February 14, 2018

Axios! Ordination of Deacon Timothy Paul

With great joy and much thanksgiving to God, St Paul Abbey announces the ordination of the blessed servant Subdeacon Timothy as Deacon Timothy Paul, on Wednesday , February 14, 2018 by the blessed hands of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, His Grace Bishop Abraham and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos at the Murrieta location of St. Paul Abbey. ​We thank the Lord, for His love for mankind and making him worthy to worship Him, to serve before – …

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May 3, 2016

Ordination of New Presbyter for the St. Paul Brotherhood

On Saturday, May 7, the blessed servant, Archdeacon Macarius Paul, will be ordained as a presbyter to continue his life of celibate service in the St. Paul Brotherhood.  The ordination will take place, God willing, at St. Maurice Church in Pomona with the Divine Liturgy commencing at 9:00 a.m.

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March 14, 2016

Axios! The Elevation of Hegumen Fr. Isaac Boulos and Hegumen Fr. John Paul Abdelsayed

On Monday, March 14, 2016, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the St. Paul Brotherhood and elevated the Very Reverend Father Isaac Boulos and the Very Reverend Father Dr. John Paul Abdelsayed to the priestly dignity of Hegumen. The elevation of these two beloved holy fathers precedes the eagerly anticipated joy of their consecration as auxiliary bishops later this year to assist His Eminence in various aspects of the service within the Diocese. – …

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September 22, 2015

New Publication: Sayings of the Fathers on the Holy Theotokos

With great joy and enthusiasm, we present to you The Holy Theotokos, part of the Treasures of the Fathers of the Church series. This book contains excerpts from patristic writings related to the Holy Virgin Mary. In addition, the book features several theological articles related to the place and faith of the Holy Theotokos in the Orthodox Church. ​~ From Preface by His Grace Bishop Serapion ​ ​O​ people of Christ, let us acclaim her – …

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March 25, 2015

Axios! Ordination of Deacon Macarius Paul

With great joy and much thanksgiving to God, St Paul Brotherhood announces the ordination of the blessed servant Mina Isaac as Deacon Macarius Paul, on Monday, March 23, 2015 by the blessed hands of His Grace Bishop Serapion at the Murrieta location of St. Paul Brotherhood during its annual Lenten Retreat.​We thank the Lord, for His love for mankind and making him worthy to worship Him, to serve before the Holy Altar and to find – …

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August 29, 2014

Congratulations to Fr. John Paul Abdelsayed on Completing his Doctoral Studies

The Diocese community joyfully congratulates the Very Reverend Fr. Dr. John Paul Abdelsayed of the St. Paul Brotherhood for completing his Ph.D. program at Notre Dame University and successfully defending his dissertation on Christ the High Priest in the works of St. Cyril of Alexandria. Attending the defense were our beloved father, His Grace Bishop Serapion, Fr. Ishak Boulos, and Fr. Arsany Paul from the St. Paul Brotherhood. After several years serving out of the – …

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June 20, 2013

Axios! Ordination of Deacon Theophilus Paul

On Thursday, June 20, 2013, His Grace Bishop Serapion ordained a new celibate deacon for the service of the St. Paul Brotherhood in the Diocese. The servant, Beshoie Makar, was ordained as Deacon Theophilus Paul to continue his service in the Diocese. Bishop Serapion gave him an initial assignment of serving the diocesan Coptic Clubs and sports leagues in addition to his other services within the St. Paul Brotherhood. We congratulate Deacon Theophilus and offer – …

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