RENEH – Under the patronage of Bishop Boulos Marcuzzo, the Parish of St. Joseph and the Scouts in Reneh organized a reception in honor of Fr. Elias Odeh for his 47 years of service. Many priests, members of the local Pastoral Council and parishioners were present.
The celebration started with a parade led by the Joseph the Worker Scouts. Speeches honoring Fr. Odeh were delivered by thepresident and several members of the local Pastoral Council, the Imam of the village, the principal of Reneh Latin High schoolfocusing on he life and character of Fr. Odeh.
Bishop Boulos Marcuzzo, Latin Patriarchal Vicar in Jerusalem and Palestine, awarded Fr. Odeh with the Knight of the Holy Sepulcher Medal.