Father Theodosius

Father Theodosius


Name at Birth: Rateb Fouad Abdel Malaksps


Date of Birth: 11/2/1942


Family Address: Souhag


Education: Secretarial Studies, Assuit, graduation grade- Excellent


Theological study: Seminary, Evening sessions

Occupation before monasticism: Employee at the civil aviation authority

Father of confession before monasticism: Father Aqladeus – St. Mary Chuch – Old Cairo

Date of arrival at the monastery: 03/11/1969

Date accepted as a monk student: 28/12/1969

Date became a priest: 19/11/1971 (at Ezbaweya)

Date promoted to archpriest: 03/01/1978 (at the monastery)

Father of confession after he became a monk: Bishop Sarabamoun – abbot of the Monastery of St. Bishoy

Responsibilities inside the monastery: overseeing the retreat house

Service outside the monastery: Secretary to H.H. Pope Shenouda III supervising the institute of Didymus for coptic hymns

Passed away on: February 10th 2013 at 2:30 p.m., at the Angelo American hospital in Cairo. Bishop Sarabamoun- abbot of the Monastery of St. Bishoy participated in the funeral prayers along with monks from El Baramous Monastery, St. Marimina Monastery, and St. Bishoy Monastery.


May the Lord rest his soul in peace at the kingdom of heaven, and may the lord help us complete our days on earth in peace as he has assisted Father Theodosius


His Funneral