Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas at Blue Nile Restaurant in Ottawa

Mihret Adelahu of the Blue Nile Restaurant shares her kitfo recipe for the 12th day of Christmas

Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas at Blue Nile Restaurant in Ottawa

CBC News January 6,2016 Christmas might be over for many Christians, but for the city’s Orthodox celebrants, the festivities are just beginning. Apart from being able to buy gifts at Boxing Day prices, for many, including Ethiopian Orthodox Christians, there’s also the payoff of ending a 40-day fast on Jan. 6, their Christmas Eve. Read […]

Concern over some of ordained Orthodox bishops

Concern over some of ordained Orthodox bishops

June 21, 2016 Last week, Orthodox bishops gathered at Crete in what is said to be the first in more than 1300 years, according to The Economist report. Seemingly,the objective was to discuss theological matters as well as concerns over social justice, like inequality, and the environment. Yet, the anticipated meeting of orthodox patriarchs the […]

Ethiopia : Hymn’s of St. Yared for the feast of Holy Trinity

borkena December 31,2014 The fifth month of the Ethiopian calander, Tir – which corresponds to January of the Gregorian Calender, is an important month of religious festivity in the tradition of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church. Timket (Epiphany) is a three days long festivity which is also an important occasion to get a glimpse of […]

Ethiopia: Hosanna (Palm Sunday) in the Orthodox tradition

In Ethiopia, this Sunday marks the last week, which is the 8th week, of lent liturgy in the tradition of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church. Hossana ( Palm Sunday ) is celebration of entry of Jesus to Jerusalem riding a donkey. Children in Jerusalem sang Hossana praising Jesus Christ. The day is celebrated in a peculiar […]