Welcome to Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church in San Diego, California.
St. Demiana’s church was established in 1987 in San Diego,CA was consecrated by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. St. Demiana Church is a coptic church in the Diocese of Los Angeles under the auspices of H.E. Metropolitan Serapion.
“20 But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the first fruits of those who have fallen asleep. 21 For since by man came death, by Man also came the resurrection of the dead. 22 For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ all shall be made alive.” 1 Corinthians 15:20-22
St. Demiana’s church would like to congratulate you all on the Feast of the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Our entire Christian faith hinges upon the importance of the resurrection of Jesus Christ, and the hope for a life after death. The resurrection of our Lord is the foundation of our faith; through faith in the working of God, we are spiritually resurrected with Jesus and are redeemed so that we may walk in a new way of life.
For additional details, please refer to Service Update – 05/01/2021
The Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church in San Diego was consecrated by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III on Friday, October 7th 1994.
During that time the Southern California area began to grow and His Holiness Pope Shenouda III enthroned His Grace Bishop Serapion as the Bishop of the Diocese of Los Angeles on December 23rd, 1995. Our Church became part of the Diocese of Los Angeles, Southern California and Hawaii. Read More.
Demiana loved to pray and read the holy books in the seclusion of her room. She often cried, while praying, as she felt the love of her Savior the Christ fill her little heart. Read More.