• Story alerts
  • Letter to Editor
  • Pin it

Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church
360 North Granados Street, Solana Beach
858-635-2169, 858-259-2585

Cymbals crash in peppy rhythm. Huge clouds of incense roll through the nave. People line up in their stocking feet to receive the Host on their tongues. For four hours the adorable Father Mina Youssef celebrates the county's most spectacular liturgy at Saint Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church. Copts are Egypt's Christian minority. They cling tightly to Egypt's pre-Muslim past.

  • Story alerts
  • Letter to Editor
  • Pin it

More from SDReader

More from the web

Comments

Sign in to comment

Join our
newsletter list

Enter to win $25 at Broken Yolk Cafe

Each newsletter subscription
means another chance to win!

Close