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Fr. Georges Mokbel

St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill Pastor

Fr. Georges Mokbel

Rev. Fr. Georges Mokbel was born in Beirut, Lebanon.

He is married to Kh. Silva Chakkour since 2005. They have 3 children: Peter, Helena and Angelina.

Fr. Georges is a graduate of the St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology at Balamand in 2005 and the School of Byzantine Music – Holy Church of the Great Archangels of Schimatari, Greece in 2013.

He was ordained to the Holy Diaconate in 2006 and to the Holy Priesthood in 2009 by His Eminence Metropolitan ELIAS of Beirut, where he served as an assistant priest in the Annunciation Church. He also served as a chaplain in St. George Hospital in Beirut from 2015 till 2021.

Fr. Georges is fluent in Arabic, English and French and also has a good working knowledge of Greek. He was a teacher in the following academies:

  • The Theological School of Beirut, teaching Dogmatic courses from 2005 till 2021.
  • The Ecclesiastical Music School of Beirut, teaching Byzantine music from 2005 till 2021.
  • The Lebanese University – Branch I – Department of Archeology, teaching Greek Language from 2014 till 2021.

Fr. Georges was assigned the Pastor of Saint George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Richmond Hill – Toronto, by His Eminence Metropolitan JOSEPH on September 16, 2021.