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2 02, 2021

The consecration of Christ the King Church, Tarshiha

2021-02-11T12:16:17+02:00February 2nd, 2021|Diocesan|

Today was an historic day in the Diocese of Jerusalem. For the first time since the establishment of Israel in 1948, a brand new Episcopal church has been consecrated in the Holy Land: Christ the King Church Tarshiha in Upper Galilee, near the Lebanese border. At noon, Archbishop Suheil Dawani, Bishop Hosam Naoum, and diocesan clergy gathered with Fr. Hatim Jiriys and representatives from his congregation for a moving service of consecration for the beautiful new building. Over the past three years, the parish has partnered with congregations in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria, who have generously contributed towards the construction [...]

20 01, 2021

The Diocese of Jerusalem and the Diocese of Southwark in England sign Historic Covenant Agreement

2021-01-25T13:24:16+02:00January 20th, 2021|Diocesan|

The Diocese of Jerusalem and the Diocese of Southwark in England met together online to sign an historic Covenant Agreement, formalizing a Companion Relationship between the two dioceses. Following their worship together in noonday prayer, Archbishop Suheil Dawani and Bishop Christopher Chessun signed the agreement, which commits the two dioceses to deepening their relationship with each other in prayer, spiritual reflection, theological education, mutual support, and pilgrimage. The event was broadcast live on YouTube and can be viewed at: https://youtu.be/OwvdnvXLz84

11 01, 2021

Christmas greetings between the Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem

2021-01-25T13:26:06+02:00January 11th, 2021|Diocesan|

Because of lockdown restrictions, today's annual exchange of Christmas greetings between the Patriarchs and Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem was smaller and had to be done virtually. Nevertheless, the shared messages of hope in our celebration of Christ's birth at Christmas time were no less heartfelt, as were the expressed wishes for a Happy New Year, one in which we see an end of the pandemic and a new commitment by the nations of the world to work for a just and lasting peace here in the land where Jesus was born.

25 08, 2016

Welcoming members of St Paul’s Church, Shefa’amr to St George’s Cathedral

2016-09-15T17:06:19+03:00August 25th, 2016|Diocesan, Parishes|

Archbishop Suheil and Dean Hosam welcomed the Rev Fuad Dagher and members of St Paul’s Church, Shefa’amr to St George’s Cathedral.

23 08, 2016

Meeting with Ahliyyah schools

2016-09-15T17:20:01+03:00August 23rd, 2016|Diocesan, Education|

On 23 August 2016, at the start of the new 2016-2017 academic year, Archbishop Suheil Dawani and Canon Fa’eq Haddad met staff at The Ahliyyah School for Girls, the Bishop’s School for Boys, and the Ahliyyah and Bishop’s Kindergarten. The meeting was hosted by the director, Mrs. Haifa Najjar, and members of the school’s board also attended.

12 07, 2016

A visit from the Reformed Church in America

2016-09-16T07:46:35+03:00July 12th, 2016|Diocesan, Ecumenical|

Peter Makari brought a delegation of members from the Reformed Church in America to meet The Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, The Most Reverend Suheil Dawani. During their meeting they discussed the development of a future relationship between The Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem and the Reformed Church in America.

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