His name was Abd Elmeseh Bishara El qasis, was born at El Mahala El kobra on May 2nd, 1923. His uncle is Pope Makarious III, was teaching English at high school, then ordained a monk on Sunday September 7, 1958. He was named Makarious, later bishop Thaophilous ordained him priest with father Youhana Ibrahim on May 17, 1959. Then he put on charge of the monastery to manage it, so everybody loved him. He was promoted to hegomain on May 27, 1962. On September 9, 1962 Pope Kyrelos VI ordained him a bishop to serve Bani Souif and Bahnasa
cities. He was the first bishop during the time of anba Thaophilous. He was known of the Coptic Church books knowledge, humble, monasticism and missionary lover since his early youth hood. During Pentecost day, June 18, 1978, was promoted to metropolitan by Pope Shenoda III. He reposed in Christ on November 16, 2000.