List of Coptic Orthodox Churches in Australia


List of Coptic Orthodox Churches in Australia

Diocese of Melbourne, West and South Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania

The Hierarch of this diocese is His Grace Suriel, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Melbourne, Victoria,Tasmania, ACT, South Australia, Western Australia, New Zealand and All Oceania. The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese and the priests that serve in each church: [cite web|url=http://www.melbcopts.org.au|title=Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Melbourne]


=Victoria=

*Diocese of Melbourne Headquarters & St Athanasius Church; Donvale
**Fr Antonious Guirguis
**Fr Paul Awad
* [http://oakleighcopts.org/ Archangel Michael & St. Anthony; Oakleigh]
**Fr Mina Rizkalla
**Fr Danial Ghabrial
*St. Bishoy & St. Shenouda; Bulleen
**Fr Mina Isaac
**Fr Shenouda Botros
*St. George; St. Albans
**Fr Thomas Abdelmalik
**Fr Peter Agaibi
**Fr Marcos Yassa
*St. Mark; Preston
**Fr Victor Rophael
**Fr Samuel Elias
**Fr Arsanious Saleeb
* [http://www.stmaryscopticchurchvic.org.au/ St. Mary; Kensington]
**Fr Tadros Sharobeem
**Fr Macarius Wahba
**Fr Habib-Girgis Younan
*St. Mary & St. Mercurious Abu Sefein; Coolaroo
* [http://www.stmina-stmarina.org.au/ St. Mina & St. Marina; Hallam]
**Fr Abanoub Attalla
**Fr Athanasius Attia
**Fr Timothaos Gabriel
*St. Verena & St. Bishoy; Carlton
**Fr Mark Attalla

Australian Capital Territory

* [http://www.stmarkact.org St Mark, Kaleen]
**Fr Abraam El-Baramousy

South Australia

* [http://www.sacopts.org.au St. Mary & St. Bishoy; Cowandilla]
**Fr Philobos Boghdady

Western Australia

*St. Mark & St. George; Wangara
**Fr Polycarpos El-Baramousy
* [http://www.angelfire.com/wa/wacopticchurch/ St. Mary & Archangel Michael, East Victoria Park]
**Fr Abraam Abdelmalik

Tasmania

*St. Demiana & St. Abraam; Newstead
**Fr Yowakim El-Baramousy

New Zealand

* [http://stmark.co.nz/ St. Mark; Auckland]
**Fr Bishoy Mikhael
*St. Mary & St Athanasius; Christchurch
**Fr Sourial Youssef
*Archangel Michael; Dunedin
**Fr Filimon El-Baramousy
*St Mary & St Mina; Wellington
**Fr Hedra El-Baramousy

Fiji

*St. Mark; Suva
**Fr Antony Lemuelu
*St. Mary; Tavenui
*St. Antony & St. Athanasius; Pacific Harbour

Pakistan

*St. Mark; Islamabad
**Fr Bishoy Safranaz
**Fr Anthony David John

Monastery of St Anthony, Heathcote, Victoria

The Monastery is situated on convert|150|acre|km2 of land. It is the first Coptic Monastery to be established in Australia. The monastery is currently under the direct jurisdiction of His Grace Bishop Suriel, Bishop of the Diocese of Melbourne & Affiliated regions. The Abbot of the monastery is the Bishop of the Diocese. There are a total of 4 monks who live and worship in the monastery:
*Fr Titus El-Baramousy
*Fr Matta El-Baramousy
*Fr Dawood El-Baramousy
*Fr Maximos El-Baramousy

Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory and All East Asia

Whose Hierarch is His Grace Daniel, Bishop of the Holy Diocese of Sydney, New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan and All East Asia.The following is a list of the churches under the Diocese and the priests serving in each church:

