On the 2nd Sunday of Epep, July 16, 2023, His Eminences Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Suriel and His Grace Bishop Abraham celebrated the Divine Liturgy at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church and the Silver Jubilee of Very Reverend Father Hegumen Raphel Hanna.
The dioceses celebrated the 25th year anniversary of priesthood of our Very Reverend Father Hegumen Raphel Hanna at St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles, California.
A word from our father His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion to Father Raphel Hanna
“May Our Lord who has supported you in your dedicated service at Archangel Rafael and St Mina Church in Palmdale and at St Mark Church in Los Angeles during your first 25years of priesthood, to accompany you and guide you during ministry and be always a source of joy and inspiration to whom you serve and serve with.”
Apart from our fathers His Eminence and Their Graces, participated in this joyful and blessed event eight of the Clergy across the Diocese golf Los Angeles from Hegumens, Presbyters, and Full deacons from the Diocese of Los Angeles, along with a large number of the Dioceses congregation.
May the Lord bless the service of our Reverend Father Hegumen Raphel Hanna and keep him for us for many years.