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Fr. Richard Van de Water

Fr. Richard Van de Water

30.04.1950 : born in Columbia (South Carolina) USA

1974 : arrived in the Holy Land, Presbyterian

1976 : welcomed in the Catholic Church. Tutor of Catechism at the Freres School in Jerusalem

04.10.1978 : joins the Higher Seminary Beit Jala

30.05.1982 : ordained priest in Jerusalem, at the Dormition Abbey, by  Patriarch J.J. Beltritti, on Pentecost Sunday

07/1982 : Vicar in Ramallah (Palestine),  with Parish Priest D. Luigi Favero

09/1985 : Vicar in North Zerka , with Parish Priest Fr. Mario Furlan, and in 1988 with Parish Priest D. Khalil Ja’ar

01.07.1989 : Parish Priest of Ader (Jordan)

1995 : Professor of Holy Scripture  at Beit Jala Seminary ;  follows  courses for  Bachelor at the Biblical School in Jerusalem

1996 : travels to Fribourg (Switzerland) for doctorate in Holy Scripture

09/1999 : Parish Priest of Jifna (Palestine) and teaches at Be8it Jala Seminry

Priest in San Francisco USA

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