August 4, 2016

Axios! Ordination of Deacon Daniel Nashed

At the monthly meeting of the Diocese clergy, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, accompanied by Their Graces Bishop Abraham and Bishop Kyrillos, laid hands upon and ordained the blessed servant, Daniel Nashed, to the priestly rank of Deacon at St. Demiana Church in San Diego. God willing, Deacon Daniel will be ordained as a presbyter on Sunday, August 21 for the Diocese and will continue his service at St. Verena and the Three Holy Youth Church – …

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June 23, 2016

Axios! Ordination of Deacon Daniel Meleka

Today, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, accompanied by Their Graces Bishop Abraham and Bishop Kyrillos, laid hands upon and ordained the servant, Daniel Meleka, to the priestly rank of deacon at the Divine Liturgy for the June 2016 Clergy Meeting at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles. This was the first step in Deacon Daniel’s ultimate ordination as a presbyter to serve in the Diocese at St. Mary and St. Athanasius Coptic Orthodox Church in – …

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May 30, 2016

Pastoral Message Concerning Atef Aziz

The Coptic Orthodox hierarchs of North America, including Metropolitan Serapion, have published an important Pastoral Message concerning the heretical movement of Atef Aziz, who has taken shelter within the jurisdiction of the Orthodox Church in America. Please read the statement and exercise caution against this new heresy. Pastoral Message Concerning Atef Aziz

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