This liturgy was initially written by Saint Mark the Apostle and was later reordered and arranged by St. Cyril of Alexanderia in the fifth century.
This liturgy is used in the Coptic church during its fasts.
The Higher Institute of Coptic Studies recorded this Liturgy in the 1990s with all its beautify Coptic hymns. The priest serving in this liturgy is Fr. Matthias Nasr.