H. G. Bishop Makkar

Bishop of Elsharkia & the 10th of Ramadan,
Sharkia, Egypt

His Eminence Bishop Makkar was born on November 11, 1961 AD, in the city of Tanta, which belongs to the Gharbia Governorate in Egypt. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with excellent grades in 1983. He began his service work at the Church of the Virgin Mary in Tanta, and participated in the Sunday School Service for elementary levels. Then he assumed the rank of service secretary, that is, he was responsible for the role assigned to each church servant, which later lead him to monastic life on July 11, 1994 AD. He joined the Baramous Monastery in Wadi al-Natrun, and was ordained a priest in November 2001.