Coptic Bishop Youssef visits Diocesan Center
His Grace Youssef ,Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States visited the Diocesan Metropolitan His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius at our diocesan center on Monday, April 8, 2013. Bishop Youssef was accompanied by Hegomen (Archpriest) Fr. Bishoy George, Vicar of St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church, Bellaire (Houston), TX.
The Bishops exchanged gifts and thoughts about the similarities between the two churches as well as the monastic systems in both churches. The two prelates discussed ways in which the two churches could work together and especially in the common celebration of liturgy so as to strengthen the bonds of the dioceses of both churches here in America.
Very Rev. Gheevarghis Aroopala CorEpiscopa, Rev. Fr. John Gheevarghese , Rev. Fr. Mammen Mathew, Rev. Fr. V. C Varghese, Rev. Fr. Joshua George (Binoy Achen) ,Rev. Fr. Christopher Mathew , Rev. Fr. Mathew T. Mathew (Shaun Achen) , Mr.George Geevarughese and Mr. Baby Thomas were also joined Mar Eusebius Grace to welcome the special guests to the Diocesan Centre