Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 52 priests serving the 39 churches and 29 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

50 Joyous Days

May 2 - June 19, 2016
Parmoute 24 - Paone 12, 1732

Today's Readings

May 25, 2016
Pashons 17, 1732

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



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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 1, 2016
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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, 2016
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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

GA: Jun 10-12, 2016
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2016 LEAD Beyond Conference

Jun 10-12, 2016
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FL Annual Hymns Camp

Boys: Jun 12-15, 2016
Girls: Jun 20-23, 2016
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North Texas Kids Camp

Jun 13-16, 2016
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TN/GA Summer High School Convention

Girls: Jun 17-20, 2016
Boys: Jun 20-23, 2016
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Boarding Seminary Summer Program July 2016

Option 1: Jul 11-17, 2016
Option 2: Jul 25-31, 2016
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Pilgrimage to Central Europe

Jul 11-23, 2016
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FL Summer High School Convention

Girls: Jul 13-16, 2016
Boys: Jul 17-20, 2016
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A.R.M. Special Needs Convention

Jul 21-24, 2016
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ATTITUDEeee 2016 Middle School Camp

Jul 31-Aug 3, 2016
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FL Kids Camp Summer 2016

Aug 3-6, 2016
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Coptic TRUTH Conference

Aug 5-7, 2016
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SUS Diocese Mission Experience Trip 2016

India: Aug 8-19, 2016
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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