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.
“3 Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. 5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day, 6 Nor of the pestilence that walks in darkness, Nor of the destruction that lays waste at noonday.” Psalm 91:3-6 (NKJV)
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Due to the increasing number of (COVID-19) cases statewide and the severity of the pandemic spreading around the county, it is now vital to limit social contact and avoid large gatherings.
Unfortunately, all onsite services including, Divine Liturgies, and gatherings are canceled effective this weekend. The church will provide further updates as they become available.
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.