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December 22, 2019

Festal Message for the Feast of the Nativity 2020

It is my pleasure to wish all of you a blessed Feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Our Lord Jesus Christ came to us, and He invites us to go to Him, for He is the Good Shepherd, Who sacrifices Himself for His flock, and through His love and compassion, attracts everyone to Himself. The Coptic Orthodox Church is the Church of Christ, and in Her pastoral ministry, the Church – …

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April 7, 2018

Paschal Letter for the Glorious Feast of the Resurrection 2018

Download the PDF (English and Arabic) “Then their eyes were opened and they knew Him” (Lk 24:31) My Beloved, the Blessed Children of the Holy Church, Christ is Risen Truly He is Risen It is my pleasure to wish you the blessings of the glorious Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord, God, and Savior Jesus Christ. The Resurrection of Christ is a revealing light that enlightens our eyes, so we can see our living – …

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September 15, 2017

Diocese Diakonia and Social Service Day (October 21)

Under the auspices and presence of our beloved Metropolitan Abba Serapion and Bishop Abraham, the Diocese would like to invite all the servants who are serving in the following social services: 1- Seniors ministry 2- New Comers Service 3- Arabic Youth Service 4- Free Indeed Ministry (addiction) 5- Prisons Ministry 6- Foster Homes Services … to attend the first Diakonia & Service Day at St. John Coptic Orthodox Church, Covina on Saturday October 21, 2017 – …

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July 10, 2017

Press Release of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church

Astana, Kazakhstan, June 29, 2017 From June 27-30, 2017 the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Orthodox Church held its second meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan generously hosted by His Grace Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, co-chairman of the Commission. Present at the meeting were His Grace Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), Secretary for Inter-Christian Affairs from the Department of External Church Relations (DECR), the Very Rev. Father Oleg – …

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February 16, 2017

Meeting for all Teachers and Educators in the Diocese – March 26

Under the leadership of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and the guidance of His Grace Bishop Kyrillos, the Auxiliary Bishop for Education in the Diocese, there will be a meeting for all teachers and educators in the Diocese on Sunday, March 26 from 3:00-5:00 pm at St. Mary and St. Verena Church in Anaheim. In this kick-off meeting we will start identifying current and potential service needs and opportunities throughout the Diocese, and we will begin – …

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