August 20, 2012

YSC 2012 Results

On Saturday, August 18, 2012, the Diocese community gathered at St. John Coptic Church around our beloved father, Bishop Serapion, for the 2012 Youth Spiritual Competition. Over 800 youth from 27 parishes participated in this wonderful event after preparing for months. The day began with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy by His Grace Bishop Serapion and several diocesan priests, including Fr. Gawargious Kolta, Fr. Michael Gabriel, Fr. Shenouda Ghattas, Fr. Boules Baky, Fr. Daniel – …

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August 17, 2012

Schedule for the 2012 Youth Spiritual Competition (August 18)

With God’s grace, we present to you the schedule of testing for the 2012 Youth Spiritual Competition that will be held, God willing, at St. John Coptic Orthodox Church in Covina, CA. The day will begin with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy by His Grace Bishop Serapion and the diocese clergy followed by brunch and immediate testing according to the schedules below. Please download the appropriate PDF for your team and be at the – …

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August 3, 2012

YSC and Mahragan 2012 Competition Material Updated

Over the last few days, our Diocese has been migrating to this new website. As part of the transition, some of the curriculum and FAQ pages for both the YSC and Mahragan were reverted to older versions from about a month ago. Thankfully, we heard from several coaches, parents, and youth over the past couple of days who alerted us to the problem. Thank God, the pages have been updated to reflect the most recent – …

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August 24, 2010

Youth Spiritual Competition 2010 Results

With God’s grace, the youth of the Diocese of Los Angeles participated in the annual Youth Spiritual Competition on Saturday, August 21, 2010. The competition was graciously hosted by the priests and congregation of St. John Church in Covina under the auspices and guidance of our beloved father, His Grace Bishop Serapion. Also in attendance were several diocesan priests, including Fr. Gregory Bishay, Fr. Boules Baky, Fr. Kyrillos Ibrahim, Fr. Moses Samaan, Fr. David Abdelsayed, – …

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July 22, 2010

Youth Spiritual Competition Launches New Site

The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles announces a new website dedicated to this year’s Youth Spiritual Competition and Al Keraza Competition: http://www.ysc-keraza.org/ website.The site includes all of the most updated material for this year’s Youth Spiritual competition. Please note that updates have been made and noted on the front page, and that each participant should access each file on the site for their respective material to ensure that they have the most updated files.Please – …

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June 7, 2010

Diocese Posts Curriculum for Youth Spiritual Competition (YSC) 2010

The Diocese joyfully announces the posting of the curriculum for the YSC 2010 for junior high, high school, and college levels.The YSC started in the year 2001 with the start of the new millennium as a way of encouraging our youth to grow in their faith. The competition is used as a fun way of promoting deeper study and understanding in selected areas: Hymns, Bible Study, and Church Studies… a Spiritual Triathlon of sorts.You may – …

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September 6, 2009

Over 800 Youth Participate in Youth Spiritual Competition 2009

On Saturday, August 29 over 800 youth from the junior high, high school, and college levels participated in the annual Diocese Youth Spiritual Competition. His Grace Bishop Serapion and many of the Diocese clergy attended to encourage the youth and participate as judges, as well. The day began with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles with His Grace Bishop Serapion and many Diocese priests. After – …

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August 22, 2009

Youth Spiritual Competition Exams Online Now

The examinations for the YSC 2009 are now online! All examinations will close on Tuesday, August 25 at 11:59 p.m. Please note that you will need to register with the site and use Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome to take the test. Unfortunately, Internet Explorer is not supported at this time. Use the links below to start. Start College Exam Now (30 min.) Start High School Exam Now (30 min.) Start Junior High Exam Now – …

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June 4, 2009

Youth Spiritual Competition 2009 Information and Curriculum

With great joy and enthusiasm, the Diocese announces the availability of the curriculum for all levels (junior high, high school, and college) participating in this year’s Youth Spiritual Competition on August 29, 2009 at Holy Virgin Mary Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles. The YSC started in the year 2001 with the start of the new millennium as a way of encouraging our youth to grow in their faith. The competition is used as a – …

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April 9, 2009

2006 Diocese Youth Spiritual Competition

Another Year of Success and Blessings for the Diocese Youth Spiritual Competition Over 500 students, ranging from junior high to college age, competed at this year’s diocese-wide Youth Spiritual Competition, held August 19 at Saint John Coptic Orthodox Church.  Saint John Church (Covina) took home first place for the college competition, Saint Mark Church (Los Angeles) won for high school, and Saint George Church (Bellflower) earned first place at the junior high level.  Third place – …

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