Category Archives: copticvoice

Title Podcast# 0411: The Truth | 22/01/2022

The Truth. What is The Truth? What is Truth? It’s coffee table discussion. it’s not a philosophical questiion. absolute truth vs relative vs personal truth. the Truth by Jesus Christ. Gospel Reflection: (Ephesians 6:14) Suing seeds in the life of our Children. How can we tell the truth? How to communicate the truth to your parents?. (John 3:18).

Title Podcast# 0410: Epiphany Special 2022 | 15/01/2022

Epiphany 2022”. In this program, the segments address the different aspects on the Epiphany, from an Orthodox perspective. Orthodox Christian treasure Epiphany, as Epiphany is the Baptism of Christ. For the Coptic Orthodox Christians, Epiphany is a special time of the year, where the Holy Trinity is revealed to the world. In simplicity…Our Lord Jesus present in the Jordan River (Matthew 3:13) …a Voice was heard from Heaven, “this is my Beloved Son…” (Matthew 3:17), and “the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting upon Him” (Matthew 3:16). St John the Baptist saw and witnessed the Trinity at the Epiphany at the Jordan River. Another term used for Epiphany is Theophany – meaning God reveals.

Title Podcast# 0408: New Year Special 2022 | 01/01/2022

 “New Year Special 2022”. In this program, the segments address the different perspectives on the New Year. The New Year provides an opportunity to start a new page, a new chapter with God in the new year. A time to reflect what we have done in 2021 and reflect what we would like to change in 2022. What are thoughts for 2021? What are your inspirations and goals in 2022? We were all challenged in 2021 due to COVID-19 – giving us more to think about our own morality and humanness. The New Year is a new opportunity where we call to the Lord telling God, ‘O Lord, crown this year with Your Goodness. Reflections on the Gospel of St Luke 1:57-80 shared by Anne, Mirna (Co-Host) and Father Shenouda. 

Title Podcast# 0407: Christmas Special 2021| 25/12/2021

Christmas Special 2021.  What Christmas? Why do we celebrate Christmas? The Term Christmas means the birth of Christ. Christmas gifts. Christmas Tree. We look at the wise men presentation of the gifts and what do they mean? Whats the symbolism? Gospel Reflection (Luke 1:1-56).

Title Podcast# 0406: Family | 18/12/2021

“Family”. In this program, the segments address the different perspectives on Family. The program reflects a variety of talks on Family. Who is a family and what entails a family? Has the modern family changed compared to what God initially desired? The Bible teaches us in the Book of Genesis, God created Man – male and female God created and named them, Adam and Eve. They were the first parents of human mankind. As we grow up and have a family of our own, we are unable to appreciate the work of our parents in raising us to be the adults we are today. The program: In this podcast the program includes:Reflections on the Gospel of (St Luke 1:26-38) shared by Anne, Mirna (Co-Host) and Father Shenouda. In today’s Gospel of St Luke, is the passage of the “Annunciation” – the visit of Angel Gabriel to the Virgin St Mary, to be the Mother of God. St Mary teaches us the wonderful reply, ‘the handmaiden of the Lord’. In the segment on “Woman of Faith”, Alaa reflects on St Salome. The story of Adam and Eve , the first parents of mankind is reflected by George.. The question also is asked on Matthew 12:46-50, on “who is my mother and my brother” addressed by Mirna (Co-host). Jeremiah Akladious reflects on “My family is my church”. Fr Moses Ayad reflects on “Did Jesus need a family to be born” Craig James gives a philosophical approach to the Gospel Theme on Luke 1:26-38. The short segments provide a variety of perspective on the “Family”. Mary Tawadros reflects on “How can I get closer to my family”. Helena gives “Examples for a good family from the Bible”. Christiana on “Who was Jesus family?”. Taleen on “Why is a family important?”. Merna MO delights us with a poem on “Family” and a segment on “St Mary is my Mother”. Rachael Tadros reflects on “How can I love my family?” Jeremiah Akladious continues his segment, a Bird’s peck in the Book of Proverbs. Finally, the Desert Fathers is presented by Rebecca Akladious on “Beginning to prayer” by Anthony Bloom.Coptic Voice Team hopes you have enjoyed today’s podcast program. God encourages us to have an active prayer life, for through prayer we will achieve holiness, a righteous life, and a life of purity. Prayer helps us to live a moral and upright life and to live a faithful life before God. God loves you.The program was produced by Merna Tawadros and Fr Shenouda Mansour and the dedicated team members on the Coptic Voice Radio Ministry Team.

