Important announcement concerning the next several days in the Papal election process

HG Bishop Paula, the official spokesperson of the Papal Nominations Committee has announced that the election for the new Pope will begin on October 29th. The global Coptic church will observe strict fasting on October 22-24 and October 31-November 2. The Altar lottery will be on November 4th.

Various Coptic and Christian channels will air programs about the five Papal candidates tomorrow.

There will be Divine Liturgies in the coming days with sermons from each of the five Papal candidates.

Tomorrow, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in St Bishoy's Monastery with HG Bishop Tawadrous delivering the sermon.

On Friday, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria with Hegumen Seraphim El-Souriani delivering the sermon.

On Saturday, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Monastery of the Virgin Mary with the three monks participating.

On Sunday, the candidates will be at St Mary's Church in Maadi for the Divine Liturgy.

On Monday, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at St Mark's Church in Azbakiya and Fr Raphael Ava Mina will deliver the sermon.

On Tuesday, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated at the Bishopric of Damanhour with HG Bishop Raphael delivering the sermon.

On Wednesday, there will be a Divine Liturgy at St Mina's Monastery in Mariut with Hegumen Bakhomious El-Souriani delivering the sermon. 

Bavnouti Mansour

If anyone would like to know more about the candidates, here is a short CYC video about each of them and where they have served in the past

Tasoni Demiana

May the blessings and willing of God be done here on earth as it is in Heaven...for this I pray...Amen