New South Wales

* [http://www.stmary.org.au St. Mary & St. Mina Cathedral; Bexley]
**Fr Samuel Guirguis
**Fr Estephanous El-Antouny
**Fr Mikhail Mikhail
**Fr Bassilious Gad
**Fr Youssef Fanous
*Anba Abraam & Pope Shenouda Coptic Centre; Long Point
**Fr Mina Discoros
**Fr Paula Elkomos Balamon
* [http://www.geocities.com/stabraam_frmikhael/ Anba Abraam & Fr. Mikhail El-Behery; Peakhurst]
**Fr Moussa Soliman
* [http://www.stbishoy.org.au Archangel Michael & St Bishoy; Mt Druitt]
**Fr Antonious Kaldas
**Fr Botros Morkos
**Fr Gabriel Yassa
**Fr Bishoy Botros
* [http://www.stanthony.org.au/ St. Antonious & St. Paula; Guildford]
**Fr Tadros Samaan
**Fr Shenouda Mansour
**Fr Suriel Hanna
* [http://www.noufercontact.blogspot.com/ St. Barbara & Abba Nofer the Hermit; Campbelltown]
**Fr Augustinos El-Antouny
* [http://www.saintgeorgechurch.org.au St. George; Kensington]
**Fr Markos Tawfik
**Fr Rafael Iskander
**Fr Matthew Attia
*St. George & Prince Tadros; Liverpool
**Fr Gawargios Ramandious
* [http://www.stdemiana.org.au St. Demiana & St. Athanasius; Punchbowl]
**Fr Hanna Gad
**Fr George Nakhil
* [http://www.stmark.com.au/ St. Mark; Arncliffe]
**Fr Yacoub Magdy
**Fr Augustinos Nada
**Fr Jonathan Ishak
* [http://www.abusefein.org.au St. Mary & St. Mercurius Abu Sefein; Rhodes]
**Fr Bishoy Yassa
**Fr Youhanna Bestawros
*St. Mary, St. Bakhomious & St. Shenouda; Kirrawee
**Fr Tadros El-Bakhoumi
**Fr Sharobim Sharobim
*St. Mary & St. Sidhom Bishay; Dural
**Fr Misael El-Antouny
*St. Mary & St. Marina; Llandilo
**Fr Louka Malik
*St. Paul & St. Ruweis; Collaroy
**Fr Makarios Ibrahim
* [http://www.saintabanoub.org.au/ The Apostles & St Abanoub; Blacktown]
**Fr Pavlos Hanna
**Fr Athanasius Ibrahim
**Fr Arsanius Barsoum
*St. Mary & St. George; Minmi
**Fr Isizorus El-Antouny
*St. Mary & St. John the Beloved; Wagga Wagga
**Fr Yustus Wasif
*St. Maximos & St. Domadios; Goulburn
*St. John the Baptist & Elijah the Prophet; Dubbo

Queensland

*St. Mary & St Joseph; Calamvale
**Fr David Mahrous
* [http://www.coptic.com.au St. Mina & St Antonious; Helensvale]
**Fr Yacoub El-Antouny
*St. Mark & St George; Strathpine
**Fr Moussa El-Antouny
*The Four Incorporeal Creatures Church; Bribie Island
*St. Mary & St Antonious Monastery; Beaudesert

Northern Territory

*St. Mary, St Moses the Mighty & St Takla Haimanot; Darwin

Japan

*St. George; Kagoshima
**Fr Thomas Kanazaki

Thailand

*St. Mark & St. George; Bangkok
**Fr Silwanis El-Antouny

Singapore

*St. Mark; Singapore

Hong Kong

* [http://hkcopticchurch.org/ St. Thomas;]

China

*St. Mary & Archangel Michael; Guangzhou

Malaysia

*St. Mary & St. Mark; Malacca
**Fr Joseph Sim

Monastery of St Shenouda the Archmandrite, Putty, New South Wales

The monastery is situated on a land of approximately convert|110|acre|km2. It is currently under the direct supervision of His Holiness Pope Shenouda III. The current Abbot of the monastery is Fr. Daniel El-Antony.There are a total of 5 monks who live and worship in the monastery:
*Fr Daniel El-Antony (Abbot)
*Fr Wissa El-Anba Bishoy
*Mk Shenouda El-Anba Bishoy
*Mk Theodore El-Anba Bishoy
*Mk Antony St Shenouti

External links

* [http://www.melbcopts.org.au Diocese of Melbourne]
* [http://www.coptic.org.au Diocese of Sydney]
* [http://www.ains.net.au/~johnh Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia (resource)]

References

* "The Coptic Orthodox Church of Australia 1969-1995", by Fr Matthew Attia, formally Mr Maged Attia


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