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Dear members, friends and supporters,

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Also find attached the Diocese Weekly Newsletter. 
Issue 571 
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 With Regards, Administration Team

Week # 29                  22 July 2016

"حَتَّى إِنَّنَا نَقُولُ وَاثِقِينَ: «الرَّبُّ مُعِينٌ لِي فَلاَ أَخَافُ. مَاذَا يَصْنَعُ بِي إِنْسَانٌ؟» اُذْكُرُوا مُرْشِدِيكُمُ الَّذِينَ كَلَّمُوكُمْ بِكَلِمَةِ اللهِ. انْظُرُوا إِلَى نِهَايَةِ سِيرَتِهِمْ فَتَمَثَّلُوا بِإِيمَانِهِمْ. "
 (عبرانيين 13: 6-7)            
 
" So we may boldly say: "The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?" Remember those who rule over you, who have spoken the word of God to you, whose faith follow, considering the outcome of their conduct."
  (Hebrews 13:6-7)

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العظة الاسبوعية للبابا تواضروس الثاني

 

Words with Meanings

 

كلمات ذات معنى

Church of the week

The Mother Church
MC 01 His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Hanging Church

Church News In Australia
CNA 01 Consecration of Two New Monks at St. Shenouda Monastery

Church & Politics
CP 01 بيان عاجل من مطرانية المنيا عن احداث قرية ابو يعقوب
CP 02 تعرض عائلتين من كهنة المنيا بالاسلحة البيضاء
CP 03 You really should watch this
CP 04 Germany axe attack: Assault on train in Wurzburg injures HK family
CP 05 Barnabas Presecution Update

Church & Community
CC 01 OMI Alert: 2016 Commonwealth Bank Not-for-profit Treasurer's Awards
CC 02 OMI Alert: Free Community Tutor Enhancement Training
CC 03 OMI Alert: Catalyst Funding Workshop
CC 04 OMI Alert: Thank a Volunteer Day-celebration grants program open
CC 05 OMI Alert: Opening Closets Mental HealthTraining for professionals in the mental health sector
CC 06 OMI Alert: WA Seniors Award-nominate an exceptional senior today

Church News
CN 01 Celebrating the Silver Anniversary of the Church
CN 02
 His Grace Bishop Asheia's Visit
CN 03 Sunday School Excursion
CN 04 Upcoming Events 
CN 05 St Demiana Ladies Meeting
CN 06
 Deacon Hany Ezzat Back To Egypt
CN 07 SMOS "Thank You" Certificate
CN 08 Book Shop

Copts Social News
CSN 01 Congratulatios
CSN 02 Second Anniversary of Heavenly Birth of  Late Odini 

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 The Silver Jubilee of the Church 

 
Under the Prayers of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St Mark and the leadership of His Grace Bishop Suriel, Bishop of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions. 
 















 

The Church is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of her establishment in Perth-WA in 1991.
The celebration will be headed by His Grace Bishop Suriel Bishop of Melbourne and Affiliated Regions.

The celebration will include:
Megalo ceremonial Liturgy, formal and informal functions, photo and video clip albums of sentimental moments of the history of the Church, memorable display, souvenir gifts, choirs, booklets, etc... Any one who has got any ideas or would like to help and be part of this event please contact Fr. David Kamel who is coordinating this event.



 
         
 
The date of the celebration is Sunday 25th September 2016. More details to be revealed soon. Stay tuned.
Other news on the celebration is under the Church News part in this bulletin.
A photo from the memories album of the Church

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 العظة الأسبوعية 

                     للبابا تواضروس الثاني
 
كيف أصلي؟
            
 

This is Our Beloved Humble Pope

 

 
This is our beloved and humble pope. Very proud of being one of your children. Pray for Pope Tawadros II.
 
هذا هو بابانا المحبوب والمتواضع البابا تواضروس الثاني. ربنا يخليه لنا ليصلي من اجلنا
 

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Spiritual Talk
 
    My own salvation and the Concept of Predestination
     H.G Bishop Youssef
      
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 من أقوال الأباء

كما ان الريح تُهيج البحر وتُعكره ؛ كذلك يُزعج الغضب العقل أكثر من كل داء أخر (الأب يوحنا السينائي او الدرجي)

As the wind agitates the sea and muddy it, anger troubles the mind more than anything else. (Father John Climacus of Sinai of the Ladder)         

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قصة أعجبتنى

          

