Matthew the Poor


Born
in Benha, elKaliobia, Egypt
September 20, 1919

Died
June 08, 2006

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(Arabic: متى المسكين)
Father Matta El-Meskeen (Maskeen or Maskine ; translated as Matthew the Poor ), born Youssef Eskander (September 20, 1919 - June 8, 2006), was a Coptic Orthodox monk and spiritual father of 130 monks in the Monastery of St. Macarius the Great at Scetis in Wadi Natrun, Egypt. He is considered by many to be a renowned Orthodox theologian, and was an author of voluminous texts on numerous topics, including biblical exegesis, ecclesiastical rites, and other spiritual and theological matters (181 books, besides hundreds of journal articles).
Father Matta is celebrated by many Copts as a reformer and a prominent figure in recent Coptic history. Following the repose of Pope Kyrillos VI in 1971, Father Matta and two others (Bishops Samuel and Sheno
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“Christ does not intend just to hear our pious prayers and worship; but He intends to intervene in our schooling, our fights with others, our problems with the government, our problems at work, and everything else. He is the great architect and builder of our lives—in the little things just as much as in the big.”
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