Journey to Jordon

IMG_0963-575x384 deacon greg on camelOur very own Deacon Greg Kandra was one of several religious writers and journalists who journeyed to Amman, Jordan, at the invitation of the Jordan Tourism Board, to experience the country firsthand over 10 days. He has shared the links to all of his blog posts, photographs and videos (and the occasional selfie) that tell the story of his experiences with people, places and a culture 6,000 miles away from our home parish here in Queens.


Read the complete Journey to Jordan wrap-up at The Deacon’s Bench: Click here.

Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) also has the blog posts from Greg Kandra here.

Short video of Orthodox Easter Masses, celebrated by Catholics in Jordan on April 12, 2015, at St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church and at St. Peter and St. Paul Melkite Catholic Church:

Pressed into diaconal service at the Italian Hospital in Amman, by Dominican Sisters Elizabeth and Vinitha. Click photo for the full story.
greg with jordon sisters