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News and Events

The Diocese keeps her congregations informed about the latest news and events within the Diocese and abroad through news stories, press releases, announcements, and more. Check this section often for the latest from the Diocese.

November 30, 2022

Axios! The Ordination of Deacon Mousa

On Wednesday, November 30th, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Abraham and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos laid hands on and ordained the blessed servant Ellia Ayad Girgis, as Deacon Moussa for the Christ loving Diocese …

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November 27, 2022

AXIOS! The Golden Jubilee of Very Reverend Father Felimon Mikhail

On Sunday November 27, 2022, under the auspices and the presence of His Eminences Metropolitan Serapion and their graces Bishop Suriel and Bishop Abraham. The dioceses celebrated the 50th year anniversary of priesthood of our Very Reverend Father Hegum …

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November 27, 2022

His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion Celebrates the Divine Liturgy at Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church

On Sunday November 27, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, in Santa Anna. His Eminence ordained one of the faithful to the rank of Subdeacon and fifteen Psaltis (Chanters). …

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November 18, 2022

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II Received His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion

On Friday November 18, 2022, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II received, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, Bishop of Los Angeles and Metropolitan of Southern California and Hawaii at the Papal residence in Saint Bishoy Monastery in Wadi El Natrun. His Em …

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November 18, 2022

10 Years of the Enthronement of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II  

Today, the Coptic Orthodox Church celebrated the tenth anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Pope Tawadros II on the throne of St. Mark the Apostle. His Holiness Pope Tawadros II celebrated the Divine Liturgy this morning in the Holy Transfig …

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November 15, 2022

His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion Visits The Ecumenical Patriarch to Discuss the Orthodox Theological Dialogue 

On Tuesday November 15, 2022 His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied with their graces Bishop Thomas and Bishop Angelos visited His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew I Archbishop of Constantinople and the Ecumenical Patriarch in Istanbul. The meeti …

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November 6, 2022

The Conferment of the Honorary Doctoral Degree Upon His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and the Signing of the MOU between ACTS the Catholic University of America

On Saturday November 5, 2022 His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, the Bishop of Los Angeles and Metropolitan of Southern California and Hawaii and the President of the St. Cyril and St. Athanasius Theological School, was presented with the degree of Doc …

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November 4, 2022

His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos visits The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.  

On Friday November 4, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion along with His Grace Bishop Kyrillos visited the Catholic University of America in preparation of the conferment of the Honorary Doctoral Degree upon His Eminence and the MOU signing betwee …

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October 30, 2022

Ordination of Fr. Jeremiah Awad

On Sunday, October 30, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion, along with Their Graces, Bishop Suriel, Bishop Abraham, and Bishop Kyrillos ordained the blessed servant, Deacon Bishoy, as a priest in the Diocese of Los Angeles. He was given the name, …

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October 29, 2022

The Consecration of St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Church by His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch Mor Ignatius Ephraim Karim II

On Saturday October 29, 2022, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by Their Graces Bishop Abraham and Bishop Kyrillos participated in the consecration of St. Thomas Syriac Orthodox Church in San Diego, by His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch …

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October 27, 2022

The Semi Annual Conference of the Bishops of North America

From October 24-26, 2022 the semi-annual conference of the bishops of North America was held. It was hosted by His Grace Bishop Peter, the Bishop of the Diocese of North, South Carolina and Kentucky and the papal exarch of the churches of Virginia. The …

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Posted by Fr. Moses Samaan

July 17, 2012