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Lebanon: the celebrations for the 800° anniversary of the meeting between St Francis and the Sultan

2019-10-10T13:37:35-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Eight hundred years after the meeting between St Francis and the Sultan, the Franciscan convent of Tripoli-Mina also wanted to celebrate this special anniversary. On Sunday 6th October, the initiatives began in the morning with the fifth day of formation for the young people of Tripoli. The youngsters, both Christian and Muslim, reflected on the [...]

Washington Monastery Celebrates the Solemnity of the Assumption

2019-10-11T11:06:22-04:00August 30th, 2019|Categories: At the monastery, News|Tags: |

The Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, D.C., celebrated the Vigil Mass of the Solemnity of the Assumption of Mary on Wednesday evening, August 14. An estimated crowd of nearly 500 people attended the Mass, which was celebrated by the Most Reverend Wilton D. Gregory, recently appointed Archbishop of Washington. The Archbishop, who [...]

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Eleventh Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner

2019-10-11T11:07:25-04:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: At the monastery, News|Tags: , , |

The Eleventh Annual Mass & Benefit Dinner, scheduled for November 9, 2019, supports the Franciscan and the Holy Land Friars’ mission here and in the Holy Land. Sponsorship opportunities available in August. Tickets sales begin in September. For more information or pledges, please email Margherita Ligorio at margherita@Myfranciscan.com or call 202 526 6800 Ext. 895.

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