Meeting of the Coptic Orthodox Church Holy Synod Held in Cairo

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The British Orthodox Church - Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate - May 2015 Abba Seraphim, accompanied by Deacon Daniel Malyon, visited Cairo 22-29 May for the annual plenary meeting of the Holy Synod. As usual, they stayed at St. Mark’s Centre in Nasr City, where they were also joined by Shenouda Mamdouh, the BOC’s Egyptian Secretary; Fr., Arsaniuous ...

Ordinations at Chatham Church

British Orthodox Church On 11 November, during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, Abba Seraphim ordained his PA,  Trevor Maskery, as a Reader and elevated Roman Benchak, a reader at the Chatham Church to the Order of Subdeacon. Preaching on the day’s Gospel (Luke XIV: 25-35), Abba Seraphim spoke of the conditions of discipleship, “The two short parables of ...