Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 69 priests serving the 46 churches and 39 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Departure of
St. Pishoy

July 15, 2018
Epep 8, 1734

Today's Readings

July 15, 2018
Epep 8, 1734

"Be perfect as your father, perfectly." One does this by forgiving sins, forgetting injuries, and living in the habit of passionlessness.
Clement of Alexandria (c. 195, E)



Introduction to the Readings of the Coptic New Year
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Coptic New Year Program
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St. Paul (Arabic)

Spiritual Canon

The Harvest is Plentiful, the Laborers are Few

Birth of John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist

Defeat to Victory

The Power of Witness ~ Lecture & QA Session

Staying Hopeful

The Unpardonable Sin (Arabic)

2018 Family Convention ~ St. Mary & St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, Pleasanton, CA

Ask, Seek, Knock

Power to Overcome

QA Session ~ Servants Meeting

news and events

Press Release

Priest Ordination – Palm Harbor, FL

SUS Pre-Servants Program

Diocese - Amazon Smile

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STM Abbey Press

Official Publishing Arm of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern US
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St. Moses Bookstore

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Diocese Educational Programs - Board of Education

Asaph Hymns Institute

(AHI) is the first ever online hymnological seminary.
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Family Ministry Program

(FMP) Fall Registration deadline for new students: Aug 10, 2018
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LEAD Program

A program for learning Christian leadership principles.
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Theological Seminary Program

Program Registration deadline for new students: March 15, 2019
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Theological Seminary Program - Nashville

An Arabic theological program located in Nashville.
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Theological Seminary Boarding Program - Abbey

A 2 year live-in program located at St. Mary and St. Moses Abbey.
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Diocese Programs

Archangel Raphael Ministry (A.R.M.)

A program designed specifically for individuals with special needs.
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H.O.P.E. Social Services

A social services program designed to help those in need.
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Orthodox Christian Campus Ministries

An official campus ministry organization.
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St. Clement Christian Academy

This is a learning community dedicated to meeting the needs of each learner within its walls.
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St. Mark Festival Program

This is a spiritual competition among the Coptic Churches doing the same activity world wide.
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St. Verena Resource Ministry

(SVRM) Professionals networking together to make a difference and provide resources to our Coptic community. To make a request or to volunteer as a consultant.
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TIPS: Search for Job & Education Opportunities

Triumphant Christian Church

A ministry designed for men who are seeking recovery from the bondage of addiction.
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Diocese Events

Pre-Marital Retreat

TX: Nov 9-11, 2018
FL: Jan 11-13, 2019
GA: May 17-19, 2019
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BOLD Evangelism Conference

Jul 13-15, 2018
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ARM Special Needs Convention

Jul 18-22, 2018
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Attitude Middle School Convention

Jul 29 - Aug 1, 2018
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FL College Convention

Aug 13-16, 2018
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Arabic Youth Convention

Aug 24-26, 2018
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I.M.P.A.C.T. Conference

Sept 27-30, 2018
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LEAD Program

Oct 5-7, 2018
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2018 Pilgrimage Trip

Oct 22 - Nov 3, 2018
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Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

P.O. Box 1005
Colleyville, TX 76034

Tel: 817-841-9353
Fax: 817-704-2389

St. Stephen Retreat Center

4951 S. Washington Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780

Tel: 321-567-4961
Fax: 321-567-4955

St. Mary & St. Demiana Convent

330 Village Dr.
Dawsonville, GA 30534

Tel: 678-842-3281
Fax: 817-704-2389

St. Mary & St. Moses Abbey

101 South Vista Drive
Sandia, TX 78383

Tel: 361-547-3257
Fax: 817-231-0135

St. Mary & St. Phoebe Consecrated Sisters