Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 74 priests serving the 52 churches and 36 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

Feast of the Wedding of Cana of Galilee

January 21, 2019
Tobe 13, 1735

Today's Readings

January 21, 2019
Tobe 13, 1735

Although Jesus made water into wine at the marriage, He did not give permission to get drunk...The Scripture has named wine as the symbol for sacred blood.
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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The Epiphany Feast - 2019

The Ministry of the Lost Sheep ~ 2019


Connecting with God Through Quiet Time

The Feast of Nativity ~ 2019

Who is Mephibosheth (Arabic)

The Blessings of the Incarnation (Arabic)

St. John The Beloved (Arabic)

The Virtue of Humbleness (Arabic)

The Burnt Offering

Inheritance Comes from Promises (English & Arabic)

The Incarnation of Christ (Arabic)

Does God have Place in my Heart (English & Arabic)

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The Elmenia Statement

English | Arabic

Sunday School Curriculum Revision Announcement

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Official Publishing Arm of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern US
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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: Jan 1, 2019
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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 8-10, 2019
TN: Mar 1-3, 2019
GA: May 17-19, 2019
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Her First Love Retreat

Mar 29-31, 2019
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St. Athanasius Parenting Conference

Jan 25-26, 2019
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OCCM Mission to Zambia

May 13-29, 2019
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SUS Mission Experience

Jun 14-28, 2019
Registration Opens
January 21, 2019
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Women's Retreat

Aug 30-Sept 2, 2019
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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