The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, December 2, 2016 at the Saints Simeon and Anne House in Jerusalem.

Present at the meeting were all twelve of the Vicariate priests, including the priests responsible for the communities in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Haifa, Nazareth, Tiberias and Beer Sheba, and both priests working with the Russian-speaking communities.

The meeting began with a time to share on the Gospel of the sixth Sunday of the Great Advent. This was followed by news from the different communities.

In addition the following subjects were also discussed:
- planned family weekend and Christmas children’s camp
- preparation of financial reports from the communities
- report on the progress of the seminarian studying in the Vicariate
- report from the work of the liturgy committee
- report on the plans for the new year of activities for Desert Flower youth
- review of the annual retreat that was and preparing for the retreat in the year to come

The meeting concluded with lunch together.