The Theotokos St Mary

By Evan Kardaras, Sub-Deacon at St. Mary & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church, Bexley, Australia. (Sermon given at a Sunday Liturgy, December 2017) “39 Now Mary arose in those days and went into the hill country with haste, to a city of Judah, 40 and entered the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. 41 And it happened, when Elizabeth heard the greeting... Continue Reading →

The Virgin Mary and Orthodoxy – Part 1

By Fr. Peter Farrington – St. George Ministry – Coptic Mission Communities in the UK. It is undoubtedly the case that the Virgin Mary remains a great obstacle to people from an evangelical background considering the claims of the Orthodox Faith to be the one Church which is the Body of Christ, established by the ministry... Continue Reading →

Saint Mary in the Orthodox Concept

Saint Mary is regarded as the highest saint in the Orthodox Church. She is higher than all the heavenly saints and any man or woman saint who ever lived. She is called the Theotokos, which is a Greek word meaning “Mother of God.” Saint Mary is the Mother of God. The Coptic church focuses on... Continue Reading →

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