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Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo
Debre Meheret St. Michael Cathedral
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Liturgy Service:
*    Liturgy starts at 7:00 am every Sunday, preceded by morning prayer, prayer of preparation, and Matins prayer at 4:00 am.
*    Baptism is also carried out at the 7:00 am.
*    Holy Communion is at 9:30 am, followed by Sunday Sermon.
*    Holy Liturgy Worship Service concludes at 11:00 am.
*    Liturgy on days other than Sunday also starts at 7:00 am, unless the dates are Wednesday, Friday, or another fasting period, in which case it starts at 12:00 pm.
*    Liturgy Services are also held on the 12th day of each Ethiopian month for St. Michael's day, and on the 21st of each Ethiopian month for St. Mary's day.

 Sunday School:
Children between age 4 and 15 go to their assigned classes right after Holy Communion.

 Morning prayer and Matins Prayer: every day between 5:00 am and 7:00 am.

     There is preaching every week on Friday and on the evening of St. Michael's & St. Mary's day, starting at 7:00 pm.

 Services during the 55 days of Lent Fasting Period:
* Evening prayer everyday at 6:00 pm in addition to the regular worship and prayer services.
* Prayer of the hour -  every Sunday, starting at midnight (12:00 am).
* Daily Worship Service during the Week of Passion - from 3:00 am to 5:00 pm. Service ends at 6:00 pm on Good Friday.

 Service During the 16 days of the Fast of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary:
Prayer of the hours - from 1:00 am to 7:00 am every day for the 1st 14 days of the fast. Prayer of the hour starts at 12:00 am on Sundays.

Other Services (Sacraments) given:
Holy Matrimony

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