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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.

“1 Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the fish’s belly. 2 And he said: “I cried out to the Lord because of my affliction, And He answered me. “Out of the belly of Sheol I cried, And You heard my voice.” Jonah 2:1-2 (NKJV)

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About us

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.

St. Demiana

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.

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“Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” Says the Lord of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such blessing That there will not be room enough to receive it. ”

Malachi 3:10.