New Appointments at the Diocese

I am pleased to announce that effective immediately, we have made the following appointments within the Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa:

Dr. Maged Mousa as the General Director of EpiscoCare

Dr. Maged is a medical doctor and comes to the Diocese with great experience as the Director of a geriatric centre from 1993-2006 and the General Director of the Upper Egypt Society for Education and Development from 2006-2013. He is also a member of the National Union of NGO’s. Under the restructuring of EpiscoCare, he is responsible for managing the four directors within EpiscoCare: Training & Quality, Development, Human Resources, and Finances, as well as relating to the Directors of the Episcopal Training Centre and Refuge Egypt. His email address is:

Ms. Gihane Kolta as the Director of Development within EpiscoCare

Ms. Gihane comes to the Diocese with 6 years of experience as the Director of Education for the Upper Egypt Society for Education, implementing educational and early childhood development projects in Upper Egypt. She holds degrees in Education and in French, and has worked in Egypt, Lebanon, France and Spain. Her email address is:

Mr. Chris Rupke as the Director of Refuge Egypt

Mr. Rupke is volunteering for the Diocese and brings 35 years of experience in the development of all Canadian contract operations in the municipal and industrial fields of pollution control and water treatment, as well as 7 years of working in Sudan implementing water, sanitation, heath and livelihood projects for the European Union and the Canadian Government. His email address is:

Mrs. Beverly Rupke as the Manager of the Diocesan Guest House

Mrs. Rupke returns to volunteer for the Diocese after 11 years of working in northern Sudan and 3 years in South Sudan, and having worked as the Dean’s Secretary and Joint Relief Ministries between 1994 and 1998. She says “It is a joy to be back here.” Her email address is:

Chris and Beverly are pictured below with Bishop Mouneer and Mrs Nancy, His Excellency David Drake, the Canadian Ambassaor, and fellow Canadians working at the Diocese: Dr. Sherif and Mrs. Mary-Lou Hanna, and Mr. John and Anne Span.


Ms. Silvia Wagih Grace as the Coordinator in the Diocesan Partnership Office

Ms. Silvia comes with 5 years of studies in media and communications, and 3 years of experience working in Public Relations. She is excited to be working with the Diocese and says, “This job is about people and about helping those in need; that’s what I’ve always wanted to do…to be in a job to make lives better, giving a hand for the helpless.”  Ms. Silvia will work alongside Ms. Rosie Fyfe in the Diocesan Partnership Office. Her email address is:

Mr. Wagdi Roubil Ayad as the Site Manager for the Cathedral and Diocese

Mr. Wagdi is responsible to supervise the workers who maintain the Cathedral and Diocesan compound. In addition, he is responsible for researching and purchasing. He has over 30 years of experience in working in the financial arena including as an accountant, loans operator, and bank supervisor. His email address is:


We praise the Lord for bringing these servants to the Diocese, and we pray for them, using the words from the Book of Common Prayer: “Heavenly Father, whose blessed Son came not to be served but to serve: Bless all who, following in his steps, give themselves to the service of others; that with wisdom, patience, and courage, they may minister in his Name to the suffering, the friendless, and the needy; for the love of him who laid down his life for us, your Son our Savior Jesus Christ, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.


Please pray for them all.

+ Mouneer Egypt
The Most Rev. Dr. Mouneer Hanna Anis
Bishop of the Episcopal / Anglican Diocese of Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa
President Bishop of the Episcopal / Anglican Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East

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