VMAS

Posted by Admin | Israel,Latin Church | Friday 4 October 2019 8:25 am

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VICARIATE FOR MIGRANTS AND ASYLUM SEEKERS (VMAS)
IN ISRAEL

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Coordinator:  Rt. Rev. Rafic Nahra
Mailing address:
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P.O.B. 581
Jerusalem 9100402
Mobile: 052 512 38 64
Email: pere.rafic@gmail.com
Secretariat:
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Sr. Anna Manyonga, Presentation Sister
Mobile: 059 874 58 91
Email: annkuda@yahoo.com
Sr. Agnese Elli, Comboni Sister
Email: agnese.elli@gmail.com

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Personal Parish Holy Family for Migrants and Asylum Seekers

Moderator:
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Rev. Renato Santos
Mobile: 058 522 19 62

The Pastoral Care of this Parish is entrusted to the different chaplains of the Migrant Communities, acting as Priests in Solidum.

Filipino Community
Chaplain: Rev. Rafic Nahra
Address:
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P.O.B. 581
9100402 Jerusalem
Mobile: 052 512 38 64
Email: pere.rafic@gmail.com
Indian Community
Chaplain: Rev. Tojy Jose Mandapam, OFM 
Address:
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St. Peter Church
P.O.B. 8423
6115002 Jaffa
Mobile: 054 307 93 16
Email: tojyofm@gmail.com
Geez rite Community
 Chaplain: Rev. Ghebriel Okubu Zerezghi
Address:
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P.O.B. 581
9100402 Jerusalem
Mobile: 054 206 57 53
Sri Lankan Community
Coordinator: Sr. Dinesha Menarapitiya, Sisters of Perpetual Help
Address:
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P.O.B. 581
9100402 Jerusalem
Mobile: 054 268 15 40
French Speaking African Community
Coordinator: Sr. Anastasie Teby, Sisters of Saint Dorothy
Address: 1 Chanoch Albeck street, Jerusalem
Mailing address:
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P.O.B. 10510
9110402 Jerusalem
Mobile: 052 789 98 22
Sudanese Community 
Assistant:  Mr. Joseph Maker
Address:
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P.O.B. 581
9100402 Jerusalem
Romanian Community
Chaplain: Rev. Cristian Vacaru, Diocese of Iasi, Romania
Address:
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12 Lloyd George Street
P.O.B. 8020
9108001 Jerusalem
Tel: (02) 563 70 50
Fax: (02) 563 60 78
Mobile: 054 970 64 71
Email: vacaru_cristian@yahoo.fr
Polish Community
Chaplain: Rev. Apolinary Szwed, O.F.M.
Address:
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Saint Peter Church
Old City of Jaffa
P.O.B. 8467
6108302  Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Tel: (03) 682 28 71
Fax: (03) 518 16 13
Mobile: 054 445 46 60
Email: aposzwed@gmail.com
Latin American Community
Chaplain: Rev. Agustin G. Pelayo Fregoso, O.F.M.
Address:
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Saint Anthony Monastery
Terra Sancta
P.O.B. 8423
6108301  Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Tel: (03) 513 38 00
Fax: (03) 683 03 52
Email: fragpe2000@gmail.com

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PASTORAL CENTERS OF THE VMAS

TEL AVIV:

– Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center
The Center has a chapel (for the celebrations of the different Chaplaincies), a residence for one Filipino Priest and two Filipino Sisters (St Paul de Chartres). The center also has a large meeting room, which serves as a crèche (2 Day Care units). There are also catechism lessons in Hebrew, an after-school program and activities for Migrant Youth.
Director:
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Rev. Renato Santos
Mobile: 058 522 19 62
Address: 33 Shivat Tsiyon Street, Tel Aviv
– Saint Joseph House
An annex to Our Lady Woman of Valor, opened in 2016, where there are two units of the Day Care, offices, and a residence for two Sri Lankan Sisters (Perpetual Help) who run the Day Care and are responsible for the Sri Lankan Chaplaincy. 
 Address:  58 Ha-Kongress Street, Tel Aviv
– In addition to Our Lady Woman of Valor Pastoral Center and St Joseph House,   there are 5 more Day Care units in South Tel Aviv.
Responsible for the Day Care Units:
Sr. Anusha Thanthrege

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JERUSALEM:  Saint Rachel House

Director:
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Rev. Benedetto di Bitonto
Mobile: 052 781 51 24
Address:
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Pinsker Street 15, Talbiyyeh, Jerusalem
(inside the property of the Capuchins in Jerusalem)
– Saint Rachel Day Care unit and After-School program
It has room for a Day Care where 28 babies can be cared for, and an After-School program for Migrant Children (25 children during the year and up to 70 children during the summer).
Responsible for the Day Care Unit:
Ms. Eliam Ricciarelli
Mobile: 052 446 98 17
Responsible for the After-School Program:
Sr. Claudia Linati (Ursuline)
Mobile: 054 215 91 70
– Guardian Angel House
The Guardian Angel House provides a home away from home, structure and guidance for children who are inadequately cared for by their parents. It can accommodate up to 12 children, boys and girls, between the ages 6 to 16.
Responsible:
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Ms. Barbara Branchetti (Ctà Papa Giovanni XXIII)
Mobile: 050 377 06 30
– Martha and Mary House
A House for the Volunteers serving in Saint Rachel Center
Responsible:
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Ms. Danielle Mamman
Mobile: 054 587 13 42