His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion received the relics of St Katherine of Alexandria from H.H. Pope Tawadros II at the Papal Residence in Cairo
On May 30, 2023 His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion received the relics of St Katherine of Alexandria from H.H. Pope Tawadros II at the Papal Residence in Cairo, after the meeting of the Synodical Subcommittee for the Lands of Immigration. These relics were gifted by Pope Francis in Rome on May 10, 2023 in a special meeting which commemorated the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting between Pope Shenouda III and Pope Paul VI.
Axios! The Ordination of Deacon Wannas Attia.
Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! On the 13th of the blessed month of Pashons, Saturday May 20, 2023, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Suriel and His Grace Bishop Abraham laid hands on and ordained the blessed servant Nashat Attia, as Deacon Wannas, for the Christ loving Diocese of Los Angeles to serve at St. Justina Coptic Orthodox Church. The ordination took place at St. Justina Coptic Orthodox Church in – …
His Holiness Pope Francis Welcomes His Holiness Pope Tawadros II in Historic General Audience
Vatican City, May 16, 2023— In a momentous occasion, His Holiness Pope Francis received His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, the Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of Saint Mark, during the general audience held before thousands of people at the Vatican. This day holds great historical significance for the popes of Alexandria. On May 10, 1959, His Holiness Pope Kyrillos VI was ordained as the 116th Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the – …
St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Coptic Orthodox Theological School Hosts its 7th Commencement Ceremony at Its New Campus for the First Time
Newport Beach, California – St. Athanasius & St. Cyril Coptic Orthodox Theological School (ACTS) held its 7th annual commencement ceremony to honor the graduating class of 2023. The ceremony took place on May 6, 2023 at 12:30pm at its new campus in Newport Beach. H.E. Metropolitan Serapion presided over the official ceremony. The ceremony featured an address from His Grace Bishop Raphael, General Bishop of the Downtown Churches in Cairo, as well as the keynote – …
May 2023 Clergy Meeting at St. Marina Coptic Orthodox Church
Christ is Risen! On May 11, 2023, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Raphael, His Grace Bishop Suriel, and His Grace Bishop Abraham met with the diocesan clergy at St. Marina Coptic Orthodox Church Irvine, California for the regular monthly meeting. The day began with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy followed by an agape meal and the meeting. May God bless every work for the glory of his holy name.