His name was Helmy Aziz, born on July 18, 1939, at Esna.
Graduated from the Faculty of Commerce 1959. Ordained a monk by the name of Pephnetious on February 7, 1965. Ordained priest on April 4, 1969, then hegoman on April 12, 1970. He wrote many spiritual and ritual books. Pope Shenoda nominated him to serve at Gerga Diocese on 1977. Ordained vice Bishop to assist Anba Athanasios, Bani Swif Metropolitan on June 18, 1978, by the name of Metaos, then General Bishop at Pentecost day May 25, 1980. Has been in charge of Old Cairo Churches for a period of time, in which he served everyone in love and humility, so everybody loved and respected him for his good deed. On Pentecost day June 6, 1993 became abbot of El Sourian monastery.