Holy Family Church, Gaza

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Holy Family Church
كنيسة العائلة المقدسة
LocationGaza City
Country Palestine
DenominationRoman Catholic Church
Priest in chargeGabriel Romanelli

The Holy Family Church[1] (Arabic: كنيسة العائلة المقدسة‎) It is the only Latin (Roman) Catholic parish in Gaza City[2][3] in the Gaza Strip in the Palestinian Territories. His pastor since 2012 is Father Jorge Hernández of the Congregation of the Incarnate Word, assisted by a vicar also the same institution. His parishioners are among some two hundred faithful. It has two primary and secondary schools, property and Jerusalem Latin Patriarchate, plus some clinics.

The parish receives the support of the Sisters of Charity of Mother Teresa[4] and the Sisters of the Incarnate Word (also present in Bethlehem, Jaffa and Egypt) and the Rosary Sisters. They take care of the sick, disabled, elderly, regardless of their religion.

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  1. ^ Holy Family Parish in Gaza 'small but strong in faith'
  2. ^ "Patriarch Twal visits parishioners of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Gaza". en.abouna.org. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  3. ^ "Agenzia Fides News". www.fides.org. Retrieved 2016-05-17.
  4. ^ "Une visite à la paroisse de Gaza". Patriarcat latin de Jérusalem. 2009-09-15. Retrieved 2016-05-17.