Celebrate the first Coptic Orthodox liturgy in Lima – Peru

With the grace of God and the prayers of His Grace Bishop Youssef, H.G. Bishop Youssef has sent Fr. Andraws El Anthony to Peru in order to celebrate the first Coptic Orthodox liturgy in the country. The Holy liturgy was celebrated in the house of Mr. Victor Magdy and was attented by over 30 local Peruvians (members of the family of his wife). On this day we also baptized his daughter Maria Fe. On the second day of Fr. Andraws visit, the Egyptian Ambasador in Peru (Mr. Ahmed Salama) invited us to celebrated the Holy Liturgy within the Embassy itself. Attending this litturgy was: The Bishop of the Anglican Church in Peru (Monseñor H. William Godfrey and his wife), a representative of a local prayer association praying for the world, a peruvian family and members of the egyptian community living in Peru (Mr. Mina Bassily the consul of Egypt in Peru, Mr. Victor Magdy, Mr. Emad Ghobran and his wife Roxanna, Mr. Ashraf Mikhail). We would like to thank everyone for their hospitality and we are looking forward the establishment of a permanent service and church within this country.

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