Monthly Archives: June 2016

Your pilgrimage strengthens your faith and helps Christians in the Holy Land

2017-10-01T00:40:11+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

When you travel to the Holy Land you will strengthen your faith. You also will support Christians in the Holy Land. In this video a Franciscan leader invites you to come and see. The Franciscans have been caring for the shrines and ministering to Christians in the Holy Land for nearly 800 years. Why travel there [...]

Experience Holy Moments

2017-10-01T00:41:18+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

Will this be the year that you go to the Holy Land? The Franciscans have been welcoming and guiding pilgrims in the Holy Land for more than 125 years. If you are ready to go, the Franciscans will be there to greet you. To learn more about joining a pilgrimage or creating a customized group tour [...]

A Virtual Holy Land Tour

2017-10-01T00:42:57+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

Hi. All of us have heard of the Holy Land. Some of us even dreamed about going there. We would like to share a “virtual Holy Land tour” video with you. To learn more about joining a pilgrimage or creating a customized group tour for your parish, school, group or organization, please call 443-832-0350.

Experience the Holy Land

2017-10-01T00:45:34+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|

Thank you for your interest in experiencing a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. The Franciscans have been leading pilgrimages for Christians for more than 125 years. The Franciscans care for all of the major Christian shrines in the Holy Land. We will be pleased to reserve a space for you on an upcoming pilgrimage. The video [...]

Father Pizzaballa nominated as Apostolic Administrator of the Latin Patriarchate

2017-10-01T00:48:13+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

STATEMENT OF THE LATIN PATRIARCHATE His Holiness Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of His Beatitude Patriarch Fouad Twal, having reached the legal age, according to article 401, §1 of the Code of Canon Law. His Holiness has appointed the Very Reverend Pierbattista Pizzaballa, OFM, former Custos of the Holy Land for twelve years, as Apostolic [...]

Father Francesco Patton is the new Custos of the Holy Land

2017-10-01T00:51:05+00:00 June 24th, 2016|Categories: News|

Father Francesco Patton is the new Custos of the Holy Land. After twelve years under the guidance of Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa, the Franciscan Order has a new Superior. The General Definitory of the Friars Minor, with the consent of the Holy See, on May 20, 2016, announced Friar Francesco Patton as the new Custos of the [...]