His Grace
Bishop Abraham

Auxiliary Bishop for Diakonia


His Grace Bishop Abraham (previously Fr. Ishak Azmy Boules) was born on October 11, 1965 and lived in Egypt where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Commerce and Accounting in 1987. Immediately following his graduation, he was ordained as a consecrated deacon in the Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Services and served in Cairo from 1988 until 1997. During this time, he was an active deacon and servant in the Church of St. Mary in Masarra, Shoubra, Cairo.

On May 31, 2001, His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, along with then Bishop Serapion, ordained him as a celibate priest for the St. Paul Brotherhood in which he served until 2016. On March 14, 2016, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion elevated him to the priestly dignity of Hegumen before he was tonsured as a monk in St. Antony Monastery in Yermo, California.

On June 12, 2016, he was consecrated as the Auxiliary Bishop for Diakonia in the Diocese of Los Angeles by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II at the Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Mary in Zeitoun, Cairo.

He currently oversees Diakonia (i.e., Social Services) within the Diocese of Los Angeles under the auspices of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion.

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    Ordained Celibate Priest

    on May 31, 2001 for the St. Paul Brotherhood order of celibate clergy

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    Elevated to Hegumen

    on March 14, 2016 at the hands of His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion at the St. Paul Brotherhood

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    Tonsured as a Monk

    on May 8, 2016 by His Grace Bishop Sarabamon at the Monastery of Abba Antony in Yermo, CA

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    Consecrated as Auxiliary Bishop

    on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the Cathedral of the Holy Virgin Mary in Zeitoun, Egypt by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II

Photos of Bishop Abraham

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