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March 29, 2016

Marital Enrichment: Communication Bootcamp

With great enthusiasm, the Diocese announces a marital enrichment event entitled ‘Communication Bootcamp’ on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Holy Resurrection Coptic Orthodox Church in Los Angeles. All married couples are invited to attend. Lunch, valet parking, and a children’s program will be provided. Please see the flyer below for complete details. You may register online at (early registration until May 9).

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February 1, 2016

On Modern Wedding Receptions among Orthodox Christians

In the Holy Orthodox Church, marriage is a divine Mystery that culminates in two people being transformed into a one-flesh unity through the work of the Holy Spirit. The ultimate goal of this one-flesh unity is the salvation of the husband, wife, and any children the Lord grants to the couple. Orthodox Christian marriage, therefore, is a path towards holiness. Today, this beautiful reality of marriage is oftentimes overshadowed by the dark cloud of the – …

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January 13, 2016

How a Faithful Husband Sees His Wife

On the joyful day a man and woman are crowned and married in the Orthodox Church, an inseparable bond develops between them. No longer are they two individuals serving their own egos and self-wills, but rather, they become one flesh in a sublime mystery. This reality is made abundantly clear in the marriage of the first husband and wife described at the end of Genesis 2. When Adam awoke from the deep sleep into which – …

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January 5, 2015

Mastering Your Marriage – January 24, 2015

The Diocese announces its annual Marital Enrichment seminar, “Mastering Your Marriage,” on January 24 at St. John Church in Covina.  Please see the attached flyer for details concerning registration, cost, and schedule.

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December 31, 2013

Marital Enrichment Seminar: Marriage 911

Through the blessings and prayers of our beloved father, His Grace Bishop Serapion, the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Los Angeles and the Santa Monica Family Education committee joyously presents this annual seminar for married couples to help enrich their marriage and family life by bringing them closer to the Lord, and to each other. This year’s seminar will be held on January 25, 2014 at St. Marina Church in Irvine. Featured speakers will be Fr. – …

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