24 12, 2021

A service of Lessons and Carols at the Shepherd’s field in Beit Sahour.

2022-01-04T15:14:42+02:00December 24th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Interfaith|

A service of Lessons and Carols at the Shepherd's field in Beit Sahour. خدمة قراءات وترانيم في حقل الرعاة في بيت ساحور  

21 12, 2021

Christmas Greetings to the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem and Jordan hosted by His Majesty King Abdullah II in Amman.

2022-01-04T12:59:00+02:00December 21st, 2021|Diocesan, Interfaith|

Christmas Greetings to the Heads of Churches of Jerusalem and Jordan hosted by His Majesty King Abdullah II in Amman. معايدة جلالة الملك عبدالله الثاني حفظه الله ورعاه لرؤساء وممثلي الكنائس في القدس والاردن بمناسبة عيد الميلاد المجيد ورأس السنة ميلادية في قصر الحسينية- عمان.  

19 12, 2021

The Israeli president visits the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth

2021-12-23T13:43:06+02:00December 19th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Interfaith, Parishes, Society|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Isaac Herzog, the president of Israel, visited the city of Nazareth, where he was welcomed at the Municipality by Mr. Ali Salam, the Mayor of Nazareth, who also accompanied him to a visit to the English Hospital in Nazareth on the sade day Tuesday 14/12/2021. On the occasion of the Christmas celebrations, Mr. Herzog visited the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation, where he offered all Christians Christmas greetings. Present to welcome him were Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, Bishop Kyriakos, the Metropolitan of Nazareth and the Galilee, Fr. Rafic Nahra, the Patriarchal [...]

14 12, 2021

THE CHRISTMAS MESSAGE OF THE PATRIARCHS AND HEADS OF CHURCHES OF JERUSALEM 2021.

2021-12-14T15:22:38+02:00December 14th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Interfaith|

And the angel said to them, “Fear not; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people . . .” (Luke 2:10) We, the Patriarchs and Heads of Churches in Jerusalem, greet you in the same spirit with which the angel greeted the shepherds on Christmas Eve: a spirit of joy and hopeful expectation. As the angel went on to say, “for to you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:11). This blessed event in Bethlehem is precisely what we [...]

14 12, 2021

Statement on the Current Threat to the Christian Presence in the Holy Land.

2021-12-14T15:07:21+02:00December 14th, 2021|Interfaith, Parishes|

Throughout the Holy Land, Christians have become the target of frequent and sustained attacks by fringe radical groups. Since 2012 there have been countless incidents of physical and verbal assaults against priests and other clergy, attacks on Christian churches, with holy sites regularly vandalized and desecrated, and ongoing intimidation of local Christians who simply seek to worship freely and go about their daily lives. These tactics are being used by such radical groups in a systematic attempt to drive the Christian community out of Jerusalem and other parts of the Holy Land. We acknowledge with gratitude the declared commitment of [...]

10 12, 2021

An evening of Advent and Christmas hymns and meditations by Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher.

2021-12-23T12:40:43+02:00December 10th, 2021|Diocesan, Interfaith, Parishes, Prayers|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ With participation from the Arabic and English speaking congregations at St. George's Cathedral, and the family of St. George’s school - Jerusalem. أمسية ميلادية مع القس الكنن فؤاد داغر تخللها التأملات والصلوات مع الرعيتين العربية والاجنبية وأسرة مدرسة المطران في القدس.

6 12, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum presides over the Eucharist at All Saints Church – Beirut.

2021-12-06T14:45:58+02:00December 6th, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, concluded his first official and pastoral visit to Lebanon, by Presiding over the Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Advent at All Saints Episcopal Church in Beirut, on Sunday December 5th, 2021. Present in the service were Archdeacon Imad Zorob, the rector of the parish, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher, and members of the Arabic and English speaking congregations. At the beginning of service, Bishop Noum lit the second candle in the Advent wreath, wishing that the light of this candle will shine in our [...]

3 12, 2021

His Grace Archbishop Hosam Naoum visits his Excellency the President of the Lebanese Republic Michel Aoun.

