Ramallah parishes stress youth ministry, education


[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Hanna Daly, rector of St. Andrew’s, Ramallah, and St. Peter’s, Birzeit, met his wife, Anita, when they both taught at the School for the Deaf in Salt, Jordan.

The couple and their three school-age children moved to Ramallah in 2009 from Amman, where Daly subsequently established a successful youth ministry. They are now set on building a strong youth program at St. Andrew’s.

“This is what I like,” Daly says, sitting in his office on a late summer Tuesday in relaxed khakis and a polo shirt. “I feel this is the future of the church.”

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First appeared in Episcopal News Service, September 30, 2010 as

Youth ministry, education are priorities for Ramallah parishes