This is a Samaritan priest. They are a small, ancient community on Mt Gerizim.
At Jacob's well
At the Garden of Gethsemane
Here we are at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem waiting for some Armenian priests that are having their morning service (with bells and incense) in the grotto. It was a great spot for some Contemplative Prayer, so Father Chuck took the opportunity.
Gathered by the Holy Spirit, we worship God and, transformed by Christ’s love, we go forth into the world to love and serve with joy