Padre John Organ, a former Ottawa-based military chaplain, has been appointed chaplain to the bishop of Jerusalem for the next three years.
Invited by the Right Rev. Suheil S. Dawani, Organ was installed as residentiary canon of St. George’s Cathedral, Jerusalem, on Sunday, July 29.
He will serve as canon pastor to the English-speaking congregation, assist Bishop Dawani in local ecumenical and inter-faith work and connect international visitors with indigenous Christians.
The diocese of Jerusalem spans Israel, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.