The priests of the Saint James Vicariate for Hebrew speaking Catholics in Israel met on Friday, June 2, 2017 at the Saints Simeon and Anne House in Jerusalem.

Present at the meeting were ten 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 Feast of Pentecost. This was followed by news from the different communities.

In addition the following subjects were also discussed:
- Child protection policy in the Vicariate
- Two new priests will arrive in the Vicariate
- Summer camps for children
- Hebrew speaking Catholic youth festival
- Annual priests’ retreat
- Review of the readings from the Old Testament during the Easter period
- Next kehillot day
- Vacation plans

At the end of the meeting the priests ate lunch together.