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Service Schedule for the Holy Month of Kiahk

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Today, we begin the Holy Month of Kiahk in the Coptic Orthodox Church. As you know, it is a time to prepare for the Glorious Feast of our Lord’s Nativity by immersing ourselves in the wonder of Christ’s Birth and the blessed events that led up to this great moment. Our service schedule during this […]

FOCUS Service at the Valencia Inn – Sunday, October 19

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On Sunday, October 19, our parish will receive the blessing of serving food to the Lord’s brethren at the Valencia Inn in Anaheim as part of our service with FOCUS North America. FOCUS will provide food (rice, spaghetti, beef stew) for us to cook prior to Sunday. We also need volunteers to help in the service. […]

New Series: Understanding Orthodox Worship

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On Friday, October 3, we began a new series in our Adult Education Class entitled Understanding Orthodox Worship. It examines the principles of worship in the Orthodox Church — and especially the Divine Liturgy — to help Orthodox and non-Orthodox alike appreciate what we do when we gather to pray. Last week, we began with […]

Schedule of Services for the Coptic New Year (Feast of Nayrouz)

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On 11 September, 2014, which corresponds to 1 Thout, 1731 A.M. in our Coptic calendar, the Holy Church celebrates the Feast of the New Year (also known as the Feast of Nayrouz). Our schedule for this joyful feast will be as follows: Wednesday, September 10 Evening Raising of Incense from 7:00-8:00 pm Thursday, September 11 […]

Schedule of Services for the Feast of the Holy Cross (9/27-9/29)

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Dear brethren in the Lord, Christ is in our midst! Wishing you and your families peace and grace. From Saturday, September 27 to Monday, September 29, our beloved Church celebrates the Feast of the Holy Cross, commemorating its discovery by the Empress Helena and the consecration of the church that housed it some 300 years […]