Arncliffe, NSW - St Mark's Coptic Orthodox

Year Built: 1906

Denomination: Copic Orthodox

Address: 72 Wollongong Road, Arncliffe, New South Wales, 2205

Previous Denomination: Uniting

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Gweagal, Bidjigal and Cadigal people

Last Updated: 14/03/2024

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone reads, This memorial stone was laid by Mrs Marian Davies July 21 1906. A further Foundation stone reads, " This Foundation stone was laid by His Excellency Admiral Sir Harry Rawson GG3 Governor of NSW July 21 1906".

A further foundation stone reads "The God of heaven, He will prosper us therefore we his servants will rise and build Neh 2:20 This Foundation Stone of St Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral was laid down by his Holiness the Pontiff Pope Abba Shenouda III Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of The See of St Mark and the Coptic Church World Wide 16th of Baramouda 1696 St Mark's Day 8th May 1980".


This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1998 - Father Augustinos Nada
2003 - Father Jonathan Ishak
2012 - Father Mark Basliy
2016 - Father Elijah Iskander
2016 - Father David Shehata
2016 - Father Anthony Sharkawi
2023 - Father Jacob Magdy
2024 - Father Michael Fanous


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


1. Church website.