Sara Allam

Ep. 14 - Holy Family’s longest stay in Egypt: Muharraq Monastery

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 10:30 GMT

The Holy Family left Gabal at-Tayr and returned to the other bank of the river Nile where they sailed south till they arrived at Hermopolis.

Ep. 13: Holy Family rest in Minya’s ‘Mountain of Birds’

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

The Holy Family visited Gabal et-Tayr village in Minya during their flight into Egypt.

Ep. 11: At Holy Family’s Maadi station to Upper Egypt

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 06:23 GMT

The ancient Virgin Mary Church in Maadi is believed to be the Holy Family’s point of departure to Upper Egypt. Our driver took the Nile Corniche Road.

Ep. 10: Holy Family leaves behind Egypt’s most visited church

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 12:00 GMT

It was only normal that the Holy Family visits the area now known as Old Cairo.

Ep. 9: holy family in Egypt - Islamic Cairo

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

In the heart of a busy Islamic Cairo area, we asked a waiter in a local café for directions to Zuweila alley.

Sudanese British Model Alek Wek: WYF important for listening to youth

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 01:50 GMT

South Sudanese-British model Alek Wek participates in the World Youth Forum (WYF), proving that security in Egypt is at the highest level.

Ep.8: Holy Family in Egypt – Virgin’s Mary Tree in Heliopolis

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 - 02:00 GMT

In their flight to Egypt, the Holy Family always settled next to a spring. They found one in Heliopolis, Northern Cairo.

Ep. 8: Holy Family in Egypt – St. Macarius Monastery

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 - 12:50 GMT

A tour through a road that penetrates a man-made forest to arrive at Saint Macarius Monastery in Wadi el-Natrun.

Ep. 7: Holy Family in Egypt – Prophecies of Syrians in Natrun

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 08:28 GMT

After we left Monastery of Parameos in Wadi el-Natrun, we headed to the nearby Monastery of el-Suryan in the footsteps of the Holy Family in Egypt.

Ep. 6: Holy Family visits Wadi el-Naturn, monasticism founded

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 02:00 GMT

On their way out of the Nile Delta, the holy family boarded a boat to cross the Nile River towards the west.

Ep. 5: Holy Family in Egypt - Christ leaves ‘footprint’ on Xois rock

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 - 12:00 GMT

The Holy Family left Sebennytos for Xois, taking refuge in the shadows of Egypt’s northern fields and trees. Known today as Sakha.

Ep. 4: Holy Family embraced in Sebennytos, leaves kneading trough

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 11:48 GMT

After having lived for about two months in Musturud, the Holy Family headed north towards the Nile Delta to reach Sebennytos, now known as Samannud.

EP. 3: Holy family in Egypt – Mary bathes Christ in Musturud

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 07:22 GMT

On a Sunday, just before the divine liturgy which starts at 6 a.m., we entered the Virgin Mary Church of Musturud with a congregation of local worshippers; women.

Ep. 2: Holy Family in Egypt’s ‘cat house’ met with grain of salt

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 - 10:06 GMT

The Holy Family’s second stop in Egypt was in the archaeological town of Tel Basta during the harvest month Pashons of the ancient Egyptian calendar.

et series in the footsteps of the Holy Family

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Follow our series rediscovering the places where Egyptians have long believed have been blessed by Christ, Virgin Mary and Saint Joseph.