Fr. Bishoy Ray Ibrahim

Fr. Bishoy was born August 13. He grew up in Heliopolis, Cairo and received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He earned a diploma in management from the American University in Cairo in 1996, as well as a bachelor’s degree in Theological Studies from the Coptic Seminary in Cairo in 1998.

Before his ordination to the priesthood, Fr. Bishoy served as a youth servant and Sunday school teacher for the middle school and high school youth at Saint George & Saint Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church in Heliopolis. He also served with the Coptic clubs and the Middle School Youth Committee of the Bishopric of Youth.

Fr. Bishoy was ordained to the priesthood on September 9, 2001. Between 2004 and 2006, H.H. Pope Shenouda III delegated Fr. Bishoy to serve in Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio, as well as Modesto and Visalia, California for the Feasts of Nativity and Resurrection.

Fr. Bishoy has been serving at Saint Antonius Coptic Orthodox Church since March 29, 2007.


So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.
- 2 Cor 9:7.

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