Father Auchana Kanoun son of Shamso Kanoun, a native of Tal Arbosh, Khabour Syria, was born in 1947. In 1966 Father Auchana received his high school diploma. Then, in 1970 he received a superior diploma in the French language from Paris. He was ordained a deacon in 1982 and later a priest in Sweden in 1986.
In 1997 he received his Masters degree in Theology from the University of San Francisco.
Father Auchana Kanoun is well known for his vocal ability, and performance of the ancient Eastern Melodies. He is a devoted priest and father with a God given vocal talent.