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1. Tasbeha Collection of Doxologies and praises.
2. The Holy Light, Theceremony Of Every year on Holy Saturday, the eve of Easter, the four Orthodox churches in the Holy Land (Greek, Armenian, Coptic, and Syrian) participate in the celebration of the Apparition of the Holy Ligh… 0.4 KB
3. Theotekons Where we praise St. Mary the Theotokos (the Lord's mother).
4. Tithe The tenth of one's income which should devoted to religious purposes.
5. Tones Of Hymns Our Church is rich in different melodies of the hymns (praises): 1- Adams*: used starting on Sunday up till Tuesday. 2- Watis*: used on the rest of the week's days. 3- Special melodies for feasts… 0.3 KB
6. Tonya A white tunic worn by all monks and priests while celebrating the Holy Mass. It is white because it represents the joyous angels who are serving God in purity and holiness.
7. Tradition It is the vivid faith that we once received, orally and in writings, from the apostles and our early Fathers. Tradition is concerned with faith, worship and Christian behavior.
8. Triangle A triangular musical instrument.
9. Tribune Seven tribune semi-circular steps in the niche. In the early ages the bishop's throne was put their surrounded by the priests. The bishop's throne is now situated at the chancel.
10. Trisagion A Greek word meaning thrice holy, a hymn used in Coptic worship. The refrain Holy God, Holy and mighty, Holy and immortal, have mercy upon us is a characteristic feature of Orthodox worshi… 0.4 KB
 
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