By: H.H. Pope Tawadrous II
We consider fasting a period of love. It is a period to test our love for God, and the love of God for us. We fast plenty in our church. Our church is an ascetic church and that’s how we have come to know Christianity. Fasting in actual fact is a very old commandment. When God created Adam and Eve in paradise, God gave them a period of fasting. God wanted to teach man various lessons at the beginning. Thus man was experiencing the first test (fasting, self control, obedience, keeping the commandments, proving his love to God). Unfortunately man failed this simple test; he broke the commandment and broke the heart of God.
I am delighted to announce to you our new Project that we have been waiting on for a long time. This Project will consist of a large Cathedral that will accommodate nearly five hundred people, a Services Centre which will include; Lounge Areas, Dining Areas, Bookshop, Offices and Other Facilities. This project will be a great addition to our blessed Churches in Australia, and will serve the many generations to come. This Project has been blessed and approved by H.H. Pope Shenouda III.
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Your generous contribution is very much appreciated.
Bank: Westpac Bank
Account Name: Coptic Orthodox St Shenouda Monastery
Account Number: 264333 ? ? ?BSB: 032274
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God Bless you all,
Bishop Anba Daniel
Bishop and Abbot of St Shenouda Monastery