Hymns Classes Retreat (February 13-15) Registration

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With great joy, we announce the annual Hymns Classes Retreat for children (Grade 5 and up) and youth at the Coptic Village in Big Bear from February 13-15. Like previous retreats, this will be a time for fellowship, spiritual growth, and education in the hymns and rites of the Holy Church. Our program will include […]

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Our Lord’s First Miracle at Cana of Galilee

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Today, we celebrate with great joy the Feast of the Miracle at the Wedding of Cana of Galilee and the Feast of the pure martyrs, St. Demiana and the forty virgins. I wish you all joy and blessings today and pray that God may grant you many happy returns. Our gospel reading this morning, which […]

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The Eternal Joy of Tribulations

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A certain brother was troubled and disturbed by some person, but he did not say anything and endured the temptation joyfully for the sake of the Lord (Jas 1:2). Being a man and wearing flesh, however, he slowly began to be troubled by thoughts and sorrow. So he sneaked away to a hidden place and […]

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A Message for the New Year

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As we conclude one year and begin another, it is fitting that we focus on our calling as Christians to a life of holiness, a calling that is especially pronounced for us as servants. Consider the words of the Holy Apostle Paul: But we urge you, brethren, that you increase more and more; that you also […]