Philadelphia Area Clergy Gather for Fifth Annual Concelebrated Liturgy

Norristown, PA – On Saturday, October 14, 2017 – on behalf of SCOOCH member and Patriarchal Exarch of the Coptic Orthodox Archdiocese of North America, H.G. Anba Karas  – the V. Rev. Fr. Roufail Z. Youssef and the Rev. Fr. Mina Shaheid hosted the Fifth Annual Philadelphia Regional Concelebrated Liturgy at […]

ZIC Launches Fall Season with a Talk on Orthodox Christian Unity

The words Eastern and Oriental are synonyms. Yet in the 20th century these two words came to be be used to distinguish the two major families of Orthodox churches that were estranged in the fifth century over the dilemma of how properly to understand Jesus’ divinity and his humanity. The Zohrab Center will inaugurate […]

Upcoming Event: 5th Annual Concelebrated Liturgy – Philadelphia Region

Please join us for the 5th Annual Oriental Orthodox Concelebrated Liturgy of the Philadelphia Region.   Hosted by: St. George Coptic Orthodox Church 411 Dekalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401   Participating Churches: Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church Coptic Orthodox Church Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Malankara-Syriac Orthodox Church Syriac Orthodox Church Knanaya-Syriac […]

SCOOCH Clergy Participate in Consecration of Ethiopian Tabots

Bronx, NY – On the evening of Thursday, August 24, 2017, the clergy and faithful of the Ethiopian Orthodox Archdiocese of New York gathered at the historic Holy Trinity Cathedral in the Bronx to consecrate a pair of tabots – sacred altar stones, without which a church’s altar is not […]

Father Peter Farrington on Orthodoxy & Heterodoxy

Holmdel, NJ – On June 24, 2017, noted theologian Fr. Peter Farrington of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the UK spoke to an audience of youth and clergy on the subject of Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy at the Sixth Annual SCOOYA Youth Conference.  SCOOCH invites you to view the video of […]