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Letter from Taybeh: Christmas Greetings but still stuck in America

Christ is Born!! Glorify Him!!! Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and his name shall be called  Emmanuel”(which means, God with us). Matthew 1:24 Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, I wish you a blessed Holy Christmas celebration! I sat in front of my computer screen many times to come up with something inspirational to share but I am ... 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 »

Letter from Taybeh: Settlers put Taybeh land on fire

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, I have survived the Israeli security check one more time in safely returning to the village.  My prayer is for peace and stability so that I may organize the Taybeh Oktoberfest, September 19 & 20, 2015 in accordance with our non-violent action. In a brief conversation with the Mayor of Taybeh, Mr. Nadim Barakat, I was surprised ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: Return to Taybeh and the burning of a church in Tiberias by Jewish Settlers

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, I was very blessed on my last day in Boston to hear who Fr. Christopher Metropolis, the new president of Hellenic College/Holy Cross calls “a living legend”, His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware speaking on “Divine Compassion and the Icon” sponsored by St. Catherine’s Vision.  But I was so nervous about traveling back home to the Holy Land ... 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 »

Letter From Taybeh: A Blessed Mother’s Day 2015

Christ is Risen!  Truly He is Risen! Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, As I am having a beautiful Mother’s Day in Boston, I must wish all of the beloved mothers I know and the beautiful women who are like mothers to others, a blessed Happy Mother’s Day.  It is also the day we can remember and pray for all ... 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 »