Refuge From Egypt Unrest at a Queens Church

MONIQUE EL-FAIZY - 20/4/13 It’s Tuesday afternoon, and a few dozen of the faithful members of St. Mary and St. Antonios Coptic Orthodox Church in Ridgewood, Queens, are singing in the liturgy during observation of the Great Lent, the 55 days of prayer and fasting that precede Orthodox Easter, on May 5. The women wear white ...

Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Jersey City celebrates Feast of Saint Gabriel

Rafal Rogoza / The Jersey JournalThe Jersey Journal- 29/12/12 Dozens congregated at an Ethiopian Orthodox Church in Jersey City this morning to worship and celebrate the Feast of Saint Gabriel. Roughly 50 worshippers of the Bisrate Gebriel Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church held mass at 7 a.m. at the Sacred Heart Church at 214 Martin Luther King Drive ...

Street named after Coptic Pope Shenouda III in Jersey City

Charles Hack/The Jersey Journal 22/10/2012 Hundreds of Coptic Christians crowded the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Vroom Street in Jersey City yesterday afternoon, to witness the unveiling of a street sign in honor of Pope Shenouda III. Among those attending the ceremony to rename the intersection Pope Shenouda III Way were U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Jersey ...