Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 55 priests serving the 39 churches and 35 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

Holy Great Fast

Feb 20 - Apr 7, 2017
Meshir 13 - Paremhotep 29, 1733

Today's Readings

March 29, 2017
Paremhotep 20, 1733

Since we were wounded by sin, we must treat it with penance. But penance without fast is worthless. Then by fasting justify yourself before God!
St. Basil


Readings During the Holy Great Fast

Journey through the Holy Great Fast
English | Arabic
English Detailed Outline

Holy Great Fast: Sunday Readings Only
English | Arabic

Fasting & Prayer Program 2017
Phone | Tablet


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

New Diocese Hymns Album - Selah I

Knoxville, TN - Priest Ordination

His Grace's Official YouTube Channel

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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
See All Publications [Books, Magazines, Etc.]
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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
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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SUS Mission Experience Trip 2017 Japan

June 19-30, 2017
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BOLD Evangelism Conference

July 7-9, 2017
more info coming soon

FL Middle School Convention

July 30-Aug 2, 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: 706-925-0895
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