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The Relic of the Holy Crib Handed Over to the Custody of the Holy Land

2019-12-02T16:20:45-05:00December 2nd, 2019|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

Directly from Santa Maria Maggiore, after careful preparation, the relic of the Holy Crib of Jesus, a gift to the Custody of the Holy Land from Pope Francis, arrived in Jerusalem on Friday 29th November. The celebration of this day, which is already dear to the Franciscans for the celebration of the memory of All the Saints of the Seraphic Order and of the approval of [...]

Franciscan Monastery in Washington, D.C. Hosts Annual Fundraising Event

2019-11-12T16:45:04-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: At the monastery, News|

Over 250 friends and benefactors of the Holy Land Franciscans and the Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in Washington, D.C., came together at the Monastery on Saturday, November 9, for the annual Mass and Gala. Franciscan Father Francesco Patton, Custos of the Holy Land, presided at the Mass in the Monastery church, and shared [...]

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800th Anniversary Celebration with Italian Internationally Famous Organist

2019-11-13T09:45:35-05:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: At the monastery, News|

In the occasion of the 800th anniversary since the visit of St. Francis of Assisi to the Holy Land, and his meeting with the Sultan al-Malik al-Kamil, and of 50 years since the declaration of San Francisco (CA) and Assisi as Sister Cities, the Custody of the Holy Land, the Archdioceses of San Francisco and [...]

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Justice, peace and joy: the Commemoration of all the faithful departed

2019-11-25T22:07:43-05:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: In the Holy Land, News|

As in the Roman liturgical calendar, 2nd November in Jerusalem is also the day dedicated to all the faithful departed: a day offered to remember, bless and thank for the lives of our dear ones but also an introduction to eternal life. There are various traditions linked to this day all over the world. In [...]

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