Come join us in a night of praises according to the Coptic Orthodox Christian tradition. Network request encountered error HTTP HTTP_TRANSPORT_ERROR . Dive into transcending liturgical worship by listening to Coptic Orthodox hymns in English. Subscribe to our podcasts to learn and meditate on the rites and. Kiahk: Hymns & Praises of the Advent Fast. By SUS Coptic Diocese. • 18 songs. Play on Spotify. 1. A Prayer By H.G. Bishop Youssef. 2.

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If you had no relationship with the angels and the saints here on earth, how will you live with them when you meet them in heaven?

Ancient Practice, Not a Cultural Anomaly.


Making Christmas Great Again: Sadly today, people seem to have grown weak in being able to withstand extended hours of prayer and praise. What does that name mean? If anyone has paid any attention to the praises sung on Saturday night, you would have realized that the above explanation is no longer valid!

Cover photo of a manuscript located at the Coptic Monastery of St. This is in stark contrast with the past. My friend Tony Kalleeny informed me of a book series that is well trusted by H. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Pishoy that he used to keep from falling asleep. Possibly dates back to the 18th century. Lraises are commenting using your Facebook account.

Mary, as it is a preparation to receive our Lord, but there is an additional focus on St. Who would believe that they should thus go pfaises the devout anchorites of the desert?


Kiahk Midnight Praises – 7 & 4 Hymns : Kiahk Midnight Praises, Ibrahim Ayad

Of course, the entire vigil is not simply intended to honor St. The heavens will not do for me. And many times the four canticles are sung in alternating Coptic and the language of the congregants Arabic, English, etc.

Yes, quality is more kiahl than quantity, but we should strive for both; I am reminded of something the Lord Christ once said: What happened to our adoration of and desire to emulate heroes of prayer, such as those monks who used to hang a rope from the ceiling and tie their hair so that they would not fall asleep while trying to praisds all night?

Your premise that the Kiahk praises are somehow exclusive to praising the Theotokos is factually incorrect…. Hi John, Love this post!

Advent Fast (Kiahk) — Coptic Hymns in English

But I understand more clearly from your comments how the redemptive acts of God are celebrated throughout, from the time of Moses and praisfs Red Sea, to the time of the incarnation.

Attend Kiahk, and increase your stamina peaises prayer. I assure you I do not believe that the Kiahk praises are exclusive to St Mary. Mary more so than at other times of the year. You can find these books here. Manuscript of the Seven Theotokias, written in Coptic and Arabic in Send me back to earth!

The new pattern would be:. Notify me of new comments via email. Really hope it happens! If you send me your email, I can forward it to you. If anyone is interested in translating them, and having the translation published, let me know! This is the rope in the cell of St.


AD did it, and so many others. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here But I am always disappointed.

I was actually commenting on how I want Kiahk praises to involve mention of St Mary more, because she is mentioned relatively little in the current order of praises.

You are commenting using your WordPress. If you love material possessions, crave the fulfillment of physical desires, and lust after worldly desires, what will you do when you go to heaven and the material and physical desires are nonexistent? And that would be easy to accomplish, by simply adding the daily Theotokias that are at present absent from the service. Mary is a Golden Conduit for. What ever happened to that? You are commenting using your Twitter account. Email required Address never made public.

It is interesting to see no translation in the margins as is usually found in other manuscripts. You can also visit his website, where Abouna Athanasius posts, among other things, several videos discussing his books and some of the rites:

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