On the occasion of the canonization of Father Pishoi Kamil—priest of the Church of Sporting, in Alexandria—by the Holy Synod on June 8, 2022, we are please to present a series of texts of the “Saint of Sporting,” in particular the contributions of Father Pishoy Kamil to St. Mark’s magazine over many years which are characterized by their spiritual depth.
8. Whichever the soul is mixed with, it is thenceforward united with the same in the motions of the will. Either it has the light
After the Middle East Council of Churches’ (MECC) general assembly hosted b His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Logos Conference Center in Wadi al-Natrun, Egypt, on May 16-20, 2022, the Monastery of St Macarius the Great was honored to receive some attending patriarchs, metropolitans, clergy, and representatives on May 19 with the following speech.
On the occasion of the sixteenth anniversary of the departure of the late Father Matta al-Meskeen, we present to you some of his sayings about the Holy Spirit.
For the soul that is privileged to be in communion with the Spirit of His light, and is irradiated by the beauty of the unspeakable glory of Him who has prepared her to be a seat and a dwelling for Himself, becomes all light, all face, all eye; and there is no part of her that is not full of the spiritual eyes of light.
On May 19, 2022, a delegation from the Middle East Council of Churches visited our monastery on the occasion of the twelfth general assembly held at the Logos Center in Wadi al-Natrun, Egypt. The monastery received the blessing of His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church; His Beatitude Patriarch John X, Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All The East; His Eminence Cardinal Louis Raphael I Sako, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholics; His Eminence Cardinal Ignatius Joseph III Younan, the Syriac Catholic Patriarch; and a group of metropolitans, bishops, priests, clerics, monks and secular representatives from a number of Eastern and Western Christian Churches throughout the Middle East.
The Lord descends into the souls of those who seek him. He goes into the depths of the hellish heart and there he commands death, saying: “Release those captive souls that seek after me, those that you hold by force in bondage!” He breaks through the heavy stones that cover the soul. He opens the tombs.
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تبرع لمساندة أنشطة الدير ونشكر أي مساهمة منكم مهما كانت صغيرة.
ويمكنكم التبرع لمشروع إخوة الرب وهو مشروع لمعونة الأيتام والفقراء (مشروع الملاك ميخائيل) أسسه الأب متى المسكين ويعوله دير القديس أنبا مقار.
برع لمساندة أنشطة الدير ونشكر أي مساهمة منكم مهما كانت صغيرة.
و يمكنكم التبرع لمشروع إخوة الرب وهو مشروع لمعونة الأيتام والفقراء (مشروع الملاك ميخائيل) أسسه الأب متى المسكين ويعوله دير القديس أنبا مقار.