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Koodosh Edtho to Kothne

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Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification) Sunday

The Sunday that comes on of after October 30th is called Koodhosh Eetho (Sanctification of Church) Sunday. It is the beginning of the church calendar.

    • Evening
      • St. Mark8: 27 -33
    • Morning
      • St. John 21: 15 - 22
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus 33:7-11
      • Exodus 40 : 17-38
      • Isaiah6: 1 - 8
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter2:1-12
      • I Corinthians 3: 16-17, 6: 15 -20
      • St. Matthew 16:13-23
Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication) Sunday

The Sunday after Koodhosh Eetho is called Hoodhosh Eetho (Dedication of Church) Sunday.

    • Evening
      • St. Luke 19: 47- 20: 8
    • Morning
      • St. Mark12: 41-44
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus33: 7-11
      • I Kings : 8 :22 - 40
      • Isaiah55: 1- 13
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 7:44 -53 or
      • Revelation 3:14-22
      • Hebrews9: 1-14
      • St. John 10: 22 - 38
Annunciation to Zachariah (Parents' day)

This Sunday is commemorated as the day when John the Baptist's birth was announced toZachariah by Angel Gabriel.

    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 19: 3-12
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 10: 38 – 42
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis 2: 18-25
      • Genesis17: 15-22
      • Numbers8: 13-20
      • Ruth 1 : 11-18
      • I Samuel 1: 9-17
      • Psalms 133 : 1-3
      • Isaiah 41: 8-15
    • Holy Qurbana
      • II Peter 1: 1-15
      • Ephesians5: 21 -6: 4
      • St. Luke 1: 5 - 25
Annunciation to St. Mary, Mother of God.
    • Evening
      • St. Luke8: 16- 21
    • Morning
      • St. Mark 3:31-35
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis28: 10 -22
      • Judges13: 2-14
      • Zechariah2: 10-13, 4: 1-7, 8: 3
      • Isaiah63: 15-64: 5
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John3: 2-17
      • Galatians:4: 1-7
      • Hebrew 2 :14-18
      • St. Luke 1:26-38
St. Mary's visit to Elizabeth (Womens' day)
    • Evening
      • St. Luke8: 1- 3
    • Morning
      • St. Luke10: 38-42
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis1: 24 - 31, 24: 15-38
      • Judges4: 4 -16
      • 1 Samuel 25 :1-35
      • II Kings 5: 1 -5
      • Ester 4:1- 17
      • Proverbs14: 1 : 19 : 14 : 31 : 10 -31
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter 3: 1 -7
      • I Timothy 2: 9 - 15 , 3:11 -13
      • St. Luke 1:39-56
Birth of John the Baptist (Children's day)
    • Evening
      • St. Mark10 : 13-16
    • Morning
      • St. Matthew 11: 11-19
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis21: 1-21
      • Exodus 2:1-10
      • 1 Samuel 1 : 20-28 , 2 : 18 -26
      • Psalms127 : 1 -5
      • Isaiah62: 1-12
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John 3:1-3
      • Ephesians6: 1-4;
      • Colosians 3: 20-21
      • St. Luke 1:57-80
Annunciation to St. Joseph
    • Evening
      • St. John 6:30-46
    • Morning
      • St. John 6:30-46
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis13: 1-11
      • Isaiah1: 2 - 9
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I Peter 2: 11 -17
      • Galatians1: 11-24
      • St. Matthew 1: 18-25
Sunday before Christmas
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 1: 1- 18
    • Morning
      • St. John 1:1-18
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis46: 8-27
      • I Kings9: 3-7
      • Isaiah7: 14-15, 11: 1 -9
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 3:16-26
      • Romans 4:13-25
      • Galatians 4 ;18-20
      • St. Luke 3:23-38
Yeldho / Incarnation of our Lord (Christmas) (December 25)
    • Evening
      • St. John 1:1-18
    • By the fire-pit
      • Hebrews1: 1-12
      • St. Luke 2:1-14
    • Morning
      • St. Luke 2:15-20
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis21: 1-8
      • Micah5:5 1- 4
      • Isaiah 9:1-7
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John 1: 1- 10
      • Galatians3: 23- 4 :7
      • St. Matthew 2: 1-12
Feast of the glory of St. Mary, Mother of God
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 2:15-20
    • Morning
      • St. Luke11: 23-32
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus 3:1-10
      • Ezekiel44: 1-12
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 7:30-43
      • Romans 1:1-10
      • St. Luke 8:16-21
Massacre of the Infants (December 27)
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 2: 13-18
    • Morning
      • St. Mark 6:1-6
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Exodus 1:1-22
      • Jeremiah31: 15-20
      • Isaiah60: 8-14
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 7:11-29
      • Romans 15:1-7
      • St. Matthew 2: 13-18
First Sunday after Christmas (The Holy Family flee to Egypt )
    • Evening
      • St. Matthew 10 : 16-23
    • Morning
      • St. John15: 18-21
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis37: 13 - 28
      • Zechariah8: 3-8
      • Isaiah 5:20-30
    • Holy Qurbana
      • Acts 16:6 -10
      • I Corinthians 10 : 1- 13
      • St. Matthew 2: 9 - 15, 19- 23
New Year (January 1) Circumcision of our Lord, Feast of St. Basil and St. Gregory.
    • Evening
      • St. Luke 13: 6 - 9
    • Morning
      • St. John9: 4 -7
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis12 : 1- 9
      • Deuteronomy10: 12-11: 1
      • Ezekiel : 18: 21 -24
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John 3: 13 - 18
      • Romans2: 28-3: 8
      • St.Luke 2 :21
      • St. John15: 5 -19
Second Sunday after Christmas
    • Evening
      • St. John1: 35 -42
    • Morning
      • St. John 1: 43 - 51
    • Before Holy Qurbana
      • Genesis37: 1- 11
      • 1 Samuel 2 : 18-21
      • Isaiah26: 1-12
    • Holy Qurbana
      • I John3: 21-24
      • Hebrews11: 23-31
      • St. Luke 2: 40 - 52
Baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ (6th January)

This festival is called Danaha in Syriac meaning 'Dawn'. Also called Epiphany or Theophany.

  • Evening
    • St. Mark 1:1-11
  • Morning
    • St. Matthew 3 : 1 -17
  • Before Holy Qurbana
    • Genesis24: 10 -20
    • II Kings 3 : 19 -25
    • Ezekiel47: 1-12
    • Isaiah 12:1-6
  • Holy Qurbana
    • Acts 19 :1 -7
    • Titus2: 11- 3: 9
    • St. Luke 3:7-22
  • Blessing of the Water