FrThomasRizkallah-259x300Fr. Thomas Rizkallah was born in Egypt on October 30,1939.

He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from Assiut University in Egypt and worked as an Assistant Professor at the same university for 5 years. He also worked in Paris, France from 1969-1976.

Upon returning to Egypt, he served in Assiut from 1976-1992. He came to California in 1992 and was ordained presbyter by His Grace Bishop Serapion on June 10, 2001.







FrPaulNashaat1-207x300Fr. Paul Elias Abdelmesih was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1984.

He earned a Bachelor Degree Of Civil Engineering from Zagazig University, Egypt in 2006. For 10 years, he worked in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with several construction companies.

He served as a Sunday School teacher and Youth Servant at Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church in Sporting, Alexandria; he also served during his years in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

On June 18, 2017, His Grace Metropolitan Serapion ordained him presbyter at Saint Mary Magdalene Coptic Orthodox Church in Palm Desert, California.