April 8, 2016

His Eminence at Holy Annunciation Church for the Feast of the Annunciation

On Thursday, April 7, which corresponds to the Feast of our Lord’s Annunciation in the Coptic Orthodox liturgical calendar, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at one of the Diocese’s newest parishes, Holy Annunciation Coptic Orthodox Church in Inglewood. Participating with him were the Reverend Father John Botros of St. George Church (Bellflower), who currently serves this parish, and many of the blessed chanters and laity.

Read more

November 17, 2009

Our Response to God's Love

The Church recently celebrated the 29th day of the Coptic month of Paopi. The 29th day of certain months in the Coptic calendar is very special, because the Church, in Her wisdom, commemorates the Feasts of the Annunciation, Nativity, and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ on these days. We have this commemoration on the 29th of every Coptic month with the exception of two months, Tuba and Meshir. When we think about these three – …

Read more

April 9, 2009

“HE TOOK WHAT IS OURS AND GAVE US WHAT IS HIS”

He took what was ours to be His very own so that we might have all that was His. “He was rich but he became poor for our sake, so that we might be enriched by His poverty.” (2 Cor. 8:9). When they say that the Logos of God did not become flesh, or rather did not undergo birth from a woman according to the flesh, they bankrupt the economy of salvation. For if He – …

Read more