The Armenian, Coptic, Ethiopian, Eritrean, Syriac, and Indian Orthodox Churches collectively referred to as the Oriental Orthodox Churches-are heirs to some of the richest and most ancient traditions in the Christian world. Today we are estimated to have as many as ca. 50 million members worldwide, including significant diaspora populations.
The Oriental Orthodox Churches’ Faith is defined in the ‘Nicene-Creed’; completely based on the Word of God and compiled by the Fathers of the Church inspired by The Holy Spirit in the first Two Holy Ecumenical Synods; reaffirmed, finalized and sealed in the Third One1 as the Creedal affirmation of
The word Advent means ‘coming’ or ‘arrival’; means in the Orthodox Tradition, the period of fasting and preparation in connection with the Feast of the Nativity of our Lord. The focus of the entire season is the celebration of the birth of Jesus the Christ in his First Advent, and