Clergy

Father Felimon Mikhail was born in Fayoum, Egypt in 1939.

He earned a Medical Doctratein 1961 from Ain Shams University in Cairo, a Degree General Surgery in 1968, and finally specialized in Orthopedic Surgery in 1971. Until his ordination in 1972, he worked in the Egyptian Army as a surgeon and in Helwan Orthopedic Hospital in a suburb of Cairo. There, he served as a Sunday School teacher and later as the head of Sunday School at St. George Church in Manshiat El Sadr, Cairo.

He was ordained as a presbyter on November 19, 1972  and later as a Hegumen on September 19, 1975 by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. He served as a priest at St. Mary and St. Athanasius Church in Medinat Nasr, Cairo in 1972 to 1975. He later came to serve at St. Mark Church in Los Angeles from September 1975 to November 1977, before returning to his church in Cairo.

He remained in Cairo for nearly ten years until he came back to California in July 1986 to serve at Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church where he remains until this day. He has been instrumental in overseeing the Pope Shenouda III Coptic Seminary since it opened its doors in November 1989. He also helped in the establishment of other churches in Orange County. He is the Secretary of the Diocese Clergy Synod. This is only a fragment of what his accomplishments and services he has provided for the Diocese of Los Angeles.

Fr. Youhana Ibrahim was born in Egypt on September 7, 1956.

He earned a Medical Doctrate in 1979 from Ain Shams University. He practiced medicine and served churches in Luxor, Cairo and Oman for twenty years. He came to United States in 1999 and served at Archangel Michael Church in Santa Ana.

On June 30, 2002 His Grace Bishop Serapion ordained him presbyter to serve at Archangel Michael Church in Santa Ana.

Father Mark Hanna was born in Egypt on November 27, 1965. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business in 1989 from Ain Shams University.

He served for several years in St. George “Hamamat el Qoba” in Cairo as a Youth Leader and in Choir. He came to United States in 2001 and served at Archangel Michael Church in Santa Ana.

On November 27, 2011 His Grace Bishop Serapion ordained him presbyter to serve at Archangel Michael Church in Santa Ana.

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