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Oct 16-29, 2017 Pilgrimage Registration is Open!

Oct 16-29, 2017 Pilgrimage Registration is Open!

JOIN PILGRIMS OF IBILLIN TO MEET TODAY’S PEACEMAKERS IN PALESTINE AND ISRAEL! If you’re interested in meeting people more than exploring ancient ruins; if you want to walk where Jesus walked but also meet descendants of his neighbors and relatives; if you want behind-the-scenes exposure to the Israeli/Palestinian situation,

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Easter Greetings from Abuna Elias Chacour!

Abuna Chacour's Easter GreetingRead more

Christmas Greetings from Abuna Elias Chacour

Christmas Greetings from Abuna Elias Chacour
Merry Christmas, from Pilgrims of Ibillin and Abuna ChacourRead more

After 4 Weeks, the Christian School Strike Ends!

After 4 Weeks, the Christian School Strike Ends!

NEWS FLASH: The Strike was settled on Sunday, 27 September. Classes in all Christian Schools start for the new school year on Monday, 28 September. Teachers and students are excited and ready. Watch for another blog entry soon updating the situation, but here is one of today’s

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Abuna Chacour asks solidarity during Christian Schools strike

Abuna Chacour asks solidarity during Christian Schools strike

Thank you for your care for the Living Stones of Israel/Palestine! The first of September should have been the first day of school for 2015-16 at Mar Elias High School, Mariam Bawardi Elementary School, and the Mariam Bawardi Kindergarten in Ibillin. Instead, the teachers and students from

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Please Come! Hear Archbishop Elias Chacour in MI and IN, Sept. 13-20

Please Come! Hear Archbishop Elias Chacour in MI and IN, Sept. 13-20
SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2015 UNITED STATES SPEAKING TOUR You're invited to hear Peace Advocate and author Archbishop Elias Chacour, speaking at special events in Michigan and Indiana almost daily between September 13 and 20, 2015. All are welcome at all events. Admission is free unless otherwise noted, andRead more

Christmas Letter from Abuna Elias Chacour

Christmas Letter from Abuna Elias Chacour

lbillin, December 2014 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Pilgrims of Ibillin, While I served as Archbishop in Galilee, I always sent an Annual Christmas Greeting; it was always a feeling of communion and of deep gratitude. This year it is somehow different; I am writing to you

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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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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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