Title Podcast# 0405: Gifts and Talents | 11/12/2021

“Gifts and Talents”. In this program, the segments address the different perspectives on the gifts and talents that God gives us. We discovered our gifts and talents from a young age. Each one of us is gifted in one or many aspects of our lives. The most rewarding aspect of our lives is to use the gift and talent God gave us for the Glory of God’s Kingdom. If we are unsure on the talent and gifts God has given us, we just need to ask God, ‘please Lord reveal to me the gift and talent You have given m, Amen’. The program reflects a variety of talks on gifts and talents given to us by God.

Title Podcast# 0404: Houses Of Prayer | 04/12/2021

Houses Of Prayer. What is house of Prayer? Teaching children to pray, Teaching children to pray for each other. Acceptable prayer, Why did Jesus teach us how to pray? Examples of Prayer from the Bible. Lord Teach us How to Pray? Why do we pray at the Church? When can I prayer? What does prayer mean to us? What does prayer mean to us? What is the philosophy of prayer? Poems on Prayer. Power of Prayer Gospel Reflection (Mark 10:17-31).

Title Podcast# 0403: Preparing The Purity of Hearts To Be a Stable for Jesus on Christmas Night”| 27/11/2021

Today’s program is titled “Preparing the purity of hearts to be a stable for Jesus on Christmas Night”. In the Coptic Orthodox Church, the church commenced Advent on 25 November 2021 and will celebrate Christmas Day on the old Julian Church calendar on the 7 January 2022. The word Advent refers to the season of coming and birth of Jesus Christ. In the Coptic Orthodox Church, the church celebrates this season with 43 days of fasting to prepare the hearts as a stable for Jesus to be born on Christmas night. Today’s program focus is on purity of heart. What is purity? How do we obtain a pure heart? Why God loves a pure heart, and how does repentance lead a person to have a pure heart?

Title Podcast# 0402: The life of the Disciples before and after| 20/11/2021

“The life of the Disciples before meeting Jesus Christ and after”. The reflections on the Gospel of St Matthew 13:1-9 is shared by Anne, Mirna (Co-Host) and Father Shenouda. In today’s Gospel Jesus spoke to the multitude on the Parable of the Sower. The segment on “Woman of Faith” is produced by Alaa and she reflects on St Catherine of Siena who lived in the 14th Century. George Eskander addresses “The first steps in being a disciple?”. Rachael Tadros looks at “The Characteristics of being a disciple”. Shanelle Tadros shares with the listeners “My favourite disciple” – who is your favourite disciple? Fr Moses Ayad reflects on “Saint Mark the Apostle – a Disciple of Christ”. In the segment by Jeremiah Akladious, he addresses “Building my trust in Christ through Discipleship” – and this is our own daily challenge in how we build that trust with Christ. Next, follows several short segments from variety of different people. First with Karin, “Discipling your children”. David Tawadros with “Following your teachers’ advice”. Mirna (Co-host) reflects on “St Paul – before and after”. Mary Tawadros reflects on “St Peter – before and after”. Taleen on “How can I be a disciple to my parents”. Merna MO shares with us a “Poem on Discipleship” and a segment on “What is exactly Discipleship?” Helena tells us “The names of the 12 Disciples”. Christiana on “Learning to follow your mother’s instructions”, and Merna Tawadros on her reflection of “the Fifth Commandment”. Craig James provides an understanding to the philosophical approach of Discipleship.3Jeremiah Akladious continues his segment on, “A Bird’s peck in the book of proverbs” on Chapter 12, from verses 1 to 6. Continuing reading a portion of the Gospel of St Mark Chapter 1, verses 39 to 45, and the writings of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III titled “The Spiritual Man” is taken from last section of Chapter One on the “I can also say that we are the image of God in Trinitarianism and Monotheism” – both segments are narrated by Fr Shenouda Mansour. To conclude, Fr Shenouda Mansour looks at some perspective on “the repentant heart of the disciple?” Finally, the Desert Fathers is presented by Rebecca Akladious on “Beginning to prayer” by Anthony Bloom. The program was produced by Merna Tawadros and Fr Shenouda Mansour.