Birth Name: Samir Paules Michael
Date of Birth: June 13, 1931 Assuit
Date of Monasticism: December 17, 1956.
Date of Priesthood: February 22, 1968 became hegoman on July 20, 1975.
Service outside monastery: he served at Ezbet Attrees-Embaba from 1966 – 1970, then to manage Saint Demiana’s monastery – Demiat_ from 1970 to 1972, served at Saint Mark church in Alexandria and Saint Mary church at Norbarya until 1975. He served at Abu Sefeen monastery, El Giza, and Saint Mary church, El Hawamdya, then to the Apostles church at Atfeh. He traveled to Om Dorman and Atbarah Dioceses in Sudan to help Anba Sarabamon from 1978 until 1987. Also served at El Ezbawya church (the monastery head quarter) in Cairo. He was and still a good heart loves all and serves all with his humble soul and simplicity.