Press Releases – Resources – Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States An RSS feed of the press releases released on the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States website http://www.suscopts.org/resources/literature 4th Annual Book Fair - Delray Beach, FLhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/oct/02/4th-annual-book-fair-delray-beach-flCOLLEYVILLE, TX. October 2, 2014 — St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Delray Beach is happy to announce its fourth annual book fair on Sunday, October 12, 2014 after the Divine Liturgy. We will be hosting a wide variety of spiritual books and will be offering great discounts. For more information, or if you can't make it to the actual event but would like to place a book order, please email us at stmarybookfair@gmail.com. ...Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0500 The Church Rite for Sunday, September 28, 2014http://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/sep/24/the-church-rite-for-sunday-september-28-2014COLLEYVILLE, TX. September 24, 2014 -- On Sunday, September 28, 2014 / Thoout 18, 1731, the second day of the Feast of the Cross, the readings are of Thoout 18 and not of the third Sunday of Thoout. Also processions is ONLY on Saturday. May you all have a blessed and glorious Feast of the Cross. ...Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Mighty Champions Magazine: A New Teen Publicationhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/sep/03/mighty-champions-magazine-a-new-teen-publicationCOLLEYVILLE, TX. September 3, 2014 — The Diocese is happy to announce the Mighty Champions Magazine, a new teen publication. Subscriptions will be available soon.A Message From His Grace Bishop Youssef.... Beloved Teens & Youth, The peace and grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. It is my pleasure to introduce the Mighty Champions Magazine to our dear teens and youth. God’s people are a mighty and spirited nation—faithful, resilient, compassionate, and gifted. His children and youth are precious to Him. The teenage years pose a set of challenges—social, ...Wed, 03 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Broadcasting: Divine Liturgy by His Gracehttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/aug/23/broadcasting-divine-liturgy-by-his-graceCOLLEYVILLE, TX. Aug 23, 2014 -- Through the grace of God, St. Mary & Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Houston, TX is providing live streaming of the Divine Liturgy with His Grace on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at 8:30 am (CST). The streaming may be viewed at the following link http://www.saintmaryhouston.org/content/online-broadcast-menu ...Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Broadcasting: Divine Liturgy by His Gracehttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/aug/16/broadcasting-divine-liturgy-by-his-grace-aug-16-20COLLEYVILLE, TX. Aug 16, 2014 -- Through the grace of God, St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Atlanta, GA is providing live streaming of the Divine Liturgy with His Grace on Sunday, August 17, 2014 at 8:45 am (EST). The streaming may be viewed at the following link http://www.suscopts.org/stmaryatlanta/streamingmedia.html ...Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Southern Coptic Diocese "Youth for Christ" 2014 Winnershttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/30/southern-coptic-diocese-youth-for-christ-2014-winnCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 30, 2014 -- We are pleased to announce the Southern Coptic Diocese "Youth for Christ" 2014 Award winners for Sharing our Faith. For this year's Youth for Christ Award, young people were invited (both high school and college level) to form church teams to engage in a research and community outreach evangelical project and report on this activity. In America there are many denominations within Christianity. There is also a lack of knowledge and understanding of the Orthodox Christian faith both within and outside of the church and community. The goal of this ...Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Sponsor a Child at St. Clement Academyhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/27/sponsor-a-child-at-st-clement-academyCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 27, 2014 — A new opportunity to help support the St. Clement Christian Academy is offered now. Please see the message from the school below. "Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it." (Proverbs 22:6) St. Clement Christian Academy is now offering a new opportunity for anyone who would like to support the community's children. There are some families who would like to benefit from the academic and spiritual growth at St. Clement but are unable due to financial hardships. ...Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Statement Regarding the Victims of Mosul, Iraqhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/27/statement-regarding-the-victims-of-mosul-iraqCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 27, 2014 — Statement regarding the victims of Mosul, Iraq We are tremendously saddened and horrified by the ongoing slaughter and victimization of Christians in Mosul, Iraq. The public killing of Christians in arenas and coliseums for spectator entertainment exposed the evils in times past, but now, these persecutions are revisited in the contemporary media before a silent global audience. If these murders and atrocities had been committed toward any other nation or religion, the outrage would be no less sympathetic. Sadly, it seems that the world is becoming more and more desensitized to brutality and ...Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 New Project: Triumphant Christian Missionhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/24/new-project-triumphant-christian-missionCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 24, 2014 - Through the grace of God, the Southern Diocese has found a property to purchase in Brooksville, Florida, for the Triumphant Christian Mission. The property will be used as a rehabilitation center for addiction treatment. We need your help to purchase the property for $275,000 and renovate it to fit our needs in the amount of an additional $100,000. The closing date will be announced soon. The property in on a beautiful 4-acre land, has a large 57 room building, and enough space for outdoor activities (basketball court, soccer field, and a recreation ...Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 New Location for the St. Mary & St. Demiana Conventhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/18/st-mary--st-demiana-conventCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 18, 2014 — Through the grace of God, the Southern Diocese has placed an offer to purchase a property located in Dawsonville, GA and it has been accepted. The closing date will be September, 2014. This will be the future home of the St. Mary & St. Demiana Convent and Retreat Center. General information regarding the property includes: Total property size is just a little over 100 acres Built in 1997 Building size: 85,086 SF 13 Buildings including a small church 116 Dorm rooms, 15 common spaces, 325 beds Fellowship Hall Commercial kitchen Offices Resort-style ...Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500