Monk: Yousef El Syrian
Name at Birth: Shaker Hanna Salama
Date of Birth: 09/08/1908
Place of Birth: Al Motyaa Village- Assuit
Church qualifications: Didymus Institute for memorizing hymns
His order in the Monastery by year: 1947 AD
Date of Monasticism: 5/8/1947 AD- 29 Epip 1663 St..
His duties in the monastery: opening and closing the ancient door of the monastery to visitors – ringing the bell during the sunset and midnight prayers - responsible for teaching hymns & praises and the Coptic language to brothers requesting monasticism
In year 1983, he served at Ezbet Atries, and was responsible for the Monastery endowments until 05/01/1984
His distinct virtues: love - giving - the seriousness and commitment – tolerance - simplicity and humility - forgiveness - continuous Prayer - impartiality and asceticism
Date of his departure: dawn on Monday 25/10/1993 - 15 Paopi 1710 St.