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History of St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church and of Zababdeh
 

These documents and photograph tell and show the History of St. George Melkite Greek Catholic Church and of Zababdeh.

  • History of St. George Church
  • History of Zabadeh
  • Photograph of Fifth Century Byzantine Church
  • Zababedh 3 Abouna Firas Khoury Diab with a younger sister can be seen running in front of the camera about 4:30. (Abouna is about 16 / 17 years old.) This begins the Melkite section. The next priest is Abouna Firas' grandfather, Abouna Stephanos (Stephen) Khoury Diab, with his wife, Abouna Firas' grandmother, and thier daughter-in-law, Abouna Firas' mother. About 1983, the Latin Catholic Abouna / priest was given a video camera. He is learning how to use the camera. From the mid 1930s to 1985, Abouna Stephanos (Stephen) Khoury Diab was the pastor of St. George Parish. For about fifty years, he was a faithful village priest to his people. What Abouna Stephanos said on this video can be translated as "I have served my Lord, Jesus Christ, for 53 years." The Melkite section ends about 5:30. This video is on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tK1bIa-pA8.

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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