وصلتني الرساله من صديق عزيز:
عندما بدآوا بناء كاتدرائية القديس بطرس الرسول آرادوا ان يستوردوا زجاج من بلجيكا وهى آعظم بلد تقوم بتصنيع الزجاج وحتى ذلك الزمان لم تكن الطائرات قد اخترعت وحتى البواخر كانت عبارة عن سفن شراعية
فآرسلوا سفينة لاستيراد الزجاج من بلجيكا وكانت الرحلة تستغرق 3شهور , وبعد آن عادت السفينة بالزجاج آكتشفوا ان المهندس الذى آخذ مقاس الزجاج للشبابيك آخطاء فى المقاس فآدى ذلك الى نقص شباك بدون زجاج وكان باقى ثلاثة ايام على الميعاد المحدد لافتتاح الكاتدرائية 
آجتمعت اللجنة المعمارية المشرفة على البناء وكانت مشكلة كبيرة آمامهم وذلك لآن العالم كله سيحضر ويرى افتتاح الكاتدرتئية ويرى شباك ناقص لوح زجاج فما العمل؟ 
فليس من الممكن تآجيل ميعاد الافتتاح وليس من الممكن وضع لوح زجاج من نوع آخر لآن ذلك سيشوه الديكورات
وكان من بين الحاضرين الفنان الكبير"مايكل انجلو" فخطرت على باله فكره وسآلهم عن بقايا الزجاج فآحضروها له من صناديق القمامه فآخذ هذة البقايا من الزجاج وظل يعملها بالرصاص وكانت هذه اول مرة يخترع الرصاص المعشق بالزجاج
ورسم بهذه القطع الزجاجيه صورة للمسيح ووضعها فى النافذه التى بدون زجاج
ولما افتتحوا الكاتدرائية كان الناس جميعآ ينظرون الى تلك النافذة وقالوا جميعآ آن هذة النافذة هى (آعظم نافذة)

فان كننا نشعر ان حياتنا محطمه ومكسورة فالرب قادر آن يجبر كسرك ويجعل منك انسانآ عظيمآ فى القداسة والبر فتنال اعجاب الله والناس 

ان كننا نشعر اننا لانصلح الا، عفوآ لمزبله، فالرب الذى يقيم المسكين من التراب ويرفع البائس من المزبله قادر ان يقيمنا ويرفعنا ليجلسنا مع رؤساء الشعوب فنتهلل مع أم  صموئيل قائلين
"يرفع الفقير من المزبلة للجلوس مع الشرفاء ويملكهم كرسى المجد"1صم8:2 
الله قااااادر آن يعيد تشكيلنا من جديد ويجعل صورته فينا وحينئذ سنتهلل قائلين باركت طبيعتى فيك

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بعض تذكارات القديسين          

 

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يوليو

الاحد
17
أبيب
استشهاد القديسة أوفيميا
استشهاد القديستين تكلة و مارثا من إسنا
25
يوليو
الأثنين
18
أبيب
إستشهاد القديس يعقوب الرسول
26
يوليو
الثلاثاء
19 
أبيب
إستشهاد القديس بوطلان الطبيب و من معه
استشهاد القديس انبا بيضابا و رفيقيه
نياحة الانبا يؤانس العاشر البطريرك ال85
27
يوليو

الأربعاء
20
أبيب
استشهاد القديس تادرس الشاطبي
28
يوليو
الخميس
21
أبيب
نياحة القديس سوسنيو الخصى
29
يوليو
الجمعة
22
أبيب
استشهاد مقاريوس ابن واسيليدز الوزير
24
يوليو
السبت
23
أبيب 
 
استشهاد القديس لونجسينس الجندى
استشهاد مارينة الشهيدة
   
     

 




































 
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Saint of the Week

 
The Martyrdom of St. Theodore of Shotep

His father's name was John and he was from the city of Shotep in Upper Egypt. He went with his regiment to the city of Antioch, where he married the daughter of a pagan noble man, and begot by her this St. Theodore. When his mother wanted to present him to the house of idols to be educated there, his father refused. She became angry, drove him away, and the child remained with his mother.
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سـيرة قـديـس هذا الأسبوع


استشهاد القديس ثاؤدورس الشطبى

كان أبوه يسمي يوحنا من شطب بصعيد مصر قد ذهب ضمن الجنود إلى إنطاكية وهناك تزوج من أبنه أحد الأمراء الوثنيين ورزق منها بثاؤدورس هذا ولما أرادت أن تقدم ابنها لبيوت الأصنام ليتعلم هناك مانع والده في ذلك. فغضبت منه وطردته. وظل الصبي عند أمه.
 إقرأ المزيد

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Words with Meaning
By Fr Abram Abdelmalek
  • Hypocrisy is the meanest morality.
  • Boot-licking is a kind of cunningness.
  • A talk with two meaning is a killing poison.
  • They call the color change in animals “camouflage” but for people they call it "adulation".
  • Hypocrisy is to pretend that you love God where you hate His creation.
  • Hypocrisy is like a mirror has two sides, a shiny silver one and pitch black one.
  • Hypocrisy is when someone changes their color or tongue, but not their heart.

