19 10, 2021

Archbisop Hosam Naoum presides over the Eucharist and preaches at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Boston

2021-10-21T13:00:53+03:00October 19th, 2021|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over the Eucharist at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Boston in the State of Massachusetts, on the morning of the twenty-first Sunday after Pentacost (the twentieth Sunday after Trinity) on October 17th, 2021. Also present in the service were the Very Rev’d Amy McCreath, the Dean of the Cathedral, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, the Chaplain of the Archbishop, and other clergy from the Cathedral. During the service Dean McCreath welcomed Bishop Naoum, and presented him with some gifts, and announced that the collection from the service will [...]

17 10, 2021

Archbisop Hosam Naoum meets with the Board of Trustees of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem in Boston

2021-10-21T12:51:31+03:00October 17th, 2021|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, accompanied by Rev’d Canon Don Binder, his chaplain, met with the Board of Trustees of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ), and with Mr. John Lent, the Executive Director of AFEDJ, on Friday October 15th, 2021, in Boston in the State of Massachusetts. Bishop Gregory Rickel, the Bishop of Olympia, and the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the AFEDJ, welcomed Bishop Naoum on his first visit to the USA after his installation. Bishop Naoum thanked the Excecutive Director, the Board of Trustees, [...]

14 10, 2021

Under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum a fundraising event was held in Boston, Massachusetts

2021-10-20T11:23:06+03:00October 14th, 2021|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem (AFEDJ) organised a special event to support the Diocese of Jerusalem, under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral in Boston in the State of Massachusetts, on Thursday October 14th, 2021. Bishop Alan Gates, the Bishop of Massachusetts, and the Very Rev’d Amy McCreath, the Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, were present and welcomed Bishop Naoum, expressing how happy they are to welcome his Grace. Also present in the event were, Bishop Gregory Rickel, the Bishop of [...]

8 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum participates in the inauguration service for the Province of Alexandria in Cairo

2021-10-20T10:28:30+03:00October 8th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, participated in the thanksgiving service at All Saints Episcopal Cathedral in Al Zamalek- Cairo, celebrating the inauguration of the Province of Alexandria on Friday, October 8th, 2021. Archbishop Sami Fawzi, the Primate of the new Province, presided over the service, while Archbishop Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury and the head of the Anglican Communion, preached and announced the new Province of Alexandria. Which is the forty-first province in the Anglican Communion, and was established on May 20th, 2020, but the service was postponed because of the [...]

8 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum meets with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Primate of the new Province of Alexandria in Cairo

2021-10-19T15:40:06+03:00October 8th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, arrived in Cairo, the capital city of Egypt, accompanied by his Chaplain Rev’d Canon Don Binder, on Thursday night, to participate in the inaugural ceremony for the Anglican Province of Alexandria, which was established recently. While there, Bishop Naoum met with Archbishop Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, and Archbishop Sami Fawzi, the Primate of the Province of Alexandria, on Friday Morning, October 08th, 2021. In their meeting they discussed the situation in the Middle East, and the Christian presence in it, and the ministry of the [...]

6 10, 2021

The Anglican Evangelical School celebrates its sixty-seventh anniversary

2021-10-19T15:32:46+03:00October 6th, 2021|Diocesan, Education|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Evangelical Episcopal School, and the Evangelical Home for girls in Ramallah celebrated their sixty seventh anniversary, on Wednesday October 6th, 2021. Rev’d Fadi Diab, Sister Najah Rantisi, Mr. Iyad Rafidi, the Head of the School, Mr. Giovanni Anbar, members of the Board of Directors, administrative and educational faculty and staff were also present. The School administration held a lunch to celebrate the occasion, during which some Thanksgiving hymns were sung, since the occasion always coincides with Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday. Rev’d Diab gave [...]

6 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum joins in a meeting with the Archbishop of Canterbury and representatives of the Evangelical Churches in Lebanon

2021-10-19T15:13:19+03:00October 6th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Dr. Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, joined Archbishop Dr. Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, on a Zoom meeting on Wednesday October 6th, 2021.Archbishop Michael Lewis, the Primate of the Province of Jerusalem and the Middle East, Archdeacon Imad Zorob, Rev’d Dr. Habib Badr, Rev’d Joseph Kassab, and Rev’d Dr. Edgard Traboulsi were also present in the meeting. Archbishop Welby was not able to visit Lebanon, therefore he met with representatives from the Anglican and Evangelical Churches via Zoom, to inquire about the current situation in Lebanon. He listened attentively to all, [...]

