Bishop gives Staten Islanders hope in anticipation of Coptic Christmas Day on Tuesday

Bishop gives Staten Islanders hope in anticipation of Coptic Christmas Day on Tuesday

Bishop David delivered a message of hope in anticipation of the Coptic Orthodox Church Christmas celebration on Tuesday. The words were especially meant to inspire the friends and relatives in Egypt of parishioners of Coptic Archangel Michael & St. Mena Church in Great Kills.

The bishop, known only by his first name, was consecrated last November as the head of the new Coptic Orthodox Diocese of New York and New England. He officiated at the Sunday morning liturgy on Dec. 22 at the Great Kills parish where nearly all of the roughly 600 parishioners are of Egyptian heritage.

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In a priestly life span that witnessed radical, ecclesial, cultural, political and economic changes. H.G. Bishop David has been a stalwart symbol of leader-servant of faith-filled tranquility, honest realism and gracious humility. Thank you your Grace for an emphatically pastoral and practical Feast of nativity message. Merry Christmas, happy and blessed New Year. Esmat & Irene

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