Vicar Emeritus in Jordan

H.E. Maroun Lahham

20 July 1948: Born in Irbid – Jordan

1972 – 1975: Vicar of the parish of Christ the King, in Misdar (Amman),

1975 – 1976: Vicar of the parish of Fuheis, Jordan,

1976 – 1979: Fidei Donum priest in Dubai, UAE (United Arab Union)

1979 – 1981: Vicar in the parish of Christ the King, in Misdar, Amman,

1981 – 1988: Parish Priest & Director of Catholic Schools – Madaba (Jordan)1972: BA in Philosophy and Theology – Pontifical Lateran University (Rome)

1981 – 1988 Parish Priest & Director of Catholic Schools – Madaba (Jordan)

1990: MA in Pastoral Theology – Pontifical Lateran University (Rome)

1992: PhD in Pastoral Theology and Catechesis – Pontifical Lateran University (Rome) (Adult Catechesis in the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem).

1992 – 1994: General Director of Latin Patriarchate Schools in Palestine.

1992 – 1998: Teacher at St Cyril Diploma Program – Bethlehem University

1992 – 2005: Teacher at the Latin Patriarchate Seminary – Beit Jala

1994 – 2005: Rector of the Latin Seminary – Beit Jala

1996 – 2004: Teacher at St Paul Seminary (Cremisan) – Beit Jala

1998 – 2005: Teacher at Bethlehem University

2004 – 2005: Teacher at Saint Saviour Franciscan Seminary (Jerusalem)

2005: Bishop of Tunis

2010: Archbishop of Tunis

2012: General Vicar in Jordan

Feb 4, 2017: the Holy Father has accepted the resignation of His Excellency Msgr. Maroun Lahham.

2017: Retired in Our Lady of Peace Center – Jordan


Bishop Lahham published four pastoral letters:

1. One year later (Tunis 2006)
2. The role of the laity in the Church (Tunis 2008)
3. The Word of God (Tunis 2009)
4. “Behold, I make all things new” (Tunis 2011)

He wrote and translated books and articles, and presented conferences on adult catechesis, Christian spirituality, peace in the Holy Land, the significance of Jerusalem for the three monotheistic religions, interreligious dialogue, Lectio Divina, sacraments, Christian anthropology, and history of the Latin Patriarchate.

Address:

Latin Vicariate
28 Princess Alia Street – Sweifieh
P.O.B. 851379
11185 Amman – Jordan
Tel : (+962) (0)65929546 ; 5929547
Fax : (+962) (0)65920548
E-mail : ml@lpj.org