Posts by Maria Khoury

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Sunday of Orthodoxy Celebrated in Taybeh

Today was a glorious celebration for the Sunday of Orthodoxy, commemorated in my church annually this first Sunday of the Holy Great Lent. After a beautiful…

Mar 04, 2015
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Israeli Settler Attacks on Christian and Muslim Holy Places

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses. Proverbs 10:12 Every day, I wake up and stare at the new illegal Israeli settlement right in front…

Mar 03, 2015
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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ in the Jordan River

It was simply a most glorious celebration of the Epiphany on the Jordan River today. (January 19 is Epiphany for those following the Old Julian calendar.)…

Jan 21, 2015
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Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

We have just celebrated the Miracle of the Holy Fire in Taybeh in a most magnificent way at the outskirts of our village at approximately 5:30 pm local…

Apr 19, 2014
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Christ is Born! Glorify Him!

“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord.” (Luke 2:11) It is under unimaginable conditions of Apartheid…

Dec 23, 2013
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Waiting for Water

“In the world you will have tribulation, but be of good cheer, for I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 There are some things that are about…

Jul 14, 2013
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The Holiest Place on Earth

I am the light of the world. John 9:5 Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! It is here in Jerusalem that we can proclaim this news every day because it is…

Jun 01, 2013

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