Our Bishop

His Grace Bishop Thomas is the Bishop of El-Qussia and Mair Diocese in Upper Egypt.  His grace became a monk in 1985 in the monastery of St. Pachomius, was ordained a priest in 1987, and became a bishop in November of 1988.  In 1999 he built the Anaphora Farm and Retreat Center just north of Cairo, where many of the monastic communities of the desert fathers lived 1500 years ago.