His Eminence Abuna Yesehaq
Archbishop of the Western Hemisphere and the Caribbean.
July 23, 1933 - December 29, 2005
In Loving and Deep Respectful Memory of Our Beloved earthly Father,
who taught us by his humble example how to serve the true and living God.
He was a Saintly Monk, a true and faithful shepherd of the Lord.
His Mausoleum is in Kingston, Jamaica, at
Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Church on Maxfield Ave.
As a Pastor, Archbishop Yesehaq traveled throughout Ethiopia proclaiming the Gospel.
He was eventually appointed administrator of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church in the United States and Jamaica. He was archbishop of the Western Hemisphere Diocese from 1979 until his passing in December 2005. His Eminence was interested in reaching the African Diaspora and devoted much time to that cause.
He baptized thousands of people throughout the world, including USA, Africa,
the Caribbean, hundreds in Jamaica, including Bob Marley.
He touched so many more spiritually with his humble, gentle and non-
judgmental way of living. Some of those including Prime Ministers and other
heads of state; as well as clergy of other denominations.
Much more about his life and work can be found in the book which he wrote
"Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church An Integrally African Church"
By: Archbishop Yesehaq