Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States is composed of 85 priests serving the 62 churches and 38 Coptic communities. More

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The Season of the Church

50 Joyous Days

Apr 25 - Jun 12, 2022
Parmoute 17 - Paone 5, 1738

Today's Readings

July 5, 2022
Paone 28, 1738

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


Festal Messages

HH Pope Tawadros II
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HG Bishop Youssef
HG Bishop Basil
HG Bishop Gregory
English | Arabic

Glorious Resurrection Feast Homily by His Grace

Readings During the Joyous 50 Days

English | Arabic

Hosanna Sunday Divine Liturgy Homily by His Grace

Family Advice from His Grace on Al Horreya TV: Parents Preparing their Children for Adolescence

Lazarus Saturday Homily: Journey Between Two Resurrections by His Grace

Sunday Divine Liturgy Homily: Sunday of the Man Born Blind (EN/AR) by His Grace

Family Advice from His Grace on Al Horreya TV: Difference Between Genders During Adolescence

Family Advice from His Grace on Al Horreya TV: Teenagers Today Differ from Past Generations

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 47 by His Grace

Holy Bible Study: Holy Book of Psalms Chapter 46 by His Grace


Sunday of the Man Born Blind | 2022 (English & Arabic)

Journey To Enlightenment

Nineveh and The Power of Repentance ~ Lecture and QA

What is Holy and Lawful

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Global Coptic Day: MY COPTIC ICON Contest Winners ~ 2022

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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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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: 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 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. 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
GA: May 20-22, 2022
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Fr. Daoud Lamei - Houston, TX

July 8-10, 2022
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SUS Diocese Mission Experience Trip Namibia

July 4-15, 2022
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A.R.M. Convention

July 13-17, 2022
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Fishers of Men Retreat

Fr. Daoud Lamei - Orlando, FL
Sept 9-11, 2022
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Registration opens June 8, 2022 @ 8pm EST

SUS Pilgrimage - Greece 2022

Greece: Oct 3-15, 2022
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Young Professionals SUS Pilgrimage - Italy 2022

Italy: Oct 15-23, 2022
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FL Hymns Convention

Boys: June 5-8, 2022
Girls: June 8-11, 2022
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FL HS Girls Convention

June 20-22, 2022
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FL HS Boys Convention

July 8-10, 2022
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Middle School Convention

Jul 31-Aug 3, 2022
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College Summer Convention

Jun 19-22, 2022
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HS Girls Summer Convention

Jul 14-17, 2022

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