By His Holiness Pope Shenouda III
Among the beautiful things in our Church are the nights of prayer.
It started as a thought among the servants and it quickly spread among the people. No church is free from it especially in the nights of Kiahk (the Coptic month before Christmas). It became an established custom on New Year's Eve.
Every church does its utmost to prepare an interesting spiritual program for the night of prayer, to help the faithful to stay awake and keep their thoughts, feelings and hearts within the spiritual act. The program includes prayers from the ...