Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 78 priests serving the 54 churches and 41 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Nativity Fast

Nov 26, 2019 - Jan 6, 2020
Hathor 16 - Koiakh 27, 1736

Today's Readings

December 12, 2019
Koiahk 2, 1736

How, then, was He manifested to the world? A star shone forth in heaven above all the other stars. The light from this star was inexpressible, and its uniqueness struck men with astonishment.
Ignatius (c. 105, E), 1.57



Manifestation of Divine Love

QA Session ~ Youth Meeting

The Mystery of the Incarnation (Arabic)

Purity and Relationships (Arabic)

Christian Perspective on Sexuality & Homosexuality ~ Lectures & QA Session (Arabic)

Theological & Spiritual Roots of the Christian Counseling (Arabic)

Bearing Fruits

The Deception of the Devil

Anxieties, Worries and Concerns

Listening to God's Voice (Arabic)

Discerning God's Voice (Arabic)

Elements of Blessings (English & Arabic)

Are Your Prayers Answered?

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Press Release

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) Spring Registration deadline for new students: January 11, 2020
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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, 2020
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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: Oct 4-6, 2019
FL: Jan 10-12, 2020
TN: Aug 23-25, 2019
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Acts29 College Convention

Dec 18-21,2019
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MOVE HS Boys Convention

Dec 21-24,2019
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WTL HS Girls Convention

Dec 27-30, 2019
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Arabic Youth Convention

Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
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Florida Couples Convention (Arabic)

Feb 14-16, 2020
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Her First Love Retreat

Mar 5-8, 2020
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SUS Mission Experience ~ 2020

Indonesia: Jun 15-26, 2020
Registration opens Nov 24, 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