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David the Prophet & St Karas
Coptic Orthodox Church
PO Box 570
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey 07417

Our Priest
Name:  The Reverend Father Peter Rofail

Status:  Married to Mariana Shoukry and blessed with 3 children

Children: Jack, Daniel & Andrew 

After Egypt:  Rev. Fr. Peter and his wife Mariana immigrated to the United States in 1998

Heritage:  Rev. Fr. Peter is the son of Father Elkomos Benjamin Haleem Rofail

Education:  Rev. Fr. Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Monofia University, Egypt (1997) and a Master’s Degree in Accounting from New Jersey City University

Ordination:  Rev. Fr. Peter was ordained as a Presbyter (Priest) and consecrated to the altar of David the Prophet & St. Karas Coptic Orthodox Church on February 16, 2017, by His Holiness Pope Tawadros II in Cairo, Egypt at the Cathedral of St. Mark the Evangelist, Abassiya, Egypt

Service History:  Rev. Fr. Peter served as a Deacon and a Servant at the Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mark, Jersey City, NJ 1998 to 2006

Rev. Fr. Peter also served as a Deacon, Secretary of the Sunday School Service, and a Member of the Board of Deacons of St. Moses and St. Abraam Coptic Orthodox Church in Piscataway, NJ from 2007 to 2016

Rev. Fr. Peter served as a Deacon, and a servant at David the Prophet & St. 
Karas Coptic Orthodox Church from July 2016 till his ordination

Contact: Phone # 732-735-4874