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Letter from Taybeh: With Prayers and Greetings from the Holy Land on the 25th March 2016

25th March - Feast of the Annunciation and Greek Independence

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, Today is such a big day in Greece (my birthplace) that I must wish all of my Greek friends a Happy Greek Independence Day and its an even bigger day for Orthodoxy to wish everyone a blessed Holy Annunciation celebration. For our many friends across the world who are celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord, please accept our sincere ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Lenten Greetings 2016

A Palestinian from the community of Al-Hadidya in the Jordan Valley herds livestock. Struggling to survive on the land, Al-Hadidiya is an example of a community at the sharp end of life in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, I pray and hope all of you will have a blessed Holy Great Lenten journey filled with many fruits of the Holy Spirit. I started the Holy Great Lenten Journey in the best possible manner on Clean Monday lighting candles at the 4th century ruins of St George and staring down at the Jordan ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Wishing you a Blessed Ecclesial New Year

Taybeh - Palestine

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, We hope you will have a blessed and happy new ecclesiastical year filled with many fruits of the Holy Spirit.  A few days a bit late with our good wishes for our friends on the new calendar but a bit too early for our friends on the old.  Either way, please know how much we appreciate your ... Read More »

Christmas Greetings from Taybeh

Taybeh - Palestine

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, It is that special holy time of year where we can truly be transformed by the Birth of our Lord Jesus no matter what oppressed conditions we might be experiencing. We are promised a new beginning. Read More »