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  • Now Available: Servant Certification Modular Videos September 16, 2017
     You can now become certified from the comfort of your own home by watching videos adapted from the 7 Saturday workshops offered during Lent 2017. Each module covers one of the seven required topic areas of the Servant Certification Exam … The post Now Available: Servant Certification Modular Videos appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological […]
    Fr. Michael Fanous
  • Diocese Diakonia and Social Service Day (October 21) September 16, 2017
    Under the auspices and presence of our beloved Metropolitan Abba Serapion and Bishop Abraham, the Diocese would like to invite all the servants who are serving in the following social services: 1- Seniors ministry 2- New Comers Service 3- Arabic Youth Service 4- Free Indeed Ministry (addiction) 5- Prisons Ministry 6- Foster Homes Services … […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • EARLY SPECIAL! 13th Annual GYP Convention September 14, 2017
    For this weekend only, we are having an early special for registration! Register anytime between today and Sunday, September 17th, 11:59pm for an early special of $175 for a quad, $255 for a double. Regular registration prices will go back to $195 for a quad, and $275 for a double after this weekend! Register today!
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • REGISTER TODAY! 13th Annual 2017 GYP Convention September 14, 2017
    2017 GYP Convention: Register Today! “Service: God’s Love Language” Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 13th Annual GYP Convention on October 27-29, 2017. This year we are blessed to have His Grace Bishop Kyrillos formerly Fr. John Paul of the Saint Paul […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • Remembering Saint Habib Girgis on his Feast Day August 21, 2017
    Pioneer of Religious Education in Modern Times This article was written by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III and was published in Watani on 18 August 1991,to mark the 40th anniversary of the departure of Habib Girgis. Originally translated by Saad … The post Remembering Saint Habib Girgis on his Feast Day appeared first on St. […]
    Fr. Michael Fanous
  • Hurting people. August 19, 2017
    We humans, have become very mean. I think meaner than I remember as a kid. We yell a lot. We pontificate a lot. We let others know how we feel about things, invited or uninvited. Who of us has not felt the sting of hurt? I imagine the question is rhetorical, because the only person […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • Walking in the Footsteps of Christ: Jerusalem Study Abroad July 25, 2017
    ACTS’ second study abroad trip provided an unparalleled opportunity to understand the journey through Christ’s time on Earth, particularly His Passion in Jerusalem. The trip took students around the Holy City, visiting sites such as the Upper Room, where the … The post Walking in the Footsteps of Christ: Jerusalem Study Abroad appeared first on […]
    Fr. Michael Fanous
  • Press Release of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church July 10, 2017
    Astana, Kazakhstan, June 29, 2017 From June 27-30, 2017 the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church held its second meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan generously hosted by His Grace Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, co-chairman of the Commission. Present at the meeting were His Grace Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • Visit of Bishop Arsany of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands July 6, 2017
    The Diocese joyfully announces the visit of His Grace Bishop Arsany of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands. His Grace will bless us at the following events: Thursday, July 6 – Archangel Michael Church, Santa Ana Youth Meeting at 7:30p Friday, July 7 – St. George Church, Bellflower Youth Meeting at 7:30p Sunday, July 8 – […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan
  • Diocese Servants’ Day: July 8th with Guest Speakers Bishop Arsany and Father George Dragas June 30, 2017
    Please join us on Saturday, July 8th From 9am-4pm for a very special Servants’ Day In attendance: His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, His Grace Bishop Abraham. His Grace Bishop Kyrillos. Keynote Speakers: His Grace Bishop Arsany Bishop of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands Very Reverend Father George Dragas Professor of Patristics at Holy Cross School of Theology. This Blessed Day will begin […]
    Fr. Moses Samaan