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Biography of Hegumen Fr. Angilos Antoun PDF Print
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Saturday, 10 July 2021

ImageFather Angilos Antoun was born in Cairo on November 3, 1966. He served as an active and leader of the deacons and youth leader at St. Anthony Coptic Orthodox Church in Shoubra, Cairo, Egypt. Most of his service there involved the youth and their activities under the care of H.H. Pope Shenouda III. He graduated with a bachelor degree in 1989 and took courses from the Theology college. After serving 10 and half years in Egypt as a priest he immigrated with his wife and his kids on October 11th 2007, and he continued his service at St. Mina and St. Abanoub Coptic Orthodox Church in Dayton, OH and served both the cities of Dayton and Cincinnati. During this period, he was responsible for directing Sunday school services and curriculum.

Father Angilos Antoun was ordained into priesthood on June 15th, 1997 by the hands of H.H. Pope Shenouda III at the Cathedral of the Coptic Orthodox Church in Abasaia, Cairo Egypt. Father Angilos was inspired by his grandfathers and namesake, the Very Rev. Hegumen Fr. Ibrahim Attia, (who was the manager of the Theology college) The Very Rev. Hegumen Fr. Youssef Attia and his uncle The Very Rev. Hegumen Fr. Micheal Attia.

Since his arrival to Dayton in October of 2007, Fr. Angilos has been a vital part of the activities of youth. After 1 year, by the Grace of God, he, the board of deacons and by the generosity of the congregation, they built a new Church building. The opening of the Church was in July 2010. After the congregation and service grew more and more, and by the Leadership of H.G. Bishop Saraphim, Fr. Angilos, the board of deacons and by the generosity of the congregation, they built a new expansion project by the Grace of God. This building would serve as new Sunday School classrooms, Bishop Saraphim’s office, and a Multi-Purpose gym. The Opening of the St. Anthony Multi-Service Center was on September 11th, 2021 on The Feast of the Martyrs which is the Beginning of the New Coptic Year.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 12 September 2021 )