6 10, 2021

The Episcopal Technological and Vocational Training Centre in Ramallah graduates a group of students under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum

2021-10-19T15:23:33+03:00October 6th, 2021|Diocesan, Education|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, The Episcopal Technological and Vocational Training Centre (ETVTC) in Ramallah celebrated the graduation of thirty four participants of different ages from the culinary course on Wednesday October 6th, 2021. Rev’d Fadi Diab, Sister Najah Rantisi, Mr. Giovanni Anbar, the Head of the Centre, Mr. Munjed Alhuseini, Mr. Iyad Rafidi, the head of the Episcopal Anglican School in Ramallah, Mr. Yousef Shilan, a representative from the Lutheran Word Federation (LWF), and members of the Board of Directors were present. The ETVTC in association with [...]

3 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum Celebrates Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday and Administers the Sacrament of Confirmation at the Redeemer Church in Amman

2021-10-05T15:15:05+03:00October 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over a celebratory Eucharist at the Redeemer Church in Amman, to celebrate Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday and Confirm by the Laying of Hands thirty young adults on Sunday Evening October 3rd, 2021. Rev’d Canon Faeq Haddad, the Rector of the parish, a group of Diocesan Clergy, families of the confirmands, and many parishioners attended the service. Bishop Naoum said in his sermon: “This evening, on Thanksgiving Sunday, we gather to offer our thanks to God for God's blessings, mercies and guidance.” "Today, we especially thank God for our [...]

3 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum Celebrates Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday at the Cathedral in Jerusalem

2021-10-05T14:58:53+03:00October 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over a Eucharistic service celebrating Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday, at St. George the Martyr’s Cathedral in Jerusalem, on Sunday morning October 3rd,2021. As did all the parishes of the Diocese of Jerusalem, according to the Diocese custom, to celebrate it on the first Sunday of October. In his sermon, Bishop Naoum highlited the virtue of thanksgiving. Explaining the different ways and forms of giving. Emphasising that when we give to others or to the church, we must give abundantly, give with a happy heart, and give despite our [...]

1 10, 2021

ArchArchbshop Hosam Naoum celebrates the Anniversary of the Dedication of the Church in Nazareth, and Confirms Twenty Parishioners

2021-10-05T14:39:13+03:00October 1st, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over a celebratory Eucharist at the Christ Anglican Church in Nazareth on Friday October 1st, 2021. Rev’d Nael Abu Rahmoun, the Vicar of the parish, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher, Rev’d Emad Daibes, and Rev’d Wadie Far, were present in the service. The Eucharist was to celebrate the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the dedication of the church, by Bishop Samuel Gobat. In the service, Bishop Naoum confirmed twenty young parishioners as well. It is also worth mentioning that on October 1st, 1871, on [...]

1 10, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum joins in Welcoming the New Apostolic Nuncio

2021-10-01T13:03:18+03:00October 1st, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem joins in welcoming the new Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Adolfo Tito Yllana in his official entrance to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Thursday September 30th, 2021. Rev'd Canon Don Binder, and Rev'd Wadie Far accompanied Bishop Naoum. The Heads of the Churches in Jerusalem, clergy, monks, nuns, and laity all gathered at the Latin Patriarchate, and processed towards the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, where Fr. Francesco Patton, the Custos of the Holy Land, welcomed Bishop Yllana. After a special service, the Apostolic Nuncio gave his official [...]

27 09, 2021

Archbishop Hosam’s 2021 Thanksgiving Day Letter

2021-09-27T15:29:23+03:00September 27th, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Translation Follows↓ Thanksgiving (Harvest) Sunday--3 October, 2021 “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18, NRSV) Grace and peace to you all, Sisters and Brothers in Christ! We have just had a new year filled with blessings and gifts from our Heavenly Father. Yet we have also had many challenges throughout this past year and have endured loss and pain. However, the life of Christians who have built their faith in Jesus, the Rock of Ages, is filled with hope even in the midst of pain and [...]

