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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August 3, 2012

Help Copts Suffering in Dahshur, Giza, Egypt

Over the past week, many Coptic families in Dahshur, Giza, Egypt have suffered physical violence and political injustice as they were forced to leave their homes because of sectarian violence. Photo of destruction in Dahshur. Courtesy AINA. The strife began because of an argument between a Coptic ironer and his disgruntled Muslim customer that escalated to the level of the entire town. Over 120 Coptic Christian families were forcibly expelled while security forces stood by and – …

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January 19, 2011

Coptic Christian Health Professionals CCHP Banquet Dinner 2011

You Are Cordially Invited to a Banquet Dinner with Coptic Christian Health Professionals Join in Celebrating the Blessings of the Service and the 11th Mission to Egypt Special Guest Speaker: HG Bishop SerapionCCHP Banquet Dinner Promises to Be a Unique Opportunity to Network with Fellow Health Professionals in Response to the Needs of the ServiceSunday, February 13th, 2011, 4:00 pmSaint John Coptic Orthodox Church21329 Cienega Ave, Covina, CARSVP to Rania Habashiby January 31st via 818.314.3162 or rania_habashi@yahoo.comSuggested donation per person is $50.Please make check – …

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April 9, 2009

Santa Verena Charity Celebrates Success at Annual Banquet

 Over 500 charity-goers from the diocese of Los Angeles attended the fifth annual Santa Verena Charity Banquet, held at Anaheim’s Embassy Suites Sunday, Sept. 23. His Grace Bishop Estaphanos from the diocese of Beba, Samasta and El Fashn, and His Grace Bishop Apollo from the diocese of El-Tor (Raithu), Sharm El Sheikh and all of South Sinai, joined His Grace Bishop Serapion for the event, which raised over $50,000 to further the charity’s efforts throughout – …

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April 9, 2009

Diocese and Santa Verena Charity Initiate Agape Program

Financial aid became a dire necessity for low income families in Egypt because it consumes a huge portion of their income. In most cases these families barely have enough income for food, so they resort to dropping their kids out of school which is known as Evading education. The Agapy Program of St. Verena charity focuses on these types of families and helps them by offering a grant for the amount of L.E 800 to – …

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