Weekly Articles

Following The Difficult Commandments

You never really notice the extent of how short we fall from being the Christians we’re called to be until you ask yourself, is there one commandment I have been completely faithful in keeping? You might think “well, I’ve never murdered” but murder is rooted in anger. Truth is, to be faithful to even one


Raise your hand if you have ever felt personally victimized by time management. *Every Coptic hand shoots into the air*. Now picture this: it’s 2019, you have classes all week, you have a big assignment due on Friday, and you have a huge exam on Sunday night.  Realistically, lets focus on work this week, and

Transformation Through Tribulation

When we think of the love that our mother and father have for us, it is hard for us to understand that a greater love than this exists. In the midnight praises we say to God “which mind or which speech or sound can attain the unutterable expression of Your love for mankind.” (Thursday Theotokia)

Combatting Doubt with the Faith of Little Children

Let’s go back in time. I want you to pretend you’re a child again. You’re hungry─what do you do? You’re scared─what do you do? You hit your head on the table while running around (even though Mom told you not to run around the house) and you’re hurt and crying─what do you do? It’s instinct.


“Do not hasten in your spirit to be angry, For anger rests in the bosom of fools.” (Ecc 7:9)   “A man who is angry, even if he were to raise the dead, is not acceptable to God.” ~ Abba Agathon, The Sayings of the Desert Fathers   Anger is a wild torrent, a raging

The Political Christian

The Political Christian: Christian Advocacy & Policy   This is the second part of a two-part series called “The Political Christian” Part 1: 10/14/20 Part 2: 10/28/20   As of the writing of this article, Egypt is undergoing its own MeToo movement, the US Senate is confirming a Supreme Court Justice, and 100,000 more Californians

Do You Want to Be Found?

In lieu of a student-authored article this week, this sermon originally given by Fr. Daniel Fanous has been transcribed for your ease and benefit. Click here for the actual audio of the sermon.   In the Gospel of John chapter 1, we begin with this question: what do you seek? It’s important that we understand

The Political Christian: Christian Demeanor

This is the first part of a two-part series called “The Political Christian” Part 1: 10/14/20 Part 2: 10/28/20              It is finally everyone’s favorite season and no, I don’t mean Autumn; I mean election season! Within a few weeks, the nation will either reshape its government or choose to maintain the status quo. Regardless

Seeking the Approval of Others

“For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ.” (Galatians 10:1) As Christians, we are fully aware that we are not of this world. We throw ourselves into the church and its services in order


 A Remedy for Laziness and Spiritual Apathy   “There is no greater evil worse than laziness, none greater than sloth”-  St. John Chrysostom   How can St. John Chrysostom be sure of such an outstanding statement? Who can we ask to know this for sure, who can attest to this? The answer is none other