On Saturday, August 18, 2012, the Diocese community gathered at St. John Coptic Church around our beloved father, Bishop Serapion, for the 2012 Youth Spiritual Competition. Over 800 youth from 27 parishes participated in this wonderful event after preparing for months.
The day began with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy by His Grace Bishop Serapion and several diocesan priests, including Fr. Gawargious Kolta, Fr. Michael Gabriel, Fr. Shenouda Ghattas, Fr. Boules Baky, Fr. Daniel Habib, Fr. Moses Samaan, and Fr. Mark Hanna. After the Divine Liturgy, participants enjoyed a quick brunch before their testing, which lasted from 12:00-3:00p.
At the end of the testing, the results were tabulated and announced as follows:
Overall, the day and the competition was a blessed success.