Archive for April 8th, 2012

Easter 2012…..Sunday 8-April 2012
Fr. Jorge  Hernandez is the Parish Priest , originally from Argentina, in Holy family Catholic Church. Their are 3 different orders of nuns in Gaza who also run a home for the elederly, a centre for the disabled, a kindergarten and a school.
From a ¬†total population of 1,5 million, the Christian community of Gaza is made up of 2.500. Catholics are about 300. This year, Israel was expected to “allow”¬†500 Christians to leave Gaza to celebrate Easter in Jerusalem
We were honoured to celebrate Easter service in Gaza this year .
Pictures by Jeff Bright, facebook Jeffrey Bright Photojournalist

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