Narkissos (Gammoh) of Nubia

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Archimandrite Narkissos (secular name Samer Gammoh) is archimandrite of the Church of Alexandria and Elected Metropolitan of Nubia.

Samer Gammoh was born in 1968 in Amman, Jordan, where he completed his schooling at the National Orthodox School.

He holds a degree from the Theological faculty of the Universtiy of Athens (1988-1992), where he also completed post-graduate studies in Dogmatic History (1992-1994).

Feburary 14, 1994 he was tonsured a monk on by the late Metropolitan Iakovos (Gkinis) of Nicaea. He was ordained Deacon by the same Metropolitan on 15 February 1994 and as Priest by Metropolitan Vartholomaios of Megara on 11 June 1994 at the Holy Cathedral of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Megara where he served for 16 consecutive years as Parish Priest and Preacher.

Seconded to the Patriarchate of Alexandria and All Africa by His Beatitude Theodoros II of Alexandria on 16 June 2009, he went on to serve at the Patriarchal Monastery of St Savvas the Sanctified where he lived and as Principal of the “St Athanasios” Pariarchal Academy in Alexandria.

At the same time he was Secretary for Arabic issues at the Chief Secretariat of the Patriarchate, Preacher and in charge of the catechetical work of the Arabic speaking parishes in Alexandria.

On 23rd November 2013 proposed by His Beatitude, he was unanimously elected as Metropolitan of Nubia.

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