July 11, 2016

2016 Coptic Youth Conventions

It’s that time of the year! The 2016 Coptic Youth Convention Registration is now OPEN! Please check the website for all upcoming announcements regarding the junior high, high school, and college conventions! Ready to Register? Click HERE!

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May 6, 2016

New Rules for the 2016 Mahragan Al Keraza

Christ is risen! Truly He is Risen! This year the Keraza 2016 NEW system for testing is changed, we will implement regional Spiritual & Coptic testing this year, THE WEEK OF July 29,30,31 as follows: We will have 7 regions with 7 proposed test centers (see the proposed structure), so participating churches will have a reasonable driving distance and shorter time at the test centers (our goal is that each church should not spend more – …

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April 27, 2016

Excused Absence Letter for Holy Pascha 2016

As a service to parents and families who would like to spend the holy days of Covenant Thursday and Great Friday together in their respective parishes, the Diocese is offering the following attached Excuse Absence Letter to submit to teachers and schools. Excused Absence Letter – Pascha 2016

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March 4, 2016

GYP Lenten Retreat 2016

“A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him, saying, ‘You are mad; you are not like us.” – St. Antony the Great Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 7th Annual GYP Lenten Retreat from April 15-17, 2016 This year we are blessed to have Father Antony Paul (Saint – …

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June 28, 2015

2015 Coptic League Players’ Event

This year the league is arranging to host its first player’s event in an effort to have a better method of outreach amongst the youth that participate in the league off the court. When? Sunday, July 12, 2015 6pm-9pmWhere? St. Verena and the Three Holy Youth Church (aka the Coptic Center) at 491 N. Hewes St., Orange, CA 92869What? Pick up games, basketball rounds, food + free Coptic League sweatbandWho? Fr. Cyril Gorgy will be on – …

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June 28, 2015

2015 Diocese College Convention

What does it mean to die daily? How can I be crucified with Christ? The world tells us to live forourselves but God tells us to die to ourselves. Come and join us as we have H.G. BishopAngaelos speak on “I Die Daily”, the joyous struggle of dying daily with Christ.Place: Idyllwild PineDates: September 25-27, 2015Speaker: His Grace Bishop AngaelosFees$135 from June 1–August 2$165 from August 3–September 13 $200 from September 14–SeptemberMore info at http://lacopts.org-conventions.org/

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March 16, 2015

Spiritual Evening with Bishop Angaelos on March 20

The Diocese invites all to a Spiritual Evening with His Grace Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop in the United Kingdom, on Friday, March 20 beginning 7:30 pm at Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church in Santa Ana.

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March 16, 2015

2015 GYP Lent Retreat Schedule

Written by admin on March 16, 2015. Posted in Retreats Friday, March 20 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Dinner 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Discussion #1 11:30 pm: Break 12:00 am: Midnight Praises   Saturday, March 21 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Lecture #2 10:30 am: Quiet Time #2 11:15 am: Icebreaker 12:00 pm: Lunch 1:00 pm: Free Time 4:00 – …

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March 16, 2015

2015 GYP Lent Retreat Schedule

Written by admin on March 16, 2015. Posted in Retreats Friday, March 20 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Dinner 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Discussion #1 11:30 pm: Break 12:00 am: Midnight Praises   Saturday, March 21 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Lecture #2 10:30 am: Quiet Time #2 11:15 am: Icebreaker 12:00 pm: Lunch 1:00 pm: Free Time 4:00 – …

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March 6, 2015

2015 GYP Lenten Retreat – Final Deadline Weekend

Written by admin on March 6, 2015. Posted in Retreats Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us for the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. Father Antony Paul (Saint Paul Brotherhood) will speak to us about THE SPIRIT OF PRAYER. Join us as Father Antony delves into the depth of prayer and helps us encounter both our freedom and our suffering in it. Don’t delay and – …

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March 6, 2015

2015 GYP Lenten Retreat – Final Deadline Weekend

Written by admin on March 6, 2015. Posted in Retreats Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join us for the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. Father Antony Paul (Saint Paul Brotherhood) will speak to us about THE SPIRIT OF PRAYER. Join us as Father Antony delves into the depth of prayer and helps us encounter both our freedom and our suffering in it. Don’t delay and – …

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February 12, 2015

GYP Lenten Retreat: Register Today!

“The day when God is absent, when He is silent – that is the beginning of prayer.” -Met. Anthony Bloom (Beginning to Pray) Under the auspices of H.G. Bishop Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 6th Annual Lenten Retreat on March 20–22, 2015. This year we are blessed to have Father Antony Paul (Saint Paul Brotherhood) speak to us about THE SPIRIT OF PRAYER – based on Met. Anthony Bloom’s “Beginning to Pray” – …

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