Funeral services for Fr. Faysal Hijazin to take place in Amman on August 6th
CHANCELLERY – Please find below the funeral arrangements for Fr. Faysal Hijazin, Director of Latin Patriarchate schools in Palestine and Galilee, on August 6, 2016.
“Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me” (John 17: 11)
Most Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa and the Bishops, clergy and faithful of the Latin Patriarchate mourn the loss of Fr. Faysal Hijazin, Director of Latin Patriarchate schools in Palestine and Galilee, who passed away at the age of 55. Fr. Faysal dedicated his life to educational and pastoral work in addition to defending the values of Marriage and Family.
We invite all faithful and friends to take part of the funeral services according to the following program:
Saturday August 6, 2016, day of the feast of the Transfiguration, his body will be transferred to the Church of the Good Shepherd at the Our Lady of Peace Center in Amman at 11:00 am. The funeral mass will take place at noon after which he will be laid to rest in the priests’ cemetery at Our Lady of Peace Center. People can offer their condolences on Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10:00 am until 9:00 pm at Al-Hadaf association, Diwan Al Halsa in Dabouq- Amman.
The memorials of the 3rd, 9th and 40th days will be celebrated on Monday August 8, 2016, at 3:00 pm at the Church of Sacred Heart of Jesus in Tla’ il ‘Ali.