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Metsagu [መጻጉዕ] - The Paralytic

In The Name of The Father, The Son And The Holy Spirit, one God Amen

The fourth Sunday of the Great fast (Abiy Tsom) is called “Metsagu”, which is a Ge’ez word meaning Infirmity or Paralytic. “Metsagu” named after the song of Saint Yared, for the day from the hymnbook known as “Tsome Digua” (Hymn of Fast). On this date, we remember all the lepers, deaf, blind and sick people healed by Eyesus Kristos. Especially, the man who had been infirm for 38 years, healed at the pool of Bathesda.

John 5:1-15

“After this there was a feast of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a