'Abd al-Masīḥ Ṣalīb al-Masū'dī was ordained a monk by his uncle, 'Abd al-Masīḥ al-Kabīr, in 1874.
He served at the Paromeos Monastery at Wadi El Natrun and was summoned by Pope Cyril V of Alexandria to assist in the administration of the church in Cairo . He learned Hebrew, Syriac, Greek, and Coptic and became a prolific writer. His best known work is his interpretation of the Epact.
He died at the age of eighty-seven.
In addition to his work, above, he wrote:
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