His Holiness Abune Dioskoros, 4th Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, gave benediction in connection with Geez New Year.
Asmara, 10 September 2010 – His Holiness Abune Dioskoros, 4th Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, gave benediction in connection with Geez New Year.
In his spiritual message, the Patriarch congratulated members of the Christian Faith inside the country and abroad for the peaceful transition from the Markos era to that of Lukas. His Holiness Abune Dioskoros further wished added strength and steadfastness to members of the Defense Force engaged in development programs and safeguarding the nation’s sovereignty.
Noting that demonstrating mutual cooperation and respect remains to be the noble culture of the Eritrean people, he called on the general public to extend a helping hand to disabled nationals and orphans, besides caring for patients suffering from different diseases.
The Patriarch went on to say that the culture of hard work is the characterstic feature of the Eritrean people and called on the youth to honor the trust of martyrs.
His Holiness Abune Dioskoros also expressed goodwill of obtaining bumper harvest in this year’s good rainy season and wished the Geez New Year to be a period of peace, tranquility and stability.