April 26, 2017

The Project of the Martyrs, Nabil and Neseem

Our good Lord allowed our churches in Egypt to suffer terrorist attacks, such as those that impacted the churches of El Botrosiyya in Cairo, St. Mark Cathedral in Alexandria, and Mar Gergis (St. George) in Fanta, which led to the martyrdom of many and numerous others who were wounded. Despite all the pain we felt in those incidents, we saw the soothing hand of the Lord in protecting His Church and people. In the attack – …

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April 26, 2017

Orthodox Day of Praise – May 13

St. Peter and St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Monica is planning to hold its Orthodox Day of Praise on Saturday, May 13. This is a unique and a joyous event where the different Orthodox churches praise the Resurrected Christ in one unified language: the language of praise and music The admission, food and child activities are all for FREE. Orthodox Day of Praise

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April 23, 2017

ACTS Proudly Announces the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017

ACTS is proud to announce its first graduating class. This group of students will have each completed and earned their Masters of Theological Studies and will be graduating at ACTS’ first Commencement Ceremony on May 15th alongside the celebration of … The post ACTS Proudly Announces the First Graduating Class, Class of 2017 appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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April 15, 2017

Paschal Message of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2017

Download the messages in both Arabic and English (PDF) Resurrection 2017 – Arabic Resurrection 2017 – English   “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels” (2 Cor. 4:7) My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is my pleasure to wish all of you the blessings of the Glorious Feast of the Res-urrection. We rejoice in the Resurrection of our Lord, because it gives us – …

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April 14, 2017

Words from the Holy Father St. Athanasius on Good Friday

“It is so written in the scriptures; if our souls are following the law of God, the powers of darkness will not overpower us, but if we drift away from God they will prevail on us. You man, who want … The post Words from the Holy Father St. Athanasius on Good Friday appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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April 9, 2017

Statement of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion on the Cowardly Bombings in Tanta and Alexandria

As the Heavenly Jerusalem receives today the blessed souls of our Martyrs of Alexandria and Tanta, let us pray for the peace of the Church and safety of HH Pope Tawadros and brothers and sisters in Egypt and for the wounded and the families of the Martyrs and confessors. I ask all our churches today to pray for our Martyrs and Confessors and their families and give message of faith and confidence in our Mighty – …

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April 5, 2017

Excused Absence Letter for Holy Pascha 2017

Below, please find a link to a PDF containing an Excused Absence Letter that can be used to excuse students from school on Covenant Thursday and Great Friday. Excused Absence Letter

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April 2, 2017

ACTS Goes Abroad: Egypt

ACTS’s first study abroad trip to Egypt brought students and faculty from dioceses around the world together on a unique lecture tour of Egypt’s ancient historical sites. The course focused on the significance of the country’s rich monastic history providing … The post ACTS Goes Abroad: Egypt appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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March 27, 2017

Tentative 2017 GYP Lenten Retreat Schedule

Friday, March 31st 7:30 pm: Registration 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Snack Break 11:00 pm: Midnight Praises Saturday, April 1st 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Ice Breaker 10:00 am: Lecture #2 11:00 am: Discussion #1 12:00 pm: Lunch & Free Time 3:30 […]

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March 19, 2017

ACTS Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony Spring 2017

“The Self-revealing of the Word is in every dimension – above, in creation; below, in the Incarnation; in the depth, in Hades; in the breadth, throughout the world. All things have been filled with the knowledge of God” – St. … The post ACTS Celebrates Inaugural Commencement Ceremony Spring 2017 appeared first on St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Theological School.

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February 16, 2017

Meeting for all Teachers and Educators in the Diocese – March 26

Under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and the guidance of His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, the Auxiliary Bishop for Education in the Diocese, there will be a meeting for all teachers and educators in the Diocese on Sunday, March 26 from 3:00-5:00 pm at St. Mary and St. Verena Church in Anaheim. In this kick-off meeting we will start identifying current and potential service needs and opportunities throughout the Diocese, and we will begin – …

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February 9, 2017

REGISTER TODAY! GYP Lenten Retreat 2017

Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals Committee, would like to invite you to the 8th Annual GYP Lenten Retreat: “The Grain of Wheat”. This is based on the book “The Grain of Wheat” by Fr. Matthew El-Meskeen. Fr. Antony Paul of the Saint Paul Brotherhood, will lead spiritual […]

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