The McKinless family, good friends of the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, have long welcomed refugees and others in need into their hearts and home in the US. Another way of supporting our neighbors in the Holy Land. Watch the video here.
Nearly 100 students from The Catholic University of America will give up a rare day off to volunteer with the Franciscan Monastery Garden Guild. They have signed up to give back to their community as part of Catholic University’s annual MLK Day of Service, which honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [...]
The solemn entry of the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Francesco Patton, was joyfully followed by the people of Bethlehem, who also celebrated the Patron Saint, Saint Catherine of Alexandria. On the Saturday preceding the first Sunday of Advent, the city of Bethlehem celebrated and welcomed the Custos of the Holy Land, Father Francesco Patton. [...]
Different areas of the Holy Land were affected by several fires last week. The most serious fires forced the evacuation of at least 60,000 citizens in Haifa. Last week several fires hit the Holy Land. It is estimated that more than 1,100 hectares of forest burned in about 630 different locations. More severe episodes occurred in [...]
As the weather turns colder, come to the Franciscan Monastery for a warm welcome. Take a look inside this edition of the Monastery Monthly to find upcoming events, as well as footage of those you may have missed. In the December issue of the Monastery Monthly you will find: December events at the Monastery Relive the [...]