+ Father Bishoy Wassef ~ Saint Mark & Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church +
Father Bishoy Wassef
Father Bishoy Wassef was born Samy Fayez Wassef to a blessed Christian family in the city of Alexandria, Egypt.
He attained his Doctorate and graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine/ Surgery specialising in Nephrology from the University of Alexandria, Egypt in 1980.
He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Physicians in 2008 as a practicing general physician and one of only a handful of renal medicine specialists in Queensland - prior to his ordination.
Father Bishoy Wassef was ordained by H.G. Bishop Daniel El Antony on the Altar of Saint Mark and Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church (Strathpine) by the name of Bishoy - on the 7th of August, 2015.
Our Beloved and Blessed Father Bishoy, has also been appointed as Deputy Vicar of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Queensland on the 1st of August, 2020.
We Pray to Our Lord & Saviour Jesus Christ, to keep him for us and to continue to bless and strengthen his service and care of the Saint Mark & Saint George Coptic Orthodox Church and the wider community - for many more years to come.