Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 54 priests serving the 39 churches and 35 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Departure of the St. John Colobos (the Short)

October 30, 2016
Paope 20, 1733

Today's Readings

October 26, 2016
Paope 16, 1733

Let our glorying and our confidence be in Christ. Let us be subject to His Will. Let us consider the whole multitude of His angels, and how they stand waiting to minister His Will.
St. Clement of Rome



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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 1, 2017
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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, 2017
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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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C.O.P.E. Triumphant Christian Retreat

A program designed specifically for men who are suffering from any addictive behavior.
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H.O.P.E. Social Services

A social services program designed to help those in need.
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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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Diocese Events

Pre-Marital Retreat

TX: Nov 11-13, 2016
FL: Jan 20-22,2017
TN: Dec 2-4, 2016
GA: May 19-21, 2017
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Florida Family Retreat

Nov 23-26, 2016
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Texas Family Retreat

Nov 23-26, 2016
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THY College Convention

Dec 16-19, 2016
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WTL High School Boys Convention

Dec 22-25, 2016
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WTL High School Girls Convention

Dec 27-30, 2016
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Crossroads Graduate Convention

Jan 13-16, 2017
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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: 706-925-0895
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