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.