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The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries mourns the passing of Fr. Faysal Hijazin

The Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries mourns the passing of Fr. Faysal Hijazin


STATEMENT – It is with deep sorrow and sadness that the Assembly of Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land mourns the loss of Fr. Faysal Hijazin, Director of Latin Patriarchate schools in Palestine and Israel, who passed away this morning August 4, 2016. The Assembly wishes to offer its condolences to the Latin Patriarchate and the family of Fr. Hijazin. We raise our voices in prayer to God to have mercy on him.


About Fr. Faysal Hijazin

05.02.1961 :  born in Amman

27.08.14973 : joined the Lower Seminary in Beit Jala, recommended by Fr Naoum Karadsheh

20.06.1985 : ordained priest at  Christ the King Parish Amman  by Bishop Salim Sayegh

1985-1988 : Vicar to Fr Louis Favro, Ramallah Parish

1987-1988 : principal of Al Ahliyeh School in Ramallah

08/1988 : tutor  at Beit Jala Seminary

08/1988 : Administrator at Irbed Parish Jordan

08/1989 : Parish Priest Christ the King at al Misdar Amman

10/1992: studies in Moral Theology in Rome (Alphonsium Univesity)

08/1995 : Tutor Moral Theology at Beit Jala Seminary ; activist Family  Center in Bethlehem

08/2005 : Parish Priest Beit Sahur

2007 : secretary Family Diocesan Committee

2009 : Deputy principal of Beit Jala Seminary

08/2010 : Parish Priest Ramallah ; director of LPJ schools in Palestine

2011 : appointed member at Presbyterian Council ; member of  Advisory  Board

04/2012 : appointed secretary general to Catholic Schools in Palestine

08/2012 : in  charge of Catholic Schools in Palestine

03/2013  : appointed Director of LPJ schools in Palestine and Israel