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Reverand Father Ashur Elkhour

Reverand Father Ashur Elkhour

Father Ashur Elkhoury was born in Beirut, Lebanon on Holy Cross Day, 1965 to Shamasha (Deacon) David and Catrina Elkhoury. He is the grandson of Archandeacon Patrous Elkhoury (Mazraanaya of Tkhooma) and the nephew of Cor-Bishop Israel Elkhoury of Beirut. In 1980 amd at the age of 14, he migrated to the United States, along with his family, and resided in Anaheim, California.

Father Ashur attended Anaheim High School, where he met his life companion, Susana, daughter of Don Villa and Donna Lydia Villa. After graduating Cal Poly University with a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1991, he married his life companion, and was blessed with three lovely sons: David, Alexander, and Emmanuel. He has been a Registered Professional Architect since 1996 and is currently the Principal Architect at his own firm.

Father Ashur commenced his studies for the rank of Shamasha (Deacon) at St. Paul Parish in Orange County, California following his college graduation. In 1998, he was ordained a Shamasha (Deacon) by His Grace Mar Aprim Khamis, Bishop of Western United States. After serving eight years as Shamasha, on Christmas Eve 2006, he was ordained a Qasha (Priest) by His Grace Mar Aprim Khamis and was assigned to St. Paul Parish Assyrian Church in Orange County, California as a Parish Priest commencing on January 1, 2007.

    Deacon Youra Levy

    Deacon Youra Levy

    Ordained On: Sunday December 17, 2006
    Ordained At: St. Paul Parish, Orange County California
    Rank: Deacon (Shamasha)

      Deacon Michael Yousef

      Deacon Michael Yousef

      Ordained On: Tuesday September 13, 2011
      Ordained At: St. Paul Parish, Orange County California
      Rank: Deacon (Shamasha)

        Sub-Deacon John Elkhoury

        Sub-Deacon John Elkhoury

        Ordained On: Tuesday September 13, 2011
        Ordained At: St. Paul Parish, Orange County California
        Rank: Sub -Deacon (Hope-it-yaqna)

          St. Paul Parish Committee

          St. Paul Parish Committee

          Rev. Fr. Ashur Elkhoury – Parish Priest
          Dcn. Michael Yousef – Committee President
          Mr. Tavoor Davidloo – Vice President
          Ms. Chamiram Ishu – Treasurer
          Mr. Sagil James – Webmaster
          Ramina Yadegarians
          Bel Alkhas

          Ladies Auxilary

          Chamiram Ishu
          Susana Elkhoury
          Margaret Youkhanna
          Madeleine Zoumlan
          Florance Betdinkha
          Samira Solomon
          Georgette Davidloo
          Jennifer Sarkis
          Sargena Yousef

          Sunday School

          Sargena Yousef - Director Elin Markarian

          Contact

          +1 714 797 5140

          2510 West Orange Avenue,
          Anaheim, California 92804

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