26 09, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum visits Saviour’s Church in Acre and Presides over the Eucharist on Sunday 26 Sept, 2021

2021-09-28T12:41:25+03:00September 26th, 2021|Diocesan|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Rev’d Emad Daibes, the rector of the Saviour’s Episcopal Church in Acre, welcomed Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, and his wife Rafa and their family at the Acre Episcopal Church on Sunday Evening September 26th, 2021, on his first Episcopal visit to the city after his installation. Archimandrite Philitios, the rector of the Greek Orthodox Church, and Fr. Tawfeeq Bu Mirie, the rector of the Roman Catholic Church, a group of Diocesan Clergy, and members of the parish in Acre, and different Anglican Parishes were present as well. The reception commenced with a [...]

22 09, 2021

Archbishop Naoum issues Appeal for Repairs of St. Peter’s, Jaffa

2021-09-23T13:14:40+03:00September 22nd, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Naoum issues Appeal for Repairs of St. Peter’s, Jaffa Today, Archbishop Hosam Naoum and his staff met Fr. Kevin and Jen Cable at St. Peter’s, Jaffa, to inspect the historic church in preparation for repairs and renovations. While church services there dwindled after the War of 1948, finally ending in the 1980s, Fr. Kevin and Jen have newly arrived in Jaffa to take charge of its reopening. Their ministry will be to the Anglican presence in Jaffa-Tel Aviv, which consists mostly of the diplomatic staff of embassies in countries where the Anglican Communion is [...]

12 09, 2021

Canon Don Binder preaches at St. George’s on the Anniversary of 9/11

2021-09-27T15:52:25+03:00September 12th, 2021|Diocesan, Sermons and papers|

Sermon Preached at St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem September 12, 2021 Proper 19, Year B The Reverend Canon Donald D. Binder, PhD This morning I would like to take a point of personal privilege to reflect with you for a few moments on the commemoration of a tragic event that was not only significant for my family and nation, but indeed for the entire world. I am speaking, of course, about the cataclysmic events of September 11th, 2001, which took place exactly twenty years ago yesterday. My family and I had just moved to Northern Virginia, a mere 25 kilometers southwest [...]

18 05, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum Statement on the Eruption of violence throughout the Holy Land

2021-09-06T12:59:13+03:00May 18th, 2021|Diocesan|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—MAY 17, 2021 Statement on the Eruption of Violence throughout the Holy Land The Most Reverend Hosam E. Naoum Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem Over the past week, we have seen the rapid escalation of violence throughout the Holy Land: in the air attacks launched against Gaza and Central Israel, in the rioting between extremists in ethnically mixed cities, and in the continuing conflicts between protesters and police over the pending evictions in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, of which St. George’s Cathedral is a part. It is particularly disheartening that this violence erupted out of police disrespect of [...]

10 03, 2021

Archbishop Suheil Dawani and Bishop Hosam Naoum Meet with US Head of Palestinian Affairs

2021-03-11T10:57:19+02:00March 10th, 2021|Diocesan, Society|

This morning, Archbishop Suheil and Bishop Hosam met for the first time with the newly appointed US Head of Palestinian Affairs, Mr. George Noll. Over the course of an hour, the three had a wide-ranging conversation, covering such topics as the diminishing Christian presence in the Holy Land, the important work of our Diocesan charitable institutions, and the financial challenges brought on by the year-long pandemic. For his part, Mr. Noll highlighted some changes of policy that are moving forward under the new administration of President Joe Biden. These include the restoration of humanitarian aide to Palestinian-led healthcare institutions, and [...]

24 02, 2021

St. George’s College Lenten Program Premieres

2021-02-25T11:08:14+02:00February 24th, 2021|Diocesan, Diocesan, Education, Education|

Nearly 500 churches or individuals from around the world have registered to take the Lenten program, "A River through the Desert: A Lent Pilgrimage," recently published by Dean Richard Sewell of St. George's College. Tonight, we were privileged to have the Dean himself lead the first session of this series for a portion of the Cathedral's expat congregation. We look forward to meeting together over these next several weeks during this season of special devotion, and we hope that the many others going through this program are deepening their faith with the help of this spiritually enriching curriculum!

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