Religious Articles

Five Pillars of Mystery

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church has Five Pillars of Mystery through which it teaches and demonstrates its basic religious belief.  They are called Pillars of Mystery due to the fact that they support and strengthen the faithful in religious teachings as pillar supports a roof.  These mysteries have Biblical foundation (1 Corinthians 14:19).  Accordingly, the five pillars of mystery are expressed in the Creed which is the confession of our faith. Read more

The Seven Sacraments of the Church

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church serves the faithful through the seven sacraments. These sacraments are called mysteries because the invisible grace of the Holy Spirit is granted through them. The seven sacraments are:  Read more

ነገረ ማርያም
፩. የቅድስት ድንግል ማርያም የትውልድ ሐረግ 

እግዚአብሔር አምላክ ማደሪያው ሁሉ ንጹሕና ቅዱስ ፍጹምም ነው።ስለሆነም እርሱ ያደረበት ሰውም ሆነ ቦታ ወይንም ንዋይ ሁሉ ቅዱስ ይባላል። እመቤታችን ቅድስት ድንግል ማርያም የአምላክ ማደሪያ ሆና ስለተገኘች ቅድስት ትባላለች ። የተገኘችውም እግዚአብሔር ካደረባቸው ቅዱሳን ስለሆነም ጭምር ቅድስት ተብላለች። ቅዱሳን የተባሉ ዘሮቿ እነማን ናቸው? ቢባል ከዚህ እንደሚከተለው ዋና ዋናዎቹን እናያቸዋለን። Read more

The Orthodox Creed

Truly we believe in One God, God the Father, the Almighty, creator of Heaven and earth and of all things visible and invisible. Read More

ሐዋርያው ቅዱስ ጴጥሮስ እና ሐዋርያው ቅዱስ ጳውሎስ

የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተክርስቲያን የእነኝህን የሁለት ቅዱሳን ሰማዕታት አባቶች
መታሰቢያ በየዓመቱ ሐምሌ ፭ ቀን በታላቅ አክብሮት ታከብረዋለች። ሐዋርያው ቅዱስ
ጴጥሮስ እና ሐዋርያው ቅዱስ ጳውሎስ እጅግ ሊያስተውሉት የሚገባ ልዩነት እና ተመሳሳይነት
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Saint Yared & Religious Music

St. Yared, an Ethiopian scholar and hymnologist rose to prominence by A.D. (Ethiopian Calendar). St. Yared is well known throughout the world for his incomparable knowledge, mastery and composition of hymns and as a prolific “Qene” scholar. Read more