Our mission is to “present every man perfect in Christ Jesus” (Col 1:28) by bearing Christ in the world through our Orthodox Christian faith.

Diocese News

  May 3, 2018

Declaration of the Bishops of North America

We, the bishops of the Coptic Orthodox Church of North America, in our semi-annual meeting in Mississauga, April 23-26, 2018, with His Grace Bishop Suriel of Melbourne and His Grace Bishop Angaelos of London, have observed and studied the phenomenon of the spread of many incorrect doctrines regarding the understanding…
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  April 7, 2018

Paschal Message of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2018

Download the PDF (English and Arabic) “Then their eyes were opened and they knew Him” (Lk 24:31) My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen Truly He is Risen It is my pleasure to wish you the blessings of the glorious Feast of the Resurrection of…
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  March 3, 2018

2018 GYP Lenten Retreat – Register This Weekend!

Father Maximus Abba Moses grew up in Montréal, Canada. After hearing the call to monasticism, he left the world to join St. Mary & St. Moses Abbey in the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern USA. He became a disciple of His Grace Bishop Youssef, the bishop of the diocese…
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Coptic Orthodox Christianity

Orthodoxy is what Christ taught, the Apostles preached, and the Fathers kept…

What is the Coptic Orthodox Church?

  • COPTIC

    The term “Copt” comes from the Greek word for “Egyptian.” The Coptic Orthodox Church, then, is the Church that was established in Egypt by the Holy Apostle Mark.

  • ORTHODOX

    Orthodox Christianity is the authentic and original Christian Faith founded by our Lord Jesus Christ. It is the most pure form of Christianity with nothing added.

CHURCH

The One, Only, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church is the Body of Christ existing in the world. He is the sole Head and His people constitute His Body in the Church. Orthodox Christians believe that the Church is undivided, holy, catholic (universal), and sanctified for the work of preaching the Holy Gospel throughout the world and baptizing the nations.

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