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Coptic Reader

By Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern USA

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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)

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What's New in Version 2.59

- NEW CONTENT: Added Nun Consecration prayers to the Ordination menu.
- Fixed readings on the 4th Sunday of Thoout when it lands on the 29th of the month.


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Customer Reviews


Nothing short of outstanding.
It would be great If we can add an option to collapse all psalms, readings, to simplify overview. Also in the 4 parts that makes a liturgy have at the end a jump point to take you to next part

God bless your work

This app is super easy to use and has everything you need for Coptic liturgies

Highly recommend the full version, very easy to navigate and has everything you need, including updates when applicable.


God bless all those working on reviewing, updating, and constantly improving the content.
I would request a new feature for a separate calendar section that shows all Coptic Fasts and Feats for the year and future years.

Coptic Reader
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.59
  • Size: 55.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Liturgies$9.99
  2. Praises$4.99
  3. Melodies and Distribution Hymns$4.99
  4. Crowning Prayers$1.99
  5. Unction of the Sick$1.99
  6. Baptism$1.99
  7. Antiphonary$4.99