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Inside of St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church
 

St. George Church was closed in 1985 for 16 years. The Church reopened on the Sunday of Thomas, 27 April 2003. This Sunday is the Sunday following Pascha (Easter).

Inside the Church in a movie Feb. 20, 2005

We thank all the people who contributed prayers, time, effort, and money for the past several years. The number of people is very large. There is not room to begin to name a significant portion of these generous people.

Many new items were needed. Almost every item had to be replaced. Further, Abouna Firas Boutros Khoury Diab did much of the construction, repair and maintainence work. Further, when he could not do the physical work, he was the overseer of the work, the purchaser of the materials, and the hirer, supervisor, and payer of the workers. Also, he also obtained the approval of the civil authorities of Zababdeh.

2008

2008 - For Nativity, two new items: a Cross and a Nativity cave. The Cross is 120 centimeters tall (1.31 yards) and 80 centimeters wide (0.87 yards). The Nativity cave is large.

 
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2007

New Liturgical Book stand, new prayer books for the people, three new light fixtures (candelabra), carpet, and 10 new ikons in late 2007

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2005

Altar area in May 2005

Priest blessing the olive and palm branches
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2004 and 2005

In June, 2004, benches were purchased. (These benches are shown.) In Nov., 2005, benches were donated by the Melkite Church in Ramallah.
The original benches were over 100 years old and were unsafe. They were simple benches, just wood on which to sit.
These benches should last a hundred years.

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2004

New Liturgical Book and it's Stand in July, 2004

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2003

New Altar in April 2003

New Altar and new Preparation Table New Altar New Altar with Abouna Firas New Altar with Abouna Firas
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Some of these pictures were taken by Abouna Firas Khoury Diab and his family.
Some of these pictures were taken by Marthame and Elizabeth Sanders. Their Web site is Salt of the Earth - Palestinian Christians in the Northern West Bank.


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.
Abouna's Business Card Side 1 and Abouna's Business Card Side 2 If Run-time error "91" appears, click End, then the document will appear.
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