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A Summer Letter from Abuna Chacour to Pilgrims of Ibillin Friends

A Summer Letter from Abuna Chacour to Pilgrims of Ibillin Friends

 A Letter to all Pilgrims of Ibillin from Abuna Elias Chacour  Archbishop Emeritus of the Melkite Catholic Church of Akko, Haifa, Nazareth, and all Galilee                                                                                                                                                         6 July 2014 Friends, Brothers and Sisters. Are you still able to bear with me despite my long period of silence?

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Join a Pilgrimage to meet the Living Stones of Palestine/Israel

Join a Pilgrimage to meet the Living Stones of Palestine/Israel

Living Stones Pilgrimage: October 14-27, 2014 ~ Led by Rev. Joan Deming Registration is open!  If you’ve read Blood Brothers by Father Elias Chacour or followed the unique Mar Elias Schools he founded in Ibillin, Israel, don’t miss this opportunity!   For a study tour that’s more than a tourist

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A Christmas Tree in Biram, 2013

A Christmas Tree in Biram, 2013

 For First Time Since 1948, Christmas Tree Lit In Displaced Village http://www.imemc.org/article/66547 Thursday December 12, 2013 09:06 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Report For the first time since Israel was established in the historic land of Palestine, in 1948, and the resulting destruction and displacement

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A Play: We Belong to the Land

A Play: We Belong to the Land

We Belong to the Land: A Play Based on the Life of Palestinian Peacemaker, Archbishop Elias Chacour from John Quinlan PLUS  Click here to watch the play “We Belong to the Land” on Vimeo.  This video captures a performance on Thursday April 4, 2013 in Madison, WI of a

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Merry Christmas from Abuna Elias Chacour

Merry Christmas from Abuna Elias Chacour

  Christmas Newsletter 2013 Dear Friends, Pilgrims and Friends of MEEI, It is indeed difficult to express my admiration for your long-lasting fidelity and friendship to Mar Elias Educational Institutions in Ibillin, Galilee. With this message I want to wish you All a very happy Christmas and

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Archbishop Chacour in Philadelphia, December 2013

Archbishop Chacour in Philadelphia, December 2013

December 2 & 3, 2013 7:00 – 9:00pm each evening A Public Address by Archbishop Elias Chacour Please come, if you live nearby! If not, invite your friends who do. What are the Things that Make for Peace? Building Peace in the Midst of the Palestinian/Israeli Conflict

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Doubling Down for Peace – Triathlon Fundraiser

Doubling Down for Peace – Triathlon Fundraiser

He did it! Cranberry TriFest Triathlon:  $2,424 raised through 8/30! Now you can help reach the goal.  Click here to make your secure donation online. The Event:  Following his 2011-12 Hebrew College year in Israel, rabbinical student David Fainsilber committed himself to support grassroots organizations working for

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Laguna Beach & San Marino Visits April 14th by Archbishop Elias Chacour

Laguna Beach & San Marino Visits April 14th by Archbishop Elias Chacour

“What Are the Things That Make for Peace?” Peace advocate and author Archbishop Elias Chacour will speak at church gatherings in Laguna Beach and San Marino, CA on April 14, 2013. Archbishop Chacour was born in Palestine in 1939. He became a priest in the Melkite Greek Catholic

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Washington, DC Area Presentations by Abuna Elias Chacour – April 10-12, 2013

Washington, DC Area Presentations by Abuna Elias Chacour – April 10-12, 2013

“What Are the Things That Make for Peace?” Peace advocate and author Archbishop Elias Chacour will speak at church gatherings in the Washington, DC area April 10-12, 2013. Archbishop Chacour was born in Palestine in 1939. He became a priest in the Melkite Greek Catholic Church, which traces

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Abuna Elias Chacour’s Christmas Greetings!

Abuna Elias Chacour’s Christmas Greetings!

December 24, 2012 Dear Friends, Although I have kept silent too long from writing to you, that means in no way forgetting to pray with thanksgiving for your friendship and for your continued support to Pilgrims of Ibillin. I keep mentioning what you have done for the

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