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Axios! Elevation of Fr. Bishoy Brownfield to the Rank of Hegumen

On Sunday, July 10, the Feast of St. Cyril the Pillar of the Faith, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos celebrated the Divine Liturgy for the feast at St. Cyril of Alexandria Coptic Orthodox Church in El Monte where they elevated the parish priest, the Reverend Father Bishoy Mikhail Brownfield, to the priestly dignity of Hegumen.

Father Bishoy Mikhail Brownfield served as a Sunday School teacher, youth leader and  deacon at St. Mark Church in Los Angeles for many years before being ordained a presbyter by His Holiness the Thrice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III on November 13, 1988. He served at St. George church in Bellflower, CA from 1988-2003 before beginning his service St. Cyril Church.

The children of the Diocese joyfully proclaim, “Axios!”