كلمات ذات معني

للقس إبرام عبد الملك

  • النفاق أحط الأخلاق.
  • الرياء من الدهاء.
  • كلام ذو معنيين سم قاتل.
  • يسمون تغيير اللون عند الحيوانات "مماتنة"، وعند الإنسان "مداهنة".
  •  الرياء هو أن تدعي أنك تحب الله وتكره خليقته. 
  • الرياء كالمرآة المصقولة له وجهان، وجه فضي لامع ووجه أسود قاتم.
  •  الرياء هو أن يغير الإنسان لونه أو لسانه، أما قلبه فلا.

Church of the Week

 

Anba Athanasius Church- El Siouf
 

 

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His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Hanging Church
 

 
 
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II held a prayer meeting on Wednesday the 20th of July at the Hanging Church-Egypt. After the crises of Copts fell on the deaf ears of the Egyptian Government after the recent series of attacks on the Copts.
His Holiness Pope Tawadros II held the prayer meeting to God who is definitely going to hear our cry.

His Holiness asked all believers to pray Kerialayson = Lord Have Mercy allthe time.
Our prayers are with our bretheren the persecuted Copts in Egypt.

 


First Consecration of Coptic Monks on Australian Soil

Consecration of Two Monks at St. Shenouda Monastery- NSW

 
 
 
St Mary & Archangel Michael Church congratulate His Grace Bishop Daniel for the consecrations of the two new Monks at St. Shenouda Monastery. May the Lord bless every step in their service.
 

 بيان عاجل من «مطرانية المنيا» عن أحداث قرية أبويعقوب

أصدرت مطرانية المنيا وأبو قرقاص، بيانًا صحفيًا، بخصوص أحداث قرية أبو يعقوب التابعة لمركز المنيا، بشأن مهاجمة منازل  الأقباط إثر شائعة بناء كنيسة في القرية، وهو خبر عارٍ عن الصحة.

وقال الأنبا مكاريوس، الأسقف العام للمنيا وأبوقرقاص، إن مساء أمس الجمعة قام مجموعة بمهاجمة منازل بعض الأقباط بقرية أبو يعقوب التابعة لمركز المنيا لولا تدخل قوات الأمن.

وطالبت المطرانية، في بيانها بمحاسبة الجناة، مشيرة إلى أن من يفلت من العقاب يشجع  آخرين على ارتكاب مزيد من الجرائم.

وتابع:" أنه ليس من حق أي شخص أن يهاجم الآخرين أقباطًا كانوا أو مسلمين ويقتلهم ويدمر ممتلكاتهم، مهما كانت الأسباب،  مازلنا نطالب بتفعيل القانون، حمى الله مصر والكنيسة من كل شر وسوء.

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 تعرض عائلتين  من كهنة المنيا بالاسلحة البيضاء

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You really should watch this       

Dear Fr. Abram,
We've got some terrific talks we want to share with you. 

Those who heard them at the 2016 ACL National Conference left inspired, ready to take up the challenges that we currently face.
 
We've made these talks available on video and on podcast so that you can hear what you missed, or simply enjoy listening to again for a second time.

From the USA you can hear the New York Times #1 bestselling author, Eric Metaxas along with Jeff Ventrella from the Alliance Defending Freedom.
Then we also have talks from Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison, ACL's Wendy FrancisDr Stephen ChavuraShireen MorrisDr Megan Best and Gary Millar.

Please watch with your friends and learn what it means to be fearless in our time.


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Germany axe attack: Assault on train in Wurzburg injures HK family

           

A teenage Afghan refugee armed with an axe and knife injured four people on a train in southern Germany before being shot dead by police, officials say.
Three people in a group from Hong Kong were seriously hurt and one slightly injured in the attack in Wurzburg. Another 14 were treated for shock.

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Pastor's wife murdered close to mosque in Nigerian capital
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For more News on Presecuted Christians, visit Barnabasfund.org

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OMI Alert: 2016 Commonwealth Bank Not-for-Profit Treasurers' Awards

Nominations are open for the 2016 Not-for-Profit Treasurers' Awards.
You can nominate anyone who has served as a treasurer of an Australian not-for-profit organisation at any time in the past 12 months.
 
More information is available here.
 
Nominations close at 12.00pm AEST, Friday 29 July 2016.

