Mahfouz was ordained and became Father Rueiss on the Feast of the Pentecost on Sunday June 18, 1989.The newly ordained priest has to spend 40 days after his ordination in a monastery. Father Rueiss went to the monastery of Anba Bishoy in Wadi Elnatron, Egypt.
His return to Toronto was on Sunday August 6, 1989, and he was received at St. Mark Church in Scarborough. His first Divine Liturgy was at St. Mark on Sunday August 13, 1989.
The Coptic Orthodox Sunday School Curriculum was created as a tool to help maintain our Orthodox faith.
The Servant’s Preparation Curriculum is a key tool to utilize for all Sunday School teaching.
These lessons will educate & equip the servants of Christ to better deal with the practical challenges that our children and youth face today.
Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of the Holy Apostolic See of Saint Mark the
Evangelist of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria