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Mission & Charity

St. Mary's supports or contributes to a number of causes around the world and at home. To find out more, including how to get involved, please select a region from the tabs below.

 

St. Mary's supports or contributes to a number of causes around the world and at home. To find out more, including how to get involved, please select a region from the tabs below.

 

India

St. Mary's supports the missionary work of a British Orthodox monk (who wishes to remain nameless) working in the Indian Himalayas. Father follows a traditional Orthodox missionary lifestyle, living long-term among people of various faiths. While there he cares for orphans, and helps the poor and the sick. Father also often hosts people from around the world coming for retreat and to serve with him.

If you wish to contribute financially, please make cheques payable to "St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church", and write "Indian ministry" in the memo field.

South Africa

St. Mary's supports the missionary work of H.G. Bishop Antonious Markos, bishop of African Affairs. For more information:

see: http://www.copticafrica.org/,
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Watch or listen to the talk His Grace gave to our church at the bottom of this page.

For more information about going to Africa, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. His Grace, or check back here later for information about a possible church trip.

To support financially, make cheques payable to "St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church", and write "African ministry" in the memo field. Used computers--especially laptops--are also needed.

Read His Grace's book, Come Across And Help Us.


His Grace's talk to our Church (the audio recording starts slightly earlier than the video):
listen

Egypt

St. Mary's Church supports the poor in Egypt through His Grace Bishop Reweiss, the general bishop. If you wish to contribute financially, please make cheques payable to "St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church", and write "poor in Egypt" in the memo field.