The Servant of God and Deacon Phillipus Naim el Hage, Memory Eternal!
His Eminence Metropolitan Silouan of the British Isles and Ireland, to all the Priests and Deacons and parishes of this Holy Archdiocese, and to the family of the departed to the Lord, Deacon Phillipus Naim el Hage.
It is with sorrow and greatly moved with compassion and love for the grief and suffering of the family, friends and parish I have to inform you of the departure to the Lord of the servant of God Deacon Phillipus Naim el Hage to the arms of our Saviour our Lord and God Jesus Christ. He passed to the Lord this morning after open heart surgery.
I ask you all to remember him in your prayers and entreat the Lord for His merciful, forgiveness to grant the soul of His departed servant Deacon Naim a place of rest with Him.
Remember also in your prayers his wife Jocelyn and his sons Phillipus, Sergius and Carlos, their grief at the sudden separation from their beloved husband and father should move us all with compassion for them who are in great need of the consolation of our Lord and our All Holy Mother of God.
Christ is Risen