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Description

Coptic Reader is a mobile application that contains the liturgical text, rites, psalmodies, hymns, melodies, services, and sacraments of the Coptic Orthodox Church. See below for a full list of included content. Coptic Reader is not simply a text reader but rather it dynamically creates each document/service according to the rites of the current day, or selected day/feast. Coptic Reader builds each document on the fly with all appropriate hymns, rites and instructions to take the guess work out of the order of a church service.

Coptic Reader can generate documents in a combination of English, Arabic, and Coptic and supports both English and Arabic as the application interface language. Coptic Reader is fully customizable and allows you to show/hide different liturgical roles (i.e., Priest, Deacon, and Congregation), inaudible prayers, rubrics/comments, and languages.

You may choose between different graphical themes as well as change the document text size. A presentation mode is also supported that allows you to project the content in your church for a complete experience. The application also allows you to control which saint or archangel commemorations will be shown in doxologies, hymns, responses, and other prayers for your church's intercessors.

Content List:
- Complete Bible including Coptic New Testament and Deuterocanonical books
- Book of Hours (Agpeya)
- Holy Psalmody including Midnight Praises, Vesper Praises, Morning Praises (Standard, Koiahk, Nativity, Theophany, Great Fast, Pentecostal, including all festal psalies)
- Antiphonary (Difnar)
- Divine Liturgies with integrated Service of the Deacons (St. Basil, St.Gregory, and St. Cyril, as well as Vespers and Matins service)
- Katameros (Sundays, Weekdays, Great Fast, Pentecostal, and feasts)
- Synaxarion
- Distribution Melodies
- Unction of the Sick
- Baptism Prayers
- Crowning and Engagement Prayers
- Pascha Prayers
- Prostration Prayers
- Liturgy of the Waters (Lakkan)
- Veneration
- Funerals (Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Monks, Memorials, and Prayer at the Tomb)
- Consecrations (Church, Vessels, Censers, Icons, Baptistery, Ordinations, Reception of a New Priest, and Home Blessing)

For more information about Coptic Reader, visit: http://suscopts.org/wiki/Coptic_Reader

Please direct any comments or questions to:
copticreader@suscopts.org
https://www.facebook.com/CopticReader

What’s New

Version 2.90

- Added doxology for St. Catherine
- Added Third Watos Friday Koiahk Lobsh
- Added Koiahk Watos Praise after Friday Theotokia
- Added St. Augustine and St. Monica doxology
- Added Arabic text for prayers after communion in the Agpeya
- Added "Amen. Lord Have Mercy (3x)" before "Yes We Ask You" in Gregorian Liturgy.
- Added expositions
- Changed English for Praxis Response for Ascension and Pentecost
- Fixed incorrect English verses for Psali Adam for Entrance of the Lord into Egypt
- Changed references to the marriage of Jacob to Leah and Rachel in Crowning to "in his marriage.
- Added Synaxarion entries for the Grand Opening of the Cathedral of the Nativity and the Arrival of the Relics of the Coptic Martyrs of Libya.
- Added new synaxarion entry on Hathor 9 for the consecration of the Great Cathedral in Abbasia
- Corrected Psalm Coptic for Psalm of Tuesday of 7th week of the Great Fast
- Added Arabic text for the Synaxarion entry for St. Didymus the Blind on Paone 6
- Added new melody for Hosanna Sunday
- Added missing doxologies to index
- Added procession of incense for all Thanksgiving Prayers
- Removed Veneration link from Raising of Incense during the Great Fast
- Revised Arabic for Agpeya Midnight Hour
- English update to verse in melody for the 2nd week of the Great Fast
- Fixed Arabic of Exodus 36:1
- Added psalies menu to Index
- Fixed Arabic verse in Songs 8:5
- Updated English conclusion response for Great Fast weekends
- Fixed response for St. Macarius in the Hymn of the Intercessions
- Corrected Matins gospel ending for Procession of the Cross
- Minor change to Great Fast weekday concluding canon
- Corrected Matins gospel ending for Procession of the Cross
- Major changes to Standard Adam Sunday Psali and Psali Watos for the Virgin Mary
- Fixed departure date of St. Malatius the Confessor in Arabic text of Synaxarion on 18th of Meshir
- Added missing Arabic of Songs 7:13
- Miscellaneous other typos and grammatical corrections

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
627 Ratings

627 Ratings

Αρτέμιος ,

labour of love

We are praying for those who are behind this great program, that God may reward them hundred folds,
This program has helped all Copts everywhere to turn their home into a church, it caused our houses became houses of prayers.
“For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister”

Mike2nv ,

Happy but a bit of a bug

My wife decided to purchase the liturgies under her account, and as we have family sharing turned on, I thought that it would show up on my device. She ended up purchasing the liturgies and the hymns ($15) but it didn’t show up on either devices. Is it possible to rectify this matter by the developer??

Other than that we love the app.

Amira💕 ,

Really Good

I love the Coptic Reader it’s really user friendly, would love if it could give the option to rotate landscape and also to zoom in and out, but otherwise really wonderful, thank you

App Privacy

The developer, Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern USA, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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