Father Tony Akoury

Father Tony Akoury was born on August 4, 1967 in Lebanon.

He is the oldest of two brothers and three sisters.

In 1985, he attended the University of Holy Spirit in Kaslik, Jounieh, where he graduated with degrees in Philosophy and Theology.

On July 22, 1995, on the Feast of Saint Sharbel, he was ordained a Maronite priest by Patriarch, Nessralla Peter Sfeir.

Three years later, he earned a Master's Degree in Oriental Canon Law from Jesuit University in Rome, Italy.

His first assignment was in Easton, Pennsylvania as parochial vicar for one year.

In 2002, he was assigned as pastor at Saint Theresa Maronite Church in Brockton, Massachusetts, where he served for seven years.

While there, he attended Boston College and received his Master's Degree in Pastoral Care and Ministry.

In June 2008, he was assigned as pastor at Saint George Maronite Church in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.