Anton Odeh Issa

Anton Odeh Issa
Contact information:
Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem
Telephone:  +972 2 628 2323
  • 12/03/1934: Born in Jaffa to a family originating from Aboud, Palestine
  • 04/10/949: Entered the Latin Patriarchate Minor Seminary
  • 03/10/1954: Entered the Latin Patriarchate Major Seminary
  • 16/10/1960: Ordained Deacon in Beit Jala by Bishop Mansour Jallad
  • 29/06/1961: Ordained Priest at the Latin Patriarchate Co-Cathedral by Bishop Mansour Jallad
  • 06/1961: Vicar, St. Pius X Parish in South Zarqa; In-Charge of Latin Schools
  • 08/1963: Vicar,  Beheading of St. John the Baptist Parish in Madaba, Jordan
  • 08/1964: Parish Priest, Annunciation of Our Lady Parish in Shatana, worked three days a week at St. George Parish in Irbed, Jordan
  • 07/1967: Priest-Chaplain at  Freres High School Jabal Hussein in Amman
  • 06/1970: Obtained Licentiate in Canon Law
  • 12/11/1971: Appointed Legal Vicar
  • 20/6/1971: Defended thesis in Law on  “Christian Minorities throughout the Ages”,  Pontifical Lateran  University, Rome
  • 1971-1988: Head of Commission on Pilgrimages; Chaplain of the Young Christian Students
  • 1979: Appointed Judge in the Diocesan Tribunal in Jerusalem
  • 05/1988: Appointed Head of the Diocesan Tribunal in Amman
  • 16/03/1992: Appointed Canon of the Holy Sepulchre
  • 1993: Member of the Bilateral Coordinating Committee between the Holy See and Israel
  • 1995:  Appointed Judge in the Diocesan Tribunal in Jerusalem;  Head of the Diocesan Tribunal in Nazareth; Head of the Appeal Court affiliated with the Greek Catholic Church in Haifa