His Eminence Anba Ermia, General Bishop and head of the Coptic Orthodox Cultural Center, headed on Monday December 26, 2016 the third day memorial service of the 27th martyr of the Petrine church blast Miss “Isis Fares Boulos” at Virgin Mary and Anba Bishoy church – Ana Roweis – Abbasia.
His Eminence delivered a sermon and said: Today we pray the 3rd day memorial service for a spiritual mother Isis Fares, she used to help people secretly, she was loved by her whole family, she lived quietly and peacefully, she didn’t go to a monastery but she consecrated her life to Jesus and the lord rewarded her with Celibacy wreath and martyrdom wreath.
The Petrine Church 27 Martyrs, who I grew up with them and I owe a lot to the martyr family, “adding:” martyrdom is sacrifice of love representing Christianity as a religion of love, a pure love beyond the difficulties and tribulations, and martyrs represent life. “
He continued: ” hate practiced by followers of demons, is the cruelty that Jesus Christ lived, so martyrdom and martyrs do not leave us as Christians throughout our existence on earth.