Biography and Life of St. Raphael

CHURCH TEMPLES FOUNDED BY ST. RAPHAEL
Church Temples founded by St. Raphael Hawaweeney
which formed the Syrian Diocese of Brooklyn
at the time of his death, Feb. 27, 1915

1. St. Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY – 1895
2. St. Nicholas Church, Montreal, QE – 1899
3. St. George Church, Boston, MA – 1900
4. St. George Church, Worcester, MA – 1902
5. St. George Church, Kearney, NE – 1903
6. St. Mary Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA – 1904
7. St. George Church, Lawrence, MA – 1904
8. St. Mary Church, Johnstown, PA – 1906
9. St. George Church, Glens Falls, NY – 1906
10. St. Nicholas Church, Montreal, QE – 1908
11. St. George Church, Vicksburg, MS – 1908
12. Archangel Michael Church, Beaumont, TX – 1908
13. St. George Church, Grand Rapids, MI – 1908
14. St. George Church, Chicago, IL – 1908
15. St. John of Damascus Church, Boston, MA – 1909
16. St. George Church, Washington, DC – 1909
17. St. George Church, Mexico City, Mexico – 1909
18. St. Simeon the Stylite Church, Ironwood, MI – 1910
19. St. George Church, Michigan City, IN – 1911
20. St. George Church, Charleston, WV – 1911
21. St. Nicholas Church, Cleveland, OH – 1911
22. Archangel Michael Church, Geneva, NY – 1912
23. Prophet Elias Church, La Crosse, WI – 1912
24. St. George Church, Pittsburgh, PA 1912
25. St. George Church, Macon, MS – 1913
26. St. George Church, Utica, NY – 1913
27. St. George Church, New Kensington, PA – 1914
28. St. George Church, Cedar Parids, Iowa – 1914
29. Archangel Michael Church, Monessen, PA – 1914
30. St. George Church, Toledo, OH – 1914

At the time of St. Raphael’s death, there were more than 25,000 adult male members recorded in the thirty parishes of the Syrian Diocese of Brooklyn.