“By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” (1 John 3:16)
Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate – The Church of Alexandria

St. Mary & St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church
Reaching out to Somerset and Hunterdon Counties in NJ

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2nd Sunday of Meshir

On this Sunday (2/19/23), the second Sunday of the blessed month of Meshir, the Church reads Matthew 6:1-18, a section of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, where he teaches his disciples about how to become a true servant of the Lord. The passage can be divided into three parts: serving the needy (verses 1-4), heartfelt prayer (verses 5-15),…

1st Sunday of Meshir

This Sunday (2/12/2023), the first Sunday of the Holy Coptic month of Meshir,  the Church Gospel reading is from John 6:22-27. In this passage, the day after Jesus fed the 5,000 with the five loaves and two fish, the same people wanted to find Jesus to make Him their king, but Jesus already withdrew to the…