Father John Ghaly was born in Egypt. Father John was a professor before he was called to the priesthood. His Eminence Metropolitan Serapion accompanied by His Grace Bishop Abraham and His Grace Bishop Kyrillos ordained him as Full Deacon on June 15, 2018, during the monthly clergy meeting and then ordained him as Presbyter on July 1, 2018, to serve at St. George Coptic Orthodox Church in Bellflower, California. In June 2021, Father John began to serve at St. Macarius the Great in Santa Maria, California.
Ordained: July 1, 2018