 

OMI Alert: Free Community Tutor Enhancement Training

 

The Adult Migrant English Program South Metropolitan TAFE offers FREE training and support to volunteers helping people from a non-English speaking background to develop their English language skills.

The training sessions are run from July to November 2016.

You can access the training session calendar on the OMI website.


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OMI Alert: Catalyst Funding Workshop

 

The Catalyst Community Arts Fund, managed by the Community Arts Network (CAN), provides funding for community arts projects in Western Australia.

CAN is running a FREE workshop to provide information on how you can receive funding for your community arts project.

10.00am – 2.00pm Thursday 11 August 2016
King Street Arts Centre
Level 1, 357–365 Murray Street, Perth

For more information please access this link .


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OMI Alert: Thank a Volunteer Day—celebration grants program open 

 

Applications are now open for the Thank a Volunteer Day Celebration Grants.

Grants of up to $1000 are available to communities throughout Western Australia to hold an event or activity on Thank a Volunteer Day, celebrated on Monday 5 December 2016.

For more information or to make an application please visit http://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au.
 
Applications close at 4.00pm Thursday 18 August 2016.


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OMI Alert: Opening Closets Mental Health Training for professionals in the mental health sector 

 

The FREE Opening Closets Mental Health Training is offered to health and community services workers with clients experiencing mental health issues.
 
The training focuses on raising awareness and developing workers' capacity to respond appropriately to clients while promoting inclusive practice.
 
The training sessions are run from August to November 2016.

For training sessions, date/time information, or to register please follow this link.


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OMI Alert: WA Seniors Award—nominate an exceptional senior today 

 

If you know a senior, organisation or individual who is making an outstanding contribution to the community, consider nominating them for a WA Seniors Award

Nominations are open for the following six categories:

  • Community Service Award

  • Arts and Culture

  • Group or Organisation Award

  • Business

  • Age Friendly Community Award for a Local Council

  • Deborah Kirwan Media Award.

For more information visit COTA WA's website
Nominations close on Friday 2 September 2016.


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Celebrating the Silver Jubilee of the Church

   
                


St Mary & Archangel Michael Church celebrated its Silver "25th" Anniversary, on Sunday the 17th of July. This celebration is a simple and informal one to mark the date of establishment of the Church in WA.
The formal celebration will take place on the 25th of September 2016.

Hymns and praises were chanted after little talk by Fr. Abram Abdelmalek. After words cakes was distributed to the congregation.
 

His Grace Bishop Asheia's visit


On Wednesday the 20th of July, His Grace Bishop Asheia, Bishop of Tahta-Egypt, arrived to Perth. His Grace blessed us with praying the Feast Liturgy of St Keriakus at St Mary & Archangel Michael Church on Thursday the 21st of July.

We will let you know of any details of His Grace program in Perth during next week.

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Sunday School Excursion
 

Sunday School Servants at St Mary & Archangel Michael Church had organized Outings for all the stages on Saturday the 16th of July in different places. All, the kids and the servants had fun and enjoyed their time.

1. Angels Sunday School held an outing at Mighty Jungle

 

  

  




 

 







 
2. Primary Sunday School held an outing at AMF Bowling
 










 

















 
3. Sunday School High held an outing at Go Karting

 


 


 



















 


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Expect St Mary's revival program in our next edition.

 

St Demiana Ladies Meeting


Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM, St Demiana Ladies Meeting takes place at St Mary and Archangel Michael Church. Come along and encourage others to come.

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Deacon Hany Ezzat Back to Egypt
 

On Thursday the 21st of July Deacon Hany Ezzat traveled back to Egypt to his beloved family. We pray and wish him a safe trip.
 

   

 

SMOS "Thank You" Certificate from Circus Quirkus

 
PCYC Circus Quirkus presented a Thank You certificate to SMOS Team for their wonderful support towards the "Circus Quirkus" show for local children living with serious illnesses and disabilities.
 
 
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A new book for the Late Trice Blessed Pope Shenouda III translated by His Grace Bishop Suriel is on display in the shop. Secure your copy now for $30 only

Congratulations on Baptism

                            
                                 
We would like to congratulate Makram & Nermien
for the Baptism of their baby boy Sam.
 
We would like to congratulate Jacob & Sandra 
for the Baptism of their baby boy Daniel.
                                    

Second Anniversary of Heavenly Birth of Late Odini

 
                          

Fr. Abram Abdelmalek and family is celebrating the 2nd commemoration of the beloved mother Mrs. Odini Abdelnour, on Sunday the 24th of September during the Holy Liturgy.
May the Lord repose her soul and accept her prayers on our behalf.                              
                                 
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