Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 78 priests serving the 55 churches and 37 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Coptic New Year

Sept 12, 2019
Thoout 1, 1736

Today's Readings

September 15, 2019
Thoout 4, 1736

Grant us O Lord Your peace, and save us from the hands of our enemies, humiliate their counsel, and heal our sicknesses.

Bless the crown of the year, with Your goodness O Lord, the rivers and the fountains, the plants and the fruits.
The Holy Psalmody



The Coptic New Year (Arabic)

Ungrateful Heart (Arabic)

The Significance of the Wedding in Cana of Galilee (Arabic)

Liturgy Bible ~ John 16:20-33 (Arabic)

Forgiving Others (Arabic)

The Old Covenant and the New Covenant (Arabic)

Signs of the Second Coming

Lectures - Abuse & Domestic Violence ~ Clergy Conference - Canada 2019

Living the Beatitudes

The Church as a Building (Arabic)

Gossip, Talebearer, Backbiting, Slander (Arabic)

By the Rivers of Babylon ~ Bible Study & QA Session

Watch & Pray

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Press Release

Priest Ordination - Euless, TX

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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2019 Pilgrimage Trip to Switzerland

Sept 23-Oct 5, 2019
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Amplify Conference

Oct 18-20, 2019
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2019 Egypt Trip

Oct 23-Nov 4, 2019
more info contact Suzy Kalleeny: 321-377-2548

I.M.P.A.C.T. Conference

Oct 31-Nov 3, 2019
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Save the Date

College: Dec 18-21, 2019
HS Boys: Dec 21-24,2019
HS Girls: Dec 27-30, 2019
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Arabic Youth Convention

Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
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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