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Franciscan Monastery Plant and Herb Sale

2024-04-11T11:38:03-04:00April 8th, 2024|Categories: At the monastery|Tags: |

Join us for the much-awaited annual Plant & Herb Sale! Discover a wide variety of plants, herbs, vegetables, annuals, perennials, azaleas, camellias, and locally sourced honey, all cultivated right here at the Monastery. Enjoy complimentary on-site parking, though please note that pets are not permitted within the sales area. Explore our beautiful gardens and learn about [...]

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Valentine Cards at the Franciscan Monastery

2024-02-13T15:27:28-05:00February 13th, 2024|Categories: At the monastery|

As St. Valentine's Day approaches, the Franciscan Monastery continues its annual exhibition of Valentine's cards in the Visitor Center. Saint Valentine is remembered and venerated as the patron saint of lovers, and this special collection of handicrafts in honor of his feast was made by Br. Simon McKay, OFM, a Franciscan friar, for his parents. History [...]

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A Solemn Commemoration: All Souls Feast at the Franciscan Monastery 

2023-11-02T17:57:55-04:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: At the monastery, News|

After the solemnity of All Saints, the Church commemorates the memorial of All Souls on November 2. At the Franciscan Monastery, this feast day is particularly heartfelt by the community of friars, who celebrate morning mass each year in the Purgatory Chapel located below the church.  In this evocative setting, Fr. David Grenier, Commissary of the [...]

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Thirteenth Annual Mass and Benefit Dinner

2023-10-30T19:54:51-04:00October 30th, 2023|Categories: At the monastery, News, Press Releases|Tags: |

On the evening of Saturday, October 28th, the thirteenth annual Mass and Benefit Dinner took place at the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America. This event aims to raise awareness among the American public about the mission carried out by the Franciscan Friars of the Custody of the Holy Land for over eight centuries [...]

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Pray and Hope for Peace in the Holy Land 

2023-10-17T12:51:58-04:00October 17th, 2023|Categories: At the monastery, News|

Pray and hope. This was the message delivered by Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki during the Mass for Peace in the Holy Land, which took place on Sunday, October 15th at the Franciscan Monastery. The bishop, a member of the Franciscan Foundation for Holy Land based in New York, led the Mass, which the Franciscan Monastery's friars [...]

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