Adel Azer Bestavros

Teacher, Servant, and Family Patriarch

1924 - 2005

 

 

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Eulogies and Testimonials

 

Iconography

  • Icon depicting Deacon Adel Bestavros as a representative of all Coptic laymen unjustly jailed in 1981 by Anwar Sadat, alongside Bishop Bimen, Bishop Benyamin, and Father Tadros Malaty as representatives of the Coptic clergy.

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In Arabic

  • Encouraging Letters in Diaspora

    This article by Dr. Mina AbdelMalek was published in Sunday School Magazine in September 2004. It discusses a dimension of Deacon Adel Bestavros' service as it relates to his mentorship of Coptic youth studying abroad, away from their mother church.

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  • Eulogy by Bishop Pachomios

    This eulogy by Bishop Pachomios was delivered at the memorial service held for Deacon Adel Bestavros at St Mark Cathedral in Alexandria on February 19, 2005.

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  • The Deacon that Jesus  Loved

    This eulogy by Dr. Mina AbdelMalek was published in Sunday School Magazine in February 2005.

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  • My Spiritual Twin

    This eulogy is by Professor Youssef Ryad, Vice-President of ElRabta ElMorkosseya, and a lifelong friend of Adel Bestavros. 

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  • The Departure of a Knight

    This eulogy by Father Morcos Gabra, Pastor of St Mark Cathedral, was delivered at the memorial service held for Deacon Adel Bestavros at St Mark Cathedral in Alexandria on February 19, 2005.

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  • Eulogy by Secretary of the Lay Council of Alexandria

    This eulogy by Dr. Eissa Ibrahim Guirguis, Secretary of the Lay Council of Alexandria,  was delivered at the memorial service held for Deacon Adel Bestavros at St Mark Cathedral in Alexandria on February 19, 2005.

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  • Memorial Service Booklet
    A booklet comprising a compilation of pictures, eulogies and a transcript of one of Deacon Adel Bestavros' Holy Week Sermons. This booklet was distributed to friends and family at the Memorial Service held at St Mark Cathedral in Alexandria on February 19, 2005.
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