Easter 2012…..Sunday 8-April 2012
Fr. Jorge Hernandez is the Parish Priest , originally from Argentina, in Holy family Catholic Church. Their are 3 different orders of nuns in Gaza who also run a home for the elederly, a centre for the disabled, a kindergarten and a school.
From a total population of 1,5 million, the Christian community of Gaza is made up of 2.500. Catholics are about 300. This year, Israel was expected to “allow” 500 Christians to leave Gaza to celebrate Easter in Jerusalem
We were honoured to celebrate Easter service in Gaza this year .
Pictures by Jeff Bright, facebook Jeffrey Bright Photojournalist