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 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 rehab center for addiction treatments. We need your help to purchase the property $275.000 and renovate it to fit our needs $100,000. The closing date will be July 30, 2014. The property in on a beautiful 4 acres land, had a large 57 rooms building, with enough space for outdoor activities (basketball, soccer fields and recreation area). The program will include similar 12 ...Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 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 Broadcasting: Matthew 1http://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/16/broadcasting-matthew-1 Broadcasting: 7:00 pm (Central) ...Wed, 16 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 St. Mark Festival--STARS Editionhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/07/st-mark-festival-stars-editionCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 7, 2014 -- SUS Diocese introduces St. Mark Festival -- STARS Edition for individuals with special needs. Book and exams for different levels now available at www.smfsus.org. ...Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 The Church Rite for Sunday, July 6, 2014 - Updatedhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/03/the-church-rite-for-sunday-july-6-2014-updatedCOLLEYVILLE, TX. July 3, 2014 -- On Sunday, July 6, 2014 / Paone 29, 1730, the prayers will be in the joyful tune and the readings will be from the 29th of Paremhotep (i.e., the Feast of the Annunciation). Also, in keeping with the original church rite of the 29th of the Coptic month, the service should be conducted as outlined in Coptic Reader, where the service follows the rite of the Annunciation feast. This includes all hymns and responses. The fraction of the Lord’s feast is prayed not the fraction of the Apostles. ...Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 The Church Rite for Sunday, July 6, 2014http://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jul/02/the-church-rite-for-sunday-july-6-2014COLLEYVILLE, TX. July 2, 2014 -- On Sunday, July 6, 2014 / Paone 29, 1730, the prayers will be in the joyful tune and the readings will be of 29th of Paremhotep. Also the fraction will be of the Lord’s feast; not the fraction of the Apostles. .May the blessings of the Apostles Fast be will you all. ...Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Broadcasting: Acts 28http://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jun/25/broadcasting-acts-28 Broadcasting: 7:00 pm (Central) ...Wed, 25 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500 The Mentoring Program - A Helping Handhttp://www.suscopts.org/press/2014/jun/24/the-mentoring-program-a-helping-handCOLLEYVILLE, TX. June 24, 2014 -- Through the grace of God, the Diocese is happy to announce the newest program: The Mentoring Program - A Helping Hand. Mentoring is the process of helping an individual develops skills, knowledge, and attitudes in order to set and reach important life goals. Mentoring is a developmental art; it is one of the oldest forms of human development. The Mentoring Program of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States invites you to serve as a mentor. By serving as a mentor you will be a guide: planning, leading, directing, ...Tue, 24 Jun 2014 12:00:00 -0500