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Candle Project - Items available for a Donation at St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church
 

The goal of the Candle Project is to employ several women with part-time work to hand-make natural, organic, traditional Palestinian candles to be used during religious services in a Church.

One type of natural, organic, handmade candle is produced. Wax and perfume are mixed. A 26 cm. rope is dipped 25 cm. into the wax/perfume mixure.
The materials are local, natural, and organic.
No chemicals are added. No cooking / heating over a fire is done.

Abouna Firas Khoury Diab learned how to make the candles used during religious services in the Orthrodox Church. Abouna Firas trained the women of the parish in this craft.

Usually, these Candles are only available locally. In special circumstances, Abouna Firas Khoury Diab will consider exporting these Candles. One negative in exporting these Candles is the high cost of transportation.

The exported Candles are only available by donation. The exported Candles are not for sale. No exported Candles have been sold. Further, there are no plans to sell exported Candles. One reason is the high cost of transportation would make the cost of the exported Candles so high that a cost conscious person would buy from other vendor.

Please consider a donation for these candles.
Donation Instructions

Two women were employed part-time in the Candle Project. Unfortunately, these candles did not find a market. Now, this project is on hold until a market is found.

For more information, please contact the following.

Votive CandlesPeace Candles
Medium   LargeMedium   Large

These pictures were taken by Abouna Firas Khoury Diab and his family.


St. George (Mar Giries) Melkite Greek Catholic Parish
Abouna Firas Boutros Khoury Diab
E-mail Address: Abouna Firas Boutros Khoury Diab,cure_zab@yahoo.com or Abouna Firas Boutros Khoury Diab, firas_khoury2002@yahoo.com
Skype Name: Doris Diab Doris_Diab, by e-mail please agree on a date and a time for a Skype Video Call
Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) plus 2 hours
Pacific Time (GMT minus 8 hours) in the United States of America is 10 hours behind Zababdeh Time, that is 2 a.m. Pacific Time is 12 noon Zababdeh Time, 12 noon Pacific Time is 10 p.m Zababdeh Time, 2 p.m. Pacific Time is 12 midnight Zabadeh Time, and 12 midnight Pacific Time is 10 a.m. the next day Zababdeh Time.
Usually, the best time to contact Abouna Firas is during his evening, that is from 7 p.m. - 12 p.m. during Zababdeh time.
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php#/profile.php?id=1032421184
Land telephone for the Church / Home: 2510894, from other countries including the U.S.: 011.970.4.2510894, from Jerusalem and Bethlehem: 04.2510894 (Code 970 is for Palestine National Authority and code 972 is for Israel. Both codes will work.)
Cell / Mobile telephone for Abouna Firas: 0599789282, from other countries including the U.S.: 011.970.599789282, (do not dial the area code and the 0), from Jerusalem and Bethlehem: 0599789282 (Code 970 is for Palestine National Authority and code 972 is for Israel. Both codes will work.)
Fax: None
Web site: St. George (Mar Giries) Melkite Greek Catholic Church, http://www.stgeorgeinzababdeh.com/
Mailing address: St. George Church, Zababdeh, Palestine National Authority
St. George Church does not have a street mailing address nor a Post Box Office mailing address.
Physical location: St. George Church is the Catholic Church on the main road.
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