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Letters from Taybeh: Pascal Greetings 2017

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, The Miracle of the Holy Fire arrived in Taybeh from the Holy City of Jerusalem (via Ramallah) with our cousin Ibrahim and his son Philip approximately at 5:30 pm in the afternoon on this Great and Holy Saturday! A most glorious ecumenical celebration and scouts parade led to placing the flame on the altar of Saint George Greek Orthodox ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: A Day of Irony and Tragedy

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, Across America everyone celebrated Thanksgiving and since I am still in the USA, I pray and hope you had a blessed Happy Thanksgiving weekend. We give glory to God for all things! I am personally thankful for the hope Christ offers with all of our struggles. Today was the Feast Day of St. Philoumenos, ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Stuck in America and Shocked

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, As I stared at my key board for over a month, I could not seem to write a word about the terrible conditions in Israel/Palestine.  I am simply just shocked.  It is September 28, 2000 all over again when the 2nd uprising started. People are fed up and cannot tolerate occupation anymore.  The non-violent action ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Wishing you a Blessed Ecclesial New Year

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 »

Letters From Taybeh: Have a blessed Holy Pentecost ‏

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, I pray and hope all of you are well and will continue to have all of God’s blessings. I would like to share with you some personal news that one of the happiest moments as a parent is seeing my son Dr. Constantine David Khoury graduate today here in Miami from Ross University Medical School. ... Read More »

Letters from Taybeh: See the Miracle of the Holy Fire

    By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. Although I am in Boston finishing a very blessed Lenten book tour with Christina books, my eyes are turned to Jerusalem and my heart is in my husband’s Palestinian Christian village of Taybeh.  However, this year I will see the greatest of all miracles, the Miracle of the Holy Fire, the same ... Read More »

A Blessed Lent during these difficult days‏

Dear Friends of Saint George of Taybeh, I sincerely wish all of you a most blessed Holy Great Lenten journey with your beautiful families and church communities.  It is amazing that this sacred and most holy time of year just sneaked upon us so fast with some awful very unholy things happening all around the world.  May our Lord have ... Read More »