“Christianity in the Holy Land: The Divine Light Still Burns!”


The San Antonio Committee of the Holy Land Christian Support Network (HCSN)
          The Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation (HCEF)
                         invite you to attend a

                Symposium on the Holy Land Christians

     “Christianity in the Holy Land: The Divine Light Still Burns!”

                        Saturday, April 26, 2003
                             9:00am – 4:00 pm

                     University of the Incarnate Word
                               4301 Broadway
                           San Antonio, TX 78209

The co-sponsors for this event are:
Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio; Episcopal Diocese of San Antonio; University of the Incarnate Word; and The Pilgrim Center of Hope


Only 2% of the population in the Holy Land remains Christian.  You can help
preserve our Christian heritage


Please join us at this event so that you can learn about our Christian brothers and sisters in the Holy Land and abouthow you can be part of HCEF’s efforts to replace despair with hope, fear with security, and humiliation with human dignity.

Several speakers from the Holy Land and the U.S. will share the story of
Holy Land Christians and their need for solidarity with Christians outside the
Holy Land.  Speakers include: Fr. Emil Salayta, Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem,
HCEF Co-Founder; Fr. Majdi Siryani, LLD, Director of Schools, Latin
Patriarchate of Jerusalem; Most Rev. Patrick J. Zurek, DD, Auxiliary Bishop
of San Antonio; Sir Rateb Y. Rabie, HCEF President; Ms. Diane Travis, Radio
Personality; and Rev. Julie Rowe, Lutheran Church Hospital; and Rev. John
Padgett, Pastor, St. Andrew Episcopal Church.

The Registration Fee is $25 per person (includes lunch and materials)

To register or to obtain more information about the speakers or the program,
check our website at http://www.hcef.org/events/index.cfm?eventid=38 or contact Deacon Tom or Mary Jane Fox at
(210) 521-3377 or email them at: fox@hcef.org.

Information can also be obtained directly from HCEF at toll free (866)
871-4233 or news@hcef.org. You can also register online at http://www.hcef.org/holy/shop/SanAntonio.html