2021-12-06T14:11:08+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ His Grace Archbishop Dr. Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, pays a private visit to his Excellency Michel Aoun, the Lebanese President, at Baabda Palace, leading a delegation from the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East, on Friday December 3rd, 2021. The delegation consisted of: Mrs. Rafa Qafiti Naoum, Archdeacon Imad Zorob, the Rector of All Saints Church- Beirut and the General Director of the Saint Luke Centre for people with disabilities- Beit Mirie, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, the Archbishop’s Chaplain, and Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher, the [...]

3 12, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum visits the Near East School of Theology in Beirut.

2021-12-06T13:19:52+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, visited the Near East School of Theology in Beirut on Thursday December 2nd, 2021. On his visit he was accompanied by his wife Mrs. Rafa Naoum, Archdeacon Imad Zorob, Rev’d Canon Don Binder, and Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher. Dr. George Sabra, the President and Academic Dean, welcomed the delegation, and congratulated Bishop Naoum on his installation several months ago. In the meeting they discussed many topics, amongst them were the partnership between the College and the Diocese of Jerusalem, future joint ministry, and the role of the Diocese [...]

3 12, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum meets with the congregations and vestry members of all Saints Church in Beirut.

2021-12-06T12:50:45+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, met with Archdeacon Imad Zorob, the rector of All Saints Church Beirut , and members of the vestries of the Arabic and English speaking congregations on Thursday December 2nd, 2021. Archdeacon Zorob welcomed Bishop and Mrs. Naoum, and wished them and the accompanying delegation a pleasant visit to Lebanon. Bishop Naoum listened attentively to members from both vestries as they explained the current situation in Lebanon, and the needs and aspirations of both congregations. Both Bishop and Mrs. Naoum offered words of encouragement. Bishop Naoum said: “today we [...]

3 12, 2021

2021-12-06T12:26:00+02:00December 3rd, 2021|Diocesan, Healthcare, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam commences his official and pastoral visit to Lebanon Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, arrived at Beirut the capital of Lebanon, on his first official and pastoral visit after his installation. He is accompanied by Mrs. Rafa Naoum, his wife, the Rev’d Canon Don Binder, his Chaplain, and the Rev’d Canon Fuad Dagher, on Thursday morning December 2nd, 2021. He began his program by visiting the St. Luke Center in Beirut. Where he was welcomed by Archdeacon Imad Zorob, the rector of All Saints Church Beirut and the General Manager of the [...]

30 11, 2021

The Vocations Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem holds a conference at St. George’s College.

2021-12-02T11:55:19+02:00November 30th, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes, Youth|

Arabic Article Follows ↓   Under the patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, the Vocations Committee of the Diocese of Jerusalem held a conference called “Discerning My Call in Jerusalem,” at St. George’s College in Jerusalem, that started on Thursday morning November 25th, and concluded its schedule on Saturday evening November 27th. This conference was designed to help young people to discern God's call to them, whether it is in ordained or lay ministry. Bishop Naoum welcomed the participants to the Cathedral Close, and he also welcomed those who joined the meetings via Zoom, expressing his [...]

29 11, 2021

The monthly clergy meeting with Archbishop Hosam Naoum via Zoom.

2021-12-01T13:38:32+02:00November 29th, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, met with the Diocesan clergy via Zoom on Monday November 29th, 2021. Rev’d Malcom Forest, the Rector of the English-Speaking Congregation at the Redeemer Church in Amman, opened the meeting with a prayer, then Archdeacon Imad Zorob , the Rector of All Saints Church in Beirut, offered a meditation on the challenges and hardships of the situation in Lebanon. Bishop Naoum thanked the clergy, and shared words of encouragement concerning the ministry in both parishes and institutions. He also convened a discussion to evaluate the Diocesan Synod that [...]

21 11, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum visits Tarshiha on Christ the King Sunday.

2021-11-29T09:15:17+02:00November 21st, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓   Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, pays a pastoral visit to Christ the King Church in Tarshiha in Galilee on Sunday, November 21st, 2021. Where he presided over the Eucharist for the first time at Tarshiha after his Installation. Present at the service were Rev’d Hatim Jiryis, the rector of the parish, and a group of Diocesan Clergy from Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Galilee, and members of the congregation. Rev’d Jiryis welcomed Bishop Naoum, the Clergy, and the congregation, and presented Bishop Naoum with an Oil Portrait of the Passion of Jesus, [...]

