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WELCOME

Welcome to Saint Verena Coptic Orthodox Church, in New Port Richey, Florida; a church in the Diocese of the Southern United States, under the guidance of His Grace Bishop Youssef and served by Father Aghathon Saleh and Father Pigol Hanna

New Church Building Meeting

We are very excited to be announcing about a new expansion to our church.  The new church building that will be built will enable us to expand the church services.

To find out more information please watch the video below and come to the meeting on Friday June 4th, 2021 at 7:00pm

We will be having dinner together, and discussing your inputs regarding the new building and what you would like to see in it, and to answer any questions you might have regarding it.

There will be a Choir presentation of the 1st and 2nd Grade.

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HIS HOLINESS POPE TAWADROS II

His Holiness Pope Tawadros II was born Wagih Sobhy Baky Soliman on November 4th, 1952 in Mansoura. His father was an irrigation engineer and his family moved around during his childhood from Mansoura to Sohag and then to Damanhour......

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HIS GRACE BISHOP YOUSSEF

Listening to the call of the Lord Jesus Christ, His Grace Bishop Youssef entered the monastic life in 1986 at the El-Souryan Monastery. He was ordained into the priesthood in 1988. Then in 1989, he came to the United States under the auspices of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, the 117th Pope of the Holy See of St. Mark.....

Clergy

FR. AGHATHON SALEH

Fr. Aghathon Saleh is the priest for St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Church located in New Port Richey, FL. H.G. Bishop Youssef, with the presence of H.G. Bishop Cosman, ordained him priest on May 31, 2009. He began his service in St. Mary & St. Mina Coptic Orthodox Church located in Clearwater, FL.


In 2011, H.G. Bishop Youssef asked him to serve in St. Verena Coptic Orthodox in New Port Richey, FL.

We pray that the Lord will continue blessing his service

FR. PIGOL HANNA

Fr. Pigol Hanna is the priest of St. Verena Coptic Orthodox Chruch located in New Port Richey, FL.  H.G. Bishop Youssef, with the presence of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion, H.G. Bishop Basil, and H.G. Bishop Gregory, ordained him priest on February 23rd, 2020.

 

Fr. Pigol has been serving within the Diocese of the Southern United States since February 23rd, 2020

 

We pray that the Lord will continue blessing his service 

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