September 23, 2017

CK Gillebaard

So, here we are again, expressing sadness at the abrupt passing of a son, brother, friend, comrade, and energetic man. Christopher Kyrillos Gillebaard, known to all of us as CK, flew his way to the heavens. Unlike previous incidents, however. I actually knew CK. CK was actually one of, if not the first, youth that … Continue reading CK Gillebaard →

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September 14, 2017

EARLY SPECIAL! 13th Annual GYP Convention

For this weekend only, we are having an early special for registration! Register anytime between today and Sunday, September 17th, 11:59pm for an early special of $175 for a quad, $255 for a double. Regular registration prices will go back to $195 for a quad, and $275 for a double after this weekend! Register today!

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September 14, 2017

REGISTER TODAY! 13th Annual 2017 GYP Convention

2017 GYP Convention: Register Today! “Service: God’s Love Language” Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 13th Annual GYP Convention on October 27-29, 2017. This year we are blessed to have His Grace Bishop Kyrillos formerly Fr. John Paul of the Saint Paul […]

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July 6, 2017

Visit of Bishop Arsany of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands

The Diocese joyfully announces the visit of His Grace Bishop Arsany of Amsterdam and all the Netherlands. His Grace will bless us at the following events: Thursday, July 6 – Archangel Michael Church, Santa Ana Youth Meeting at 7:30p Friday, July 7 – St. George Church, Bellflower Youth Meeting at 7:30p Sunday, July 8 – St. Maurice Church, Pomona Youth Meeting We encourage our youth to attend and be enriched by His Grace.

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June 19, 2017

Register for the Summer Diocese Conventions

It’s that time again! Benefit from the amazing Diocese conventions and enjoy spiritual renewal along with fellowship with old and new friends. Info and registration open now at: http://lacopts-conventions.org

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March 27, 2017

Tentative 2017 GYP Lenten Retreat Schedule

Friday, March 31st 7:30 pm: Registration 9:00 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:30 pm: Introduction & Lecture #1 10:30 pm: Snack Break 11:00 pm: Midnight Praises Saturday, April 1st 7:30 am: Quiet Time #1 8:00 am: Breakfast 9:00 am: Morning Prayers 9:30 am: Ice Breaker 10:00 am: Lecture #2 11:00 am: Discussion #1 12:00 pm: Lunch & Free Time 3:30 […]

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February 9, 2017

REGISTER TODAY! GYP Lenten Retreat 2017

Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals Committee, would like to invite you to the 8th Annual GYP Lenten Retreat: “The Grain of Wheat”. This is based on the book “The Grain of Wheat” by Fr. Matthew El-Meskeen. Fr. Antony Paul of the Saint Paul Brotherhood, will lead spiritual […]

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January 5, 2017

Maro: a grief that can’t be spoken.

There’s a segment in Les Misérables, where Marius, after his close friends die in the revolution, sings: There’s a grief that can’t be spoken, There’s a pain goes on an on, Empty chairs at empty tables, Now my friends, are… (READ MORE)

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October 10, 2016

2016 GYP Convention Schedule (Tentative)

This is the tentative schedule for this upcoming GYP Convention Weekend. Thursday, October 13 7:00 pm: Registration 8:00 pm: Agpeya Prayers 8:30 pm: Ice-Breaker 9:00 pm: Orientation & Welcoming Remarks 9:30 pm: Lecture 1 10:30 pm: Midnight Praises Friday, October 14 8:30 am: Divine Liturgy 11:00 am: Brunch 12:00 pm: Lecture 2 1:00 pm: Quiet […]

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September 23, 2016

Some advice for student life.

School’s in! Well, I know that in Canada everyone’s been back a couple of weeks, but in America some people are just starting and others have yet to begin! So for those who think this is late, and for those who think it’s early, I apologise. I know that I lived away from home for almost all of my post-secondary education, and there were things I did well and things that I did not do – …

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August 26, 2016

EARLY SPECIAL! 12th Annual GYP Convention

Written by admin on August 26, 2016. Posted in Conventions For this weekend only, we are having an early special for registration! Register anytime between today and Sunday, August 28th, 11:59pm for an early special of $199 for a quad, $309 for a double. Regular registration prices will go back to $219 for a quad, and $329 for a double after this weekend!

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August 26, 2016

REGISTER TODAY! 12th Annual 2016 GYP Convention

Written by admin on August 26, 2016. Posted in Conventions 2016 GYP Convention: Register Today! “Peace Be Still!” Under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Graduates and Young Professionals (GYP) committee invites you to the 12th Annual GYP Convention on October 13-16, 2016. This year we are blessed to have His Grace Bishop Kyrillos formerly Fr. John Paul of the Saint Paul Brotherhood, will lead spiritual and introspection discussion as our speaker. We – …

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