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Fr. Clovis and the richness of an international brotherhood

2017-10-10T10:05:02+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Young, enthusiastic Brazilian priest makes final vows as a Holy Land Franciscan. Fr. Clovis Bettinelli encouraged young people, saying a call to the Holy Land is a beautiful mission. "It is a vocation that requires young people who wish to come here to have radical spirit." Read more.

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The Boy Home in Bethlehem turns ten

2017-10-10T09:55:57+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

The Bethlehem Boys Home run by the Holy Land Franciscans celebrates 10 years of helping boys in need. The school has served as an after-school program, and even as a main home, for over 80 young people in that time. Read more.

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Celebrations for Saint Francis begin

2017-10-06T09:38:53+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Franciscans in Egypt kicked off events that mark 800 years since St. Francis’ visit to the Sultan there in 1219. Worldwide celebrations of the 800th anniversary of Franciscans in the Holy Land are now underway. Read more...

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From Calvary to the whole world

2017-09-25T10:49:30+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Franciscans lead pilgrims and Holy Land residents in venerating the “true cross” as they celebrated the Exhaltation of the Cross.  Fr. Dobromir Jazstal offered the cross as a “hope for those who felt the weight of the world on their shoulders." Read more.

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