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Fr. Richard Van de Water

Fr. Richard Van de Water
Contact information:
Telephone: +1 310 470 9116
Email: [email protected]
30/04/1950: Born in Columbia, South Carolina, USA

1974: Arrived in the Holy Land, a Presbyterian

1976: Welcomed into the Catholic Church.  Catechism Teacher, Freres School in Jerusalem

04/10/1978: Joined the Latin Patriarchate Major Seminary

30/05/1982: Ordained Priest by Patriarch J.J. Beltritti  at the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem on Pentecost Sunday

07/1982: Vicar to Fr. Luigi Favro, Holy Family Parish in Ramallah, Palestine

09/1985: Vicar to Fr. Mario Furlan, Twelve Apostles Parish in Zarqa North, Jordan

1988: Vicar to Fr. Khalil Ja’ar, Twelve Apostles Parish in Zarqa North

01/07/1989: Parish Priest, St. Joseph in Ader, Jordan

1995: Professor, Biblical Studies, Latin Patriarchate Seminary; Studies for Licentiate at the French Biblical and Archeological School of Jerusalem

1996: Doctorate in Biblical Studies, Fribourg, Switzerland

09/1999: Parish Priest, St. Joseph in Jifna; Professor, Latin Patriarchate Seminary

2004: Priest Assistant to Fr. Labib Kobti