|Death: ||Jan. 24, 1894|
A native of Lyon, France, Father Etienne Joly was ordained to the Priesthood at Calvary, Jerusalem, on December 17, 1857. Appointed master of ceremonies of the Latin Patriarchate, he was later named vicar of Coderc in Gifneh. Transferred to Birzeit, he established a church and a school, introduced the Sisters of St. Joseph and the Sisters of the Rosary, seeing the number of Catholics rise from 78 to 218. Named Canon of the Holy Sepulchre Basilica, he died at the Patriarchate of jaundice at the age of 64. In 1987, his tomb on the floor of the Crypt the Co-Cathedral of the Holy Name was opened. His coffin was found intact but his remains had mostly disintegrated. His femur, tibias and shoes were the only remains spared by the moisture. They were put away in a nylon bag, clearing the tomb for re-use.
Co - Cathedral Of The Holy Name Of Jesus
Yerushalayim (Jerusalem District), Israel
Plot: Clergy Burial Chambers.
Created by: Eman Bonnici
Record added: Dec 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101689164
Added: Apr. 29, 2015
Rest In Peace, Father Etienne!|
Added: Dec. 4, 2012