Celebrating the Feast of St. Anthony, patron saint of the Antonine Society of Bethlehem

On Monday, 13th of June 2022, the Bethlehem Antonion Charitable Society celebrated the feast of its patron St. Anthony, by holding the Holy Mass which was presided over by His Beatitude Patriarch Pierbattista Pizzaballa – Latin Patriarch, with the participation of the Latin parish priest Fr. Rami Asakari and the presence of the association administration members, some priests, nuns and monks, and a large number of believers.

The Arab Educational Institute / The Catholic Peace Movement (Pax Christi) was represented by Mr. Fuad Giacaman and some young men and women of the organization. The attendees exchanged words of congratulations and blessings, wishing the association the success in its humanitarian, social and patriotic mission in the service of God, the Church and the country, as exemplified by the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, “I came to serve, not to be served” and imitating its patron saint, Saint Anton.

Happy St. Anton to all those who bear the name “Anton” wishing them health and peace.