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31/08/1950: Born in Beirut, Lebanon

09/1963: Joined the Latin Patriarchate Minor Seminary

06/07/1975: Ordained Priest by Latin Bishop Paul Bassim in Beirut, Lebanon

08/1975: Vicar, Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish in Beit Jala; Professor at the Seminary;  Studies at the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum (Flagellation Convent) and the French Biblical and Archaeological School of Jerusalem (Dominicans)

20/06/1976: Priest at Jil al-Deeb (Lebanon)

08/1977: Vicar to Fr. Naoum Karadsheh, Our Lady of Carmel Parish, Jabal Hashimi, Amman

08/1978: Professor, Latin Patriarchate Seminary

26/07/1982: Priest at Jil al-Deeb (Lebanon)

10/1982: Studies in Canon Law, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome

06/1985: Obtained Doctorate in Canon Law

27/06/1985: Returned to Lebanon

08/1986: Returned to Rome for parish ministry

06/1988: Joined the Pontifical Academy, Rome

1989: Parish Priest, Martyrs of Jordan Parish, Marj el Hamam, Amman

1992: Priest serving the Arabic-speaking community in California, USA; Founded two parishes: in San Francisco and Los Angeles

1999:  Parish Priest of St. John of God Catholic Church in San Francisco in addition to continuing his ministry to the Arab American Catholic Community

2003: Parish Priest of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in San Francisco, the permanent home of the Arab American Catholic Communtiy

2006:  Given title of Prelate of Honor – Monsignor

10/2014: Retired from Active Ministry

2017:  In residence at St. Anne’s Home – San Francisco, CA

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