Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 80 priests serving the 55 churches and 40 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

Holy Joyous 50 Days

Apr 20 - Jun 7, 2020
Parmoute 12 - Pashons 30, 1736

Today's Readings

May 26, 2020
Pashons 18, 1736

His resurrection is more miraculous than that of the others in this one respect: The others had been raised by the prophets Elijah and Elisha. However, He was raised by none of the prophets, but by His Father in heaven.
Origen c. 248, E


His Grace Bishop Youssef thanks President Trump for this courageous decision.

Trump announces that houses of worship are 'essential,' calls on governors to open them up

Readings During the Joyous 50 Days

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Saturday Vespers Prayer/Praises:
4 pm CST / 5 pm EST

Sunday Midnight Praises/Matins/Divine Liturgy:
4 am CST / 5 am EST

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Sermons from His Grace
Wednesday Holy Bible Study:
8 pm CST / 9 pm EST

Sunday Homily:
12 pm CST / 1 pm EST

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Glorious Feast of the Resurrection Greeting from HG Bishop Youssef, HG Bishop Basil, and HG Bishop Gregory

Fifty Sunday Homily by His Grace

ABBA Give me a WORD Series

Power of Miracles by HG Bishop Gregory

On the Conscience by HG Bishop Gregory


Meditation on Psalm 85 - Part 2 (Arabic)

QA - High School | 2020

news and events

Press Release

Global Coptic Day: "My Coptic Hero" Video Contest

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) Summer Registration deadline for new students: May 10, 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: June 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 9-11, 2020
FL: Jan 15-17, 2021
TN: March 13-15, 2020
GA: May 15-17, 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