Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 84 priests serving the 60 churches and 39 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

The Holy Theophany (Epiphany) Feast

January 19, 2022
Tobe 11, 1738

Today's Readings

January 21, 2022
Tobe 13, 1738

Holy Baptism was imparted to us by our Lord Jesus Christ through word and deed. Through deed by receiving Baptism from John in the Jordon; through word by charging his own disciples to go forth and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
Patriarch Jeremias of Constantinople



Introduction to the Readings of the Coptic New Year
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Coptic New Year Program
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Festal Message

HH Pope Tawadros II
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HG Bishop Youssef
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Glorious Nativity Feast Homily by His Grace

Sunday Divine Liturgy Homily: The Acceptance of the Gentiles by His Grace

Saturday Divine Liturgy Homily: The Children of the Promise by His Grace

Interview with Bishop Youssef on Al Horreya TV: Family Counseling - Christian Upbringing - Part 3

Interview with Bishop Youssef on Al Horreya TV: Family Counseling - Christian Upbringing - Part 2

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 35:17-28 by His Grace

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 35:1-16 by His Grace

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 34 by His Grace


Virtue of Humbleness

I am Orthodox ~ Lecture & QA

QA - St. Mauritius Meeting | 2021

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Coptic Reader Update

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Renovation Project for the St. Mary Family Retreat Building
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STM Abbey Press

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 3, 2022
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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, 2022
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Theological Seminary Program - Nashville

An Arabic theological program located in Nashville.
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Theology Academy

Not a real academy or institution, but a platform that promotes theological education
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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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Special Needs Ministry

A ministry designed for individuals with special needs.
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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: Aug 26-28, 2022
FL: Jan 14-16, 2022
TN: Mar 11-13, 2022
GA: May 20-22, 2022
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Fishers of Men Retreat

Jan 21-23, 2021
Speaker: Fr. Boules George
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Her First Love

Mar 17-20, 2022
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Young Professionals SUS Pilgrimage - Italy 2022

Italy: May 9-22, 2022
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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