|1- My Coptic mother church,
seeks the world in lurch,
And continues the search, for the flocks of her Groom.
The African countries, and European cities,
Asia and the Americas, received your faith in bloom.
R- Far beyond imagination,
Sanctities your rite tells.
Lord, I loved the habitation,
Of Your house where glory dwells.
2- Mother of virtues, source of sacred values,
Seven holy Sacraments, Epee ente Ni-Angelos.
Preaching Christianity, pure faith and sincere loyalty,
To our Lord the Almighty, Ti Etrias enomo-osios.
3- Saint George and Demiana, we call them shuhad'ana,
Holy Anba Shenouda, and Anba Abraam,
Hosts of faithful martyrs powerful intercessors,
Performers of miracles, Aba'ona el-keram.
4- Your deacon Athanasius, powerful and courageous,
In Nicea the victorious, became pi apostolicos.
Clement, Origen, Didymus, Cyril and Dioscorus,
Boula and Antonious, khoddam PI EKHRESTOS.
5- Egypt blessed land, its idols couldn't stand,
The refuge Jesus had, with Maria to parthenos.
Peter seal of martyrs, the rich in sacred virtues,
The holy among the preachers, Marcos pi theorimos.
6- A church and a monastery, practices of piety,
Worship of the Trinity, worship of the Logos.
The fruit of the Spirit, verily we feel it,
Even the more we live it, besalawat ti parthenos.
7- A gem among the churches, center of holies,
Sacred house of prayers, to heaven you're the gate.
Orthodoxy we adhere, profess and well declare,
follow and preserve, our fathers' upright faith.
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My Coptic mother church, Seeks the world in lurch, And
continues the search
For the flocks of her groom (x2)
Far beyond imagination, Sanctities Your rite tells
Lord, I love the habitation, Of Your house where glory dwells (x2)
The African countries, And European cities, Asia and the Americas
Received Your faith in bloom (x2)
Mother of virtues, Source of sacred values, Seven holy sacraments
The house of the angels (x2)
Preaching Christianity, Pure faith and sincere loyalty, To our Lord the Almighty
The consubstantial Trinity (x2)
Saints George and Demiana, We call them martyrs, Holy Anba Shenouda
And Anba Abraam (x2)
Hosts of faithful martyrs, Powerful intercessors, Performers of miracles
Our honorable fathers (x2)
The deacon Athanasius, Powerful and courageous, In Nicea the victorious
Became the apostolic (x2)
Clement, Origen, Dydimus, Cyril, and Dioscorus, Paul and Anthony
The servants of Jesus Christ (x2)
Egypt blessed land, Its idols couldn’t stand, The refuge Jesus had
With Mary the Virgin (x2)
Peter the seal of martyrs, The rich in sacred virtues, The holy among the preachers
Mark the Beholder of God (x2)
A church and a monastery, Practices of piety, Worship of the Trinity
Worship of the Logos (x2)
The fruit of the Spirit, Verily we feel it, Moreover we live it
Through the prayers of the Virgin (x2)
A gem among the churches, Center of holiness, Sacred house of prayers
To heaven you’re the gate (x2)
Orthodoxy we adhere, Profess and will declare, Follow and persevere
Our fathers upright in faith (x2)
* St. George is a Roman Saint, and not from Egypt! i.e. He is not Coptic.
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