ST. JAMES ORTHODOX CHURCH
MILPITAS, CALIFORNIA
VICARIATE FOR THE PALESTINIAN & JORDANIAN
CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX COMMUNITIES IN AMERICA
"A Palestinian in origin, Dcn. Joseph
Kawar was born and raised in Baghdad,
Iraq. The Lord showed him the way to St.
James parish family in 1999, and has
been a parish member since then. Dcn.
Joseph received the blessing to serve on
the church Board of Trustees in different
positions shortly after he joined the
parish. Dcn. Joseph got the blessings
from his spiritual father, Fr. Jerius Hanna
to be ordained to the Holy Deaconate.
Fr. Deacon Joseph Kawar >>   
St. James Orthodox Church - 195 North Main St. Milpitas, Ca 95035 - (408) 934-1794
With the blessing of His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios, Bishop
Savas of Troas ordained him as a Deacon serving the parish of St.
James Orthodox Church. Dcn. Joseph has been an advisor for the
Youth Group and is overseeing the Sunday School program.