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Church Building of St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church
 

One structure contains the church and the convent (Abouna's residence). The church and the convent have a connecting door between their adjoining wall. The Abouna lives in this residence. Abouna calls his residence by the name of "Convent".
The Cross and Bell Tower are part of the front wall of the church.

In 1985, St. George Church was closed for 16 years because the priest died. During that time, the entire building deteriorated. The entire building had to be rebuilt to current building standards. The building is now safe, usable and inhabitable.

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.

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.

Front Door with Abouna and the icon of St. George over the front door Front wall of St. George Church from the left Front wall of St. George Church from the right St. George Icon above the door
Front of Church with Abouna and the icon of St. George Left Front of Church Right Front of Church St. George Icon above the door
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Left section of the Front wall of St. George Church Right section of the Front wall of St. George Church Bell Tower
Left Front of Church Right Front of Church Bell Tower
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Church Front Wall Church Front Wall and Side Wall
Cross on the front wall is to the left
Church Side and Back Wall
Cross on the front wall is to the left
Door is to the connected Convent
Church Back Wall
Door is to the connected Convent
Church Front Wall Church Front Wall Church Side and Back Wall Church Front Wall
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Some of these pictures were taken by Abouna Firas Khoury Diab.
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, 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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