Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States

Fr. Luka Edward Wassif

Departed: October 30, 2021


Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Graciously, O Lord, repose all their souls in the bosom of
our holy fathers Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.
(Divine Liturgy according to St. Basil)

H.G. Bishop Youannes ordained him priest on November 27, 1981and on December 10, 2000, H.G. Bishop Youssef elevated Fr. Luka to hegumen. He began his service in St. Paul Coptic Orthodox Church located in Tanta, Egypt. Then in 1993, he continued his service in St. Mary Coptic Orthodox Church of Roswell, GA. Fr. Luka is also served some of the smaller communities in Chattanooga, TN and Tallahassee, FL. Fr. Luka has been serving within the Diocese of the Southern United States for the past 28 years.

May the Lord repose his blessed soul in the paradise of joy.