Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 84 priests serving the 60 churches and 39 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Departure of
St. Reweis

October 31, 2021
Paope 21, 1738

Today's Readings

October 21, 2021
Paope 11, 1738

We are commanded to worship, not on special days, but continuously - all our life through, and in all possible ways.
St. Clement of Alexandria



Introduction to the Readings of the Coptic New Year
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Coptic New Year Program
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Sunday Divine Liturgy Homily: Be Blessed and A Blessing by His Grace

Saturday Divine Liturgy Homily: The Five Wise Virgins (Arabic) by His Grace

Friday Vespers Homily: Life of Joy (Arabic) by His Grace

Youth Meeting: Spiritual Canon-Guidelines by His Grace

Interview w Bishop Youssef on Al Horreya TV: Family Counseling Series-Impact of the Pandemic-Part 6

God's Revelation Series: Episode 12 - The Witnesses & the Seventh Trumpet (Ch11) by His Grace

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 24 by His Grace


Faithfulness in Service

Three Elements of Repentance

Spiritual Canon-Guidelines (Arabic)

QA - General Meeting | 2021

Responsibilities of a Deacon

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Press Release

Coptic Reader Update

Priest Ordination - Houston, TX

Subscribe to Children of Light Sunday School Curriculum


Renovation Project for the St. Mary Family Retreat Building
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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) Spring Registration deadline for new students: Januray 5, 2022
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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, 2022
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Theological Seminary Program - Nashville

An Arabic theological program located in Nashville.
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Theology Academy

Not a real academy or institution, but a platform that promotes theological education
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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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Special Needs Ministry

A ministry designed for individuals with special needs.
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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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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: Oct 29-31, 2021
FL: Jan 14-16, 2022
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OCCM Fall Retreat (TX)

Oct 30-31, 2021
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M.O.V.E. Winter High School Boys Conference (FL)

Dec 17-19, 2021
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Brave Men's Ministries

Nov 11-14, 2021
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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