Father Beshoy Dawood, was born on September 22, 1975 in Alexandria, Egypt.

He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Alexandria University in 1998 before going to work as a veterinarian until his ordination into the priesthood.

Throughout his early life, he attended and served at St. Mary and St. Cyril the Great Coptic Orthodox Church in Alexandria, Egypt before emigrating to the United States and serving at St. Demiana Coptic Orthodox Church in Bakersfield.

On October 4, 2015, he was ordained as presbyter for the Diocese to serve alongside Hegumen Father Daniel Azer Sous at St. Demiana Church in Bakersfield.