Our Bishop

His Grace Bishop Antony

His Grace Bishop Antony entered the monastic life in 1981 at the Anba Bishoy Monastery where he was ordained as a monk on 29th of March 1981 and priest by the name of Father Axious El Anba Bishoy on 9th of September 1984. Then he started his mission in Switzerland and later the Republic of Ireland and the British Isles. On 11th of June 1995 His Holiness Pope Shenouda III ordained Father Axious as a Bishop by the name of Bishop Antony to be the first Bishop of the Coptic Diocese of Ireland, Scotland, North East England and its affiliated regions.