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September 19, 2015

One-Year Commemoration of the Departure of Reverend Hegumen Father Bishoy Gobreial

Fr. Moses Samaan

The Diocese today commemorated the one-year anniversary after the departure of Reverend Hegumen Father Bishoy Gobreial who faithfully served St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles from 1979 until his departure from this vale of tears on Septemb …

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September 18, 2014

Diocese Bids Farewell to Hegumen Father Bishoy Gobreial

Fr. Moses Samaan

On Thursday, September 18, the Diocese community gathered under the leadership of our father in Christ, His Grace Bishop Serapion, to bid farewell to the beloved father, Hegumen Bishoy Gobreial, who departed into eternal rest on Sunday, September 14, 2 …

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September 14, 2014

The Departure of Hegumen Father Bishoy Gobreial

Fr. Moses Samaan

With a firm hope in our Savior’s Resurrection from the dead, the Diocese announces the departure of the Reverend Hegumen Father Bishoy Gobreial on Sunday, September 14, 2014. He is the first presbyter who was assigned to the Diocese’s first parish, St. …

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August 24, 2010

On the Duties of Clergy

Fr. Moses Samaan

Happiness in life is to be gained by living virtuously, inasmuch as thus a Christian, whilst despising glory and the favour of men, desires to please God alone in what he does. 1. In the first book we spoke of the duties which we thought befitted a vir …

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April 9, 2009

The Honor Due to a Priest

Fr. Moses Samaan

Whoever honors the priest will honor God, and he who has learned to despise the priest will gradually proceed in time to insult God also. ‘He who receives you receives Me.’ [Mt. 10:40]. And it is written, ‘But hold His priests in honor.’ [Sir. 7:31]. H …

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