March 15, 2016

Summary of the Recent Elevations and Ordinations

The past month will be remembered as a unique time in the history of the Diocese in light of the various elevations and ordinations that have taken place. For those who missed the news, here is a summary: Elevation of Metropolitan Serapion Axios! The Reception of Metropolitan Serapion (March 8, 2016) New Biography page Announcing the Consecration of Two Auxiliary Bishops Hegumen Father Isaac Boulos and Hegumen Father Dr. John Paul Abdelsayed (March 14) Elevation of Four – …

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March 11, 2016

Axios! Elevation of Hegumen Fr. Shenouda Ghattas

In the Divine Liturgy for the March 2016 Clergy Meeting at St. Pope Kerollos VI Church, His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion laid hands upon and elevated Father Shenouda Ghattas to the priestly dignity of Hegumen. This was His Eminence’s first act of elevation after his own elevation to the episcopal dignity of Metropolitan on February 28, 2016. The Reverend Hegumen Father Shenouda was ordained as a presbyter by the Thrice-Blessed Pope Shenouda III of blessed memory – …

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