Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 93 priests serving the 66 churches and 39 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

Holy Apostles Feast

Jul 12, 2024
Epip 5, 1740

Today's Readings

July 15, 2024
Epep 8, 1740

The Church of the Lord is built upon the Rock of the Apostles among so many dangers in the world; it therefore remains unmoved.
St. Ambrose



Introduction to the Readings of the Coptic New Year
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Coptic New Year Program
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Elevation of HE Metropolitan Youssef by HH Pope Tawadros II

Elevation of HE Metropolitan Youssef: Divine Liturgy by HH Pope Tawadros II

Elevation of HE Metropolitan Youssef - Divine Liturgy by HH Pope Tawadros II

Coptic Hymns: Hymns for Elevation

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Priest Ordination - Jacksonville, FL

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Official Publishing Arm of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern US
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Diocese Educational Programs

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: Jul 20, 2024
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LEAD Program

A program for learning Christian leadership principles.
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Sound Mind & Spirit Mental Health Awareness

A program for learning about mental illnesses.
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Theological Seminary Program

Program Registration deadline for new students: June 15, 2024
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Theological Seminary Program - Nashville

An Arabic theological program located in Nashville.
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Diocese Programs

Archangel Raphael Ministry (A.R.M.)

A ministry designed specifically for individuals with special needs.
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BRAVE Men's Ministries

A ministry to restore the identity and role of men according to God's purpose.
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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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Special Needs Ministry

A ministry designed for individuals with special needs.
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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 Coptic Schools

Boca Raton, FL

St. Luke Academy
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New Port Richey, FL

St. Mary Orthodox Christian School
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Children of Light Academy (COLA)
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Nashville, TN

St. Clement Christian Academy
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Diocese Events

Pre-Marital Retreat

TX: Aug 23-25, 2024
FL: Jan 10-12, 2025
TN: Sep 6-8, 2024
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SUS Pilgrimage - Baltics 2024

Jul 29-Aug 10, 2024
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Sep 5-8, 2024
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Liturgy & Life

Oct 25-27, 2024
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College Summer Convention

Aug 4-7, 2024
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MS Girls Summer Convention

Jul 28-30, 2024
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MS Boys Summer Convention

Jul 31-Aug 2, 2024
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Fishers of Men - Fr. Luka Maher

Sept 6-8, 2024
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College Convention

Sept 13-15, 2024
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+++ North Texas Area+++

MS Boys Summer Camp

Jul 29-31, 2024
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Kids Summer Camp

Aug 2-4, 2024
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HS Boys Spiritual Day

Aug 3, 2024
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HS Girls Spiritual Day

Aug 24, 2024
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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