16 11, 2021

HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, visits the Baptismal Site in Jordan, and meets with some Religious Leaders.

2021-11-17T12:39:23+02:00November 16th, 2021|Diocesan, Interfaith, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ HRH Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and the heir apparent to the British throne, accompanied by his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, arrived on a visit to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, were His Majesty King Abdullah II, Her Majesty Queen Rania, and HRH Prince Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan welcomed them on Tuesday November 16th, 2021. Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, joined in welcoming HRH the Prince of Wales at the Baptismal Site, the Site of Jesus Christ's Baptism on the Eastern side of the Jordan River on that same day, with [...]

13 11, 2021

Under the Patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum the Arab Episcopal School in Irbid inaugurates the new High School building.

2021-11-16T12:15:14+02:00November 13th, 2021|Diocesan, Education|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Under the Patronage of Archbishop Hosam Naoum the Arab Episcopal School in Irbid, in the North of Jordan, inaugurated the new High School building on Saturday Morning, November 13, 2021. In the presence of Rev’d Canon Samir Esaied, the General Director of the school and the Rector of St. Mary’s Church, Rev’d Deacon Jameel Maher Khader, Dr. Husein Khasawneh, Director of Special Education at the Ministry of Education, Dr. Kasim Hmadneh, the Administrative Director at the Ministry of Education, Mrs. Sabah Zreikat, the head of the school, members of the board of directors, and administrative and [...]

12 11, 2021

Archbishop Hosam Naoum presides over a confirmation service at St. John the Baptist Church in Hosson.

2021-11-16T11:14:23+02:00November 12th, 2021|Diocesan, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over a celebratory Eucharist at St. John the Baptist Church in Hosson, in the North of Jordan, on Friday Morning, November 12th, 2021. Present in the service were Rev’d Canon Samir Esaied, the rector of the parish, Rev’d Deacon Jamil Maher Khader. In the service Bishop Naoum confirmed thirteen young adults from the parishes of St. John the Baptist in Hosson, and St. Mary’s in Irbid, by the Laying of Hands and anointing them with Chrism Oil after they have reaffirmed their Baptismal Vows in front [...]

11 11, 2021

The Diocese of Jerusalem concludes its Diocesan Synod (Majma) for the year 2021 on Wednesday 10/ 11/ 2021.

2021-11-12T10:17:42+02:00November 11th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Education, Healthcare, Interfaith, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, presided over the Diocesan Synod (Majma) of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem for the year 2021. Which was held via Zoom from the morning of Monday November 8th, until the evening of Wednesday November 10th, 2021. The theme for the Majma this year was “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. (John 10.10b).” The Majma included morning and evening prayers, hymns, meditations, Archbishop Hosam Naoum’s spiritual, pastoral, and administrative reports, the Majma' Secretary’s report, and the approval of the minutes of meeting of the [...]

9 11, 2021

The Diocese of Jerusalem commenced its Diocesan Synod (Majma) via Zoom.

2021-11-10T09:14:49+02:00November 9th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Education, Healthcare, Interfaith, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓ Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, opened the sessions of the Diocesan Majma of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem for the year 2021 via Zoom on Monday November 8th, 2021. The theme for the Majma this year is “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly. (John 10.10b)” At the beginning Archbishop Hosam welcomed all those in attendance, clergy, laity, and heads of institutions. Then Rev’d Wadie Far led the morning prayer, accompanied by Rev'd Deacon Jamil Maher Khader. At the end of the morning prayer Archdeacon Imad Zorob gave a [...]

6 11, 2021

The launching of the sixth Regional Bible Knowledge Competition in Nazareth.

2021-11-09T09:17:51+02:00November 6th, 2021|Diocesan, Ecumenical, Interfaith, Parishes|

Arabic Article Follows ↓   Archbishop Hosam Naoum, the Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem, participated in the launching event of the sixth Regional Bible Knowledge Competition along with some Bishops and Heads of the Churches at St. Anthony's centre in Nazareth on Friday evening November 5th, 2021. In the presence of an Ecumenical group of priests, nuns, and laity. Organising the competition is an administrative committee, compromised of a group of volunteers, and led by Mr. Nabil Totry, and in collaboration with The Annunciation Family Catholic Club, and under the patronage of the Eastern and Western Dioceses in the Country, the [...]

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