July 10, 2017

Press Release of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church

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, Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), Secretary for Inter-Christian Affairs from the Department of External Church Relations (DECR), the Very Rev. Father Oleg – …

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July 6, 2017

Visit of Bishop Arsany of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands

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 – St. Maurice Church, Pomona Youth Meeting We encourage our youth to attend and be enriched by His Grace.

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June 30, 2017

Diocese Servants’ Day: July 8th with Guest Speakers Bishop Arsany and Father George Dragas

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 with Divine Liturgy at 9am Followed by brunch, afternoon lectures, and a special recognition event. Location:  St. Maurice Coptic Orthodox – …

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June 30, 2017

Exciting News from St. John Chrysostom American Coptic Orthodox Church in Orange County

We are happy to announce that St. John Chrysostom in Orange County will soon be having Divine Liturgy services on Sundays! Many people have expressed a strong desire to move to Sundays, and now with God’s Grace, that will be happening.  Please mark your calendars for SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017. The NEW LOCATION for Sunday services will be:29702 Kensington DriveLaguna Niguel, CA 92677 Please consider coming to support our humble, growing parish as we move forward – …

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June 27, 2017

Diocese Servants’ Day: July 8th with Guest Speakers Bishop Arsany and Father George Dragas

  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 … The post Diocese Servants’ Day: July 8th with Guest Speakers Bishop Arsany and Father George Dragas appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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June 26, 2017

Register Now for an Intensive Course on Saint Athanasius by Guest Lecturer Father George Dragas

By presenting original research into the writings of St.Athanasius, Patriarch of Alexandria (295-373), this course will respond to the challenges arising out of the contemporary scholarly studies of St. Athanasius’ theology and writings and promote the theological legacy of this … The post Register Now for an Intensive Course on Saint Athanasius by Guest Lecturer Father George Dragas appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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June 19, 2017

Register for the Summer Diocese Conventions

It’s that time again! Benefit from the amazing Diocese conventions and enjoy spiritual renewal along with fellowship with old and new friends. Info and registration open now at: http://lacopts-conventions.org

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June 15, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Ramez Mikhail

ACTS congratulations to Dr. Ramez Mikhail who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation “the presentation of the lamb: a historical and theological analysis of the prothesis and preparatory rites of the Coptic liturgy” on Wednesday June 14 at Universität Wien, advanced … The post Congratulations Dr. Ramez Mikhail appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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June 4, 2017

Sign Up for Your Spot for the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th

ACTS is proctoring the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th. Register now to reserve your seat, as spots are filling up quickly! The test is 70 questions and should take no more than 2 hours. You have the option to … The post Sign Up for Your Spot for the Servant Certification Exam on June 24th appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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May 17, 2017

Congratulations to the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017!

Monday, May 15 marked the Commencement Ceremony of the first graduating class of St. Athanasius and St. Cyril Theological School. In the Blessed presence of His Imminence Metropolitan Serapion, His Grace Bishop Rafael and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, along with … The post Congratulations to the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017! appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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May 12, 2017

Metropolitan Serapion Meditates on Christian Unity (audio)

In this meditation, His Eminence speaks about Christian unity in light of recent ecumenical events (Arabic). https://www.dropbox.com/s/sl26it5q0qtjmoy/towards%20Chritian%20Unity.m4a?dl=0

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Tagged: Ecumenism
May 8, 2017

His Grace Bishop Raphael on Liturgical Theology

Liturgical Theology with His Grace Bishop Raphael (In Arabic Only). These series of lectures will examine theological thought inspired by engagement with the Coptic Orthodox liturgical tradition. After an in-depth examination into the theological understanding of Orthodox worship and the … The post His Grace Bishop Raphael on Liturgical Theology appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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