Bishop Ermia speech at the Ideal Mother Ceremony 2016 at the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center
At the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center Ideals Mothers celebration Bishop Ermia delivered a speech , saying: I welcome you all at your home “The Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center,” this center, which communicate with all Egyptians, in all things and live with you the joys and sorrows. His Eminence also welcomed all mothers who are attending and came from various towns and villages in Egypt, adding that ideal mothers who were chosen today to be honored are a few samples of all mothers in Egypt that deserve honor and appreciation. The mother is the maker of the present and the future, as she is heroes maker, citing the proverb of “Napoleon Bonaparte” that say, “mother shaking the bed with her right hand is shaking the world with her left hand” And His Eminence went on for a number of stories that emphasize the importance of the mother and that she is one who make history of peoples, giving many of the models, which thanks to their mothers have become global models , including the “leader Gandhi,” “Napoleon” …and others. By the end of the ceremony Bishop Ermia, accompanied by Engineer Sami Fahmi, a member of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center Advisory Council to honor the ideal mothers and was among them mothers of homeland duty martyrs from armed forces and police heroes, and also the mothers of the martyrs in Libya to be a great gesture from the center to honor those ideal mothers models.