St. Mark Festival
Coptic Curriculum Videos
Welcome to St. Mark Festival
Diocese of the Southern United States
What is St. Mark Festival?
Spiritual Competition among the Coptic Churches: Study Spiritual subjects and get tested on them; as well as competitions in sports, computer, research, etc.
Organized by the Bishopric of Youth: Always had competitions, then started St. Mark's Festival to include churches all over Egypt
Started in Egypt first
Coptic Churches in other countries started participating later
The churches in the USA and Canada started participating in 2009
Purpose of the Festival
Unity of all the members of the church; a
ll the members of the Coptic C
hurch are doing the same activity all over the world.
Spiritual Benefits: Bible Study, Church History, Dogma, Rituals and lives of Saints; as well as learning the Coptic language and church hymns.
This year it has the theme
Hold Fast What You Have
The Festival in the Southern Diocese of the United States
The following regions participating in the festival:
Tennessee / Georgia
Texas / Arizona
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