HG Bishop Mina

St. Mary & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church is guided under the auspices of His Grace Bishop Mina of the Diocese of Mississauga, Vancouver, and Western Canada. Bishop Mina lived for numerous years in Edmonton, before being ordained a monk. By the grace of God, he returned to Canada to shepherd the churches of western Canada.

 

 

  

 

Fr. Rewis Rofaiel

The church is shepherded by the loving fatherhood of Fr. Rewis. He was ordained a priest on St. George Church, Zagazig on March 19, 1999, the Feast of the Cross, by His Grace Bishop Yacoubos, the late bishop of Zagazig. Fr. Rewis has served St. Mary & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Edmonton since November 2000. May the Lord keep him for many years to come.

 

 

 

 

 

Fr. Youhanna Farag

Fr. Youhanna was ordained a priest to the altar of St. Mary & St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Edmonton on August 9, 2015. He was the first priest ordained by the laying of hands of His Grace Bishop Mina in the Diocese of Mississauga, Vancouver, and Western Canada. May the Lord bless his service and grant him many years of priesthood to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deacon Youhanna Rizk

Deacon Youhanna was ordained a deacon at the church of St. Mary & St. Mark in Edmonton on March 25, 2015.

 

 

 

 

  

 

Deacon Stavros (Basil) Elyas

Deacon Stavros was ordained a deacon at the church of St. Mary & St. Mark in Edmonton on October 15, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sister Maria Mikhail

Tasony Maria was ordained a consecrated deaconess for the church of St. Mary & St. Mark in Edmonton in December 2013.  She serves as the Canadian Coptic Community Centre manager and is responsible for church communication.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Board of Deacons

The church elected board of deacons as of June 2016:

Secretary: Atif Shaker
Treasurer: Dawod Sabir
Members: Emad Mikhaiel, Basil Elyas, Fady Farag, Basma Farage

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