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27 May, 2011

Bethehem University Welcomes the English and Welsh Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem

Equestrian EWOn Wednesday, May 25, Bethlehem University welcomed the English and Welsh Lieutenancy of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem lead by Mr. Chris Richards. Welcoming the group was Br. Cyril Litecky - Assistant to the Vice Chancellor, Mr. Isaac Sahhar - Assistant Vice President for Development and Mr. Demitri Awwad - Guest Relations Officer.

The visit was the first for many in the group however included familiar friends, including Lt. Dr. David Smith and Fr. Mark Madden. The experience while perhaps short was memorable for both the guests and staff as they toured the campus. In Furno Hall, Br. Cyril Litecky welcomed the group and expressed his gratitude for their coming to the university and also their strong dedication and friendship.

Following a viewing of the university documentary “Beacon of Hope,” Honorary Lieutenant Dr. David Smith presented a check from the Order as a gift to Bethlehem University. Accepting the check on behalf of the university was Mr. Isaac Sahhar who thanked the Order for their support. Mr. Isaac emphasized to the group that their solidarity with and generous support for Bethlehem University is what helps to keep the university alive and active. For more photos, click here.


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