Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/.sites/84/site4367585/web/wp-content/themes/xtreme-one/lib/xtreme-widget-manager.php on line 133 Egypt – Vie donnée - Geschenktes Leben!

Kategorie Egypt

Christmas 2016 in Cairo

About the Princess of Peace

This is Magy! Magy died this past Tuesday as a result of the attack on the „Botrosia“ church on Sunday Dec. 11. Some of you know about Magy because we had asked for prayers for her. On Wednesday she had an extraordinary funeral, which has been described as more like a wedding. Her coffin was ... Weiterlesen...

NDS Cairo

First visit in their new home!

In Cairo, like in Alexandria, there is a small community of Sisters of Notre Dame de Sion living in an apartement in the neighbourhood of Abassiya. It’s an international community with sisters from Egypt and overseas going out for work in different fields. They hosted us so nicely and made us very much feel at ... Weiterlesen...

Comboni Missionaries

Home of a mixed christian community

The last three days in Cairo we stayed with the Comboni Missionaries who have a large Center at Corde Jesu Church. We got a warm welcome and by sharing the meals with them we often had the chance for interesting talks and meetings. As Fr. Pauls mother had passed away just in October a crowd ... Weiterlesen...

Café en Caire

Vienniese coffee tradition in Cairo

In Cairo you can find some nice old Café where you love to sit and talk and enjoy good coffee and pastry. Two of them we found open. The famous Café Riche and Groppi. As Sr. Wafaa had her birthday we invited her and had a good time together in the Groppi with its“ Art ... Weiterlesen...

Tahrir Square

Where the revolution lives

Before Friday afternoon we several times crossed Tahrir Square remembering the time when Karim El-Gawhary reported about the „Arab Spring“ on Austrian TV. We again saw people gathering for next demonstrations as these were just the days when Mursi made himself the next „Pharao“. Concerned about the large gap brought into the Egyptian Society by ... Weiterlesen...

Islamic Cairo

Crowds, chaos and beautiful heritage

Two days before flying back to Austria, on a Thursday, we took the chance to visit the Islamic Cairo with the Al Azahr mosque and Khan Al Khaili. We went there by taxi and walked back. Both took us a long time through the total traffic jam mixed with all the portable sales booths along ... Weiterlesen...

St. Simon and the Zabbaleen

The garbage peoples home

Like at our first visit with Juliana in Cairo she again took us to the Mokattam area so also Maria and Gerhard could get this very special impression. El Mokattam is a mountain at the edge of Cairo with a special religious story. It is linked to St. Simon the Tanner whom a monastery behind ... Weiterlesen...