SAINT MARK

He is the writer of the Gospel according to St. Mark. This is believed to be the first Gospel to be written among the Canonical four Gospels.*  He is one of the Seventy Apostles of the Lord Jesus Christ and the Founder and First Patriarch of the Apostolic See of Alexandria, Egypt. To know more about him and the foundation of the Church of Alexandria, you may read the following book:

THE BEHOLDER OF GOD
MARK THE EVANGELIST
SAINT AND MARTYR

BY
HIS HOLINESS
POPE SHENOUDA III
THE 117 Th. PATRIARCH
OF THE SEE OF ST. MARK THE EVANGELIST

A CONCISE ENGLISH TRANSLATION
OF THE FOURTH EDITION
TRANSLATED BY
SAMIR F. MIKHAIL, MD.
MAGED S. MIKHAIL, MD.
ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL COPTIC
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* For more details see “The Gospel according to St. Mark, a Study, Explanation and Commentary on the First and Oldest Gospel” in Arabic By Fr. Matthew the Poor, a publication of the Monastery of St. Makarius the Great, 1996, Cairo, Egypt.