“I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,  I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.” (Matthew 25:35-36)

Bishop François Beyrouti has established a relief fund for the victims of the devastating earthquake in northern Syria. Please visit this site:

Link to donate to Earthquake Relief Fund

If you would rather write a check, please it payable to “Diocese of Newton” with the memo “Earthquake Relief” and mail it to:

Diocese of Newton
802 Rifle Camp Road
POB 630
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

This method will assure that your donations are used to help those truly own need. There has been a massive loss of life and a growing humanitarian crisis. Aleppo was been hard hit. Melkite Archbishop Georges Masri was pulled alive from the rubble but, at last report, his Vicar is still under a destroyed building. Aleppo, Homs, Latakia, Hama and many towns have been disfigured. The Melkite Archbishop Emeritus of Aleppo, Jean-Clement Jeanbart, found in time and taken to hospital. Many churches were destroyed or damaged. Entire regions are without power or medical services. the need is great.

God bless you for your generosity and your prayers.