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Welcome to the website for St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church in Savage, Maryland. Our church was consecrated on October 14, 1994 by H.H. Pope Shenouda III, Pope of the  Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria, Egypt and the See of Saint Mark

The Coptic Church

Our Pope

Our Priest

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The Coptic Church

The Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria is the main Christian church in Egypt. The Church was established by Saint Mark the apostle (author of the Gospel of Mark) in 42 AD during his visit to Alexandria. The Church belongs to the Oriental Orthodox family of churches, along with the Eritrean, Armenian, Syrian, Indian, and Ethiopian Orthodox churches which formed a distinct church body after the Council of Chalcedon in 451 AD. Watch these videos to learn more about our church:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vrPIOOBU18
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk_ejeeEwJ0

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Our Pope

Pope Tawadrous II is the 118th Pope of Alexandria and the Patriarch of All Africa on the Holy Apostolic See of Saint Mark the Evangelist. He is the head of The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate. He has served as Pope of Alexandria since November 18, 2012, after his predecessor, Pope Shenouda, departed in peace on March 17, 2012.
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Our Priest Fr.Shenouda Ebied

Father Shenouda was ordained at Anba Bishoy Monastery on March 23, 2000 by Pope Shenouda III on Saint Joseph Church in Old Cairo. Father Shenouda received a Bachelor degree in Commerce in 1994. He also has a Diploma in Theology with honors and also a Diploma in Pastoral care with Honors. Father Shenouda has served  Churches of  the angel and Prince Tadros and Saint Joseph in ancient Cairo until Pope Tawadros II assign him to serve in the church of the Virgin Mary in Maryland.

 كانت رسامه ابونا شنوده في دير الانبا بيشوى العامر يوم  ٢٣ مارس، ٢٠٠٠على يد قداسه البابا شنوده الثالث على كنيسه يوسف النجار بمصر القديمه.حصل ابونا شنوده على بكالوريوس تجاره سنه ١٩٩٤. كما حصل على دبلومه في اللاهوت بتقدير امتياز و ايضا دبلومه في الرعايه بتقدير امتياز. هذا و قد خدم ابونا شنوده في كنائس الملاك القبلي و الامير تادرس و الفديس يوسف النجاري مصر القديمه الي ان كلفه قداسه  البابا تواضروس الثاني برعايه كنيسه العذراء مريم بمريلاند.