bishops give various spiritual words...
On Tuesday the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the 51th anniversary of the Virgin Mary's appearance, according to Christian belief, on the domes of the church that bears her name in the al-Zaytūn area of Cairo.
Always cognizant of St. Mary’s significance as pertaining to her bearing Christ in her womb, the Coptic Church spends the Coptic month Kiahk to celebrate Christ’s birth (on the 29th of Kiahk) honoring the Mother of God.
The Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, Bishop Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, offered his congratulations to the Muslim and Christian Egyptians for the fast of Ramadan, the Fasting of the Apostles, and the celebration of the Entry of Jesus into Egypt. During his sermon at the Holy Liturgy prior to...
  About one million Coptic and Muslim citizens in al-Minyā governorate celebrated the final, closing night [of celebrations] held in the Monastery of the Virgin Mary, located on top of Mount al-Ṭayr in Samālūṭ.

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