Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 56 priests serving the 42 churches and 37 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

Holy 50 Joyous Days

Apr 17 - Jun 4, 2017
Parmoute 9 - Pashons 27, 1733

Today's Readings

May 23, 2017
Pashons 15, 1733

His resurrection is more miraculous than that of the others in this one respect: The others had been raised by the prophets Elijah and Elisha. However, He was raised by none of the prophets, but by His Father in heaven.
Origen c. 248, E


Festal Messages

HH Pope Tawadros II
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HG Bishop Youssef
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Readings During the Joyous 50 Days

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Introduction to the Readings of the Coptic New Year
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Coptic New Year Program
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news and events

Press Release

Priest Ordination - Nashville, TN

Statement on the Martyrdom of Christians on Hosanna Sunday in Egypt

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Boarding Seminary Summer Program 2017

New Testament I: June 12-17, 2017
New Testament II: July 24-29, 2017
New Testament III: August 7-12, 2017
Patrology: June 19-24, 2017
Patrology: July 31 - August 4, 2017
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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) Summer Registration deadline for new students: May 1, 2017
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LEAD Program

A program for learning Christian leadership principles.
Next Sesstion: Oct 6-8, 2017
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Theological Seminary Program

Program Registration deadline for new students: March 15, 2017
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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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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 Recovery Center

A program designed specifically for men who are suffering from any addictive behavior.
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Diocese Events

Pre-Marital Retreat

TX: Nov 10-12, 2017
FL: Jan 19-21,2018
TN: Jun 23-25, 2017
GA: May 19-21, 2017
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Zambia Mission Trip for University Students

May 8-22, 2017
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EFM Family Conference

May 12-14, 2017
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Grand Tour to Greece 2017

May 29-June 2, 2017
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LEAD Beyond

June 9-11, 2017
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FL Kids Camp

June 9-12, 2017
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SUS Mission Experience Trip 2017 Japan

June 19-30, 2017
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Theater Conference

June 22-25, 2017
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BOLD Evangelism Conference

July 7-9, 2017
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FL Hymns Camp

Girls: Jul 13-16, 2017
Boys: Jul 17-20, 2017
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ARM Convention

July 20-23, 2017
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FL Middle School Convention

July 30-Aug 2, 2017
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Dallas Middle School Convention

Aug 6-8, 2017
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Arabic Youth Convention

Aug 18-20, 2017
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2017 Pilgrimage to Armenia and Georgia

Sept 4